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Search Results: 42 Records
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Muriel MacDonagh to Katherine (Kitty) O'Doherty thanking her for the money she had received from Jennie Wyse Power (1858-1941). O'Doherty and Wyse Power were both active in the aid associations set up in the aftermath of the Rising to ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from Eva Selina Gore-Booth (1870-1926) to Helena Malony (1883-1967). This letter was written while Malony was in prison. Eva Gore-Booth enquires about Malony and the rules regarding letters and visitors and refers to her sister an...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
The letter from Michael Collins (1890-1922) to James Ryan (1891-1970) is written from Frongach internment camp. Ryan had been imprisoned there with Collins but released early. Collins fills Ryan in on some of the happenings in the camp but mention...
Keywords: City and Town Life
This is a letter to Anne O'Rahilly, the sister of Michael Joseph O'Rahilly (1875-1916). The letter refers to a missed opportunity to meet in Dublin and goes on to discuss a demonstration of flying machines that had a great impression on the writer...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
A letter from Jeannie Johnson to George Hackney (1889-1977). Jennie expresses the hope that George is well and that he manages to hold on to his good luck. She writes that an imprisoned friend, 'Willie', has recently died of his wounds. Jeannie de...
Keywords: Faith, Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from William Mulvihill to Stíophán Conneely (1893-1965). Mulvihill congratulates Conneely on being accepted into the novitiate of the Redemptorist Congregation in Ireland. He expresses contentment at being instrumental in Conneely's decisio...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
The letter is from Fred Allan (1861-1937), a member of the Irish National Aid Association and Volunteer Dependents’ Fund. The letter refers to a poem by republican Maire Comerford (1893-1982) that poet Alice Furlong (1871-1946) had agreed to edit....
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Marie Martin (1892–1975) to her mother Mary Martin. In the letter, Marie expresses joy at receiving her mother's letter as she had not been able to get her family off her mind and expresses her wish to be at home. Marie goes on the wri...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a copy of a letter from American lawyer John Quinn (1870-1924) to George Gavan Duffy (1882-1951). The letter concerns an article published by Quinn in the 'New York Times' on 9 September 1916, a month after Casement's execution. He informs...
Keywords: City and Town Life
A letter from Lily Doherty to Piaras Béaslaí (1881-1965) stating that Madge had gone back to Belfast two weeks previously. Eileen has told Lily that she would never be able to become a nun as she had played 'rabbits' with Piaras. Piaras Béaslaí ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from Major C. Harold Heathcote to James Ryan (1891-1970). Heathcote was the officer in charge of prisoners' effects and Ryan had requested the return of property taken from him when he was arrested after the Rising. Heathcote invited Ryan...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from Maud Griffith, wife of Arthur Griffith (1872-1922), Irish nationalist and leader of Sinn Fein, to Anna O'Rahilly, the sister of Michael Joseph O'Rahilly (1875-1916). Michael 'The' O'Rahilly (1875-1916) was a nationalist and...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from John Mitchell to the Longford Urban District Council concerning proposals Mitchell would like to see adopted by the Council under the title "Evicted tenants - Town tenants and back to the Land Movement".
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
A letter from Sean T. O"Kelly (1882-1966) to James Ryan (1891-1970). The letter was written after Ryan's release from Frongach but while O'Kelly was still imprisoned. The letter refers to a visit from Mary Kate (who looked 'tired') and another of ...
Keywords: City and Town Life
This letter was written by Dr William Henry Grattan Flood (1859-1928) to Bishop Edward Thomas O’Dwyer (1842-1917). In this letter Flood offers the bishop his congratulations on a reply O’Dwyer delivered to the Limerick Congregation upon receiving ...
Keywords: Patronage
The letter is from Reginald Brabazon (1841–1929) to Luke Gerald Dillon. Brabazon requests Clonbrock to form a committee representing 'loyal Ireland' (those in Ireland loyal to the British Crown) to oversee the 'R.I.C. and Police Fund' in Galway an...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892–1975) to her mother Mary Martin. Marie begins that she will write a long letter, as she has a whole day off. She expresses joy at her opportunity to rest and outlines her plan for the day, which include going to town...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Official Documents, Business
Letter from William P. Triston, a solicitor from Dublin, to Fred J. Allan (1861-1937). Triston writes that the photographic company Lafayette had agreed to pay £5 from the fees they had received for a photograph of Thomas MacDonagh (1878–1916), on...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from Éamon de Valera (1882-1975) to his mother Catherine Wheelwright (née Coll) (1856-1932). Here de Valera is writing from Dartmoor Prison, England, to his mother in America. He expresses regret at missing his half-brother, Fr Thomas Whe...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Art and Literature
A letter to George Hackney (c. 1889-1977) from 'Ernie.' In this letter, Ernie expresses relief that George is away from the front and recuperating in a hospital in Sheffield. He wryly suggests that George is "not in the least hurry" to return to t...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from Eamonn T Dore to James Ryan (1891-1970). Dore writes to Ryan, who had already been released from Frongach, about people at home and fills him in on the condition of the other prisoners. James Ryan studied medicine in UCD. He was ap...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from Major C. Heathcote to James Ryan (1891-1970). The letter is in reference to Ryan's attempt to secure the return of items taken from him after his arrest following the Rising. James Ryan studied medicine in UCD. He was appoi...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from Marie Martin (1892–1975) to her mother Mary Martin. The letter is a short note to Marie's mother enclosing a letter she received for a Colonel Jourdain. She explains she is on duty and cannot wait to write later that day. Marie was...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from John S. Campbell to George Hackney (1889-1977). Campbell thanks George for sending him information about his son Jack in a previous letter. He has written thrice to Jack asking about the nature of his injury but received no reply, and ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A card addressed to George Hackney (1889-1977). The card was addressed to George's battalion in France, but the card has been redirected to the Sheffield hospital in which George was recuperating. The writer inquires after George's location and we...
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