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Search Results: 237 Records
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from Caitlín Burgess (Brugha) (1879-1959) to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958). Caitlín Brugha apologises for missing Mrs. FitzGerald when she called to her house and indicates when she will be available for ...
Keywords: Family Life
Letter from Mary Arkwright to the Lord and Lady Clonbrock to congratulate them on their Golden Wedding. The letter was forwarded from the Clonbrock house in Galway to Cadogan Gardens, London. Mary Arkwright signs the letter as "cousin Minsie Arkwr...
Keywords: Country Life, Family Life
Letter from Ursula Mahon (1906-1986) to her grandmother Augusta Dillon,Lady Clonbrock, (1839-1929) wishing her grandparents many happy returns on their Golden Wedding anniversary. Ursula also tells her grandparents abut her activities while she is...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Patronage
Letter from Mabel C Wright of the Irish War Hospital Supply to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928) requesting the creation of centres in County Galway for the collection of moss for surgical dressings. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife o...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Patronage
Letter from Lady Clonbrock to Mrs Budson requesting help in the creation of sub-centres in County Galway for the collection of moss for surgical dressings. The moss was to be used for the treatment of soldiers wounded while fighting with the Briti...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
A letter to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928) from her niece May. In the letter, May asks Lady Clonbrock to ensure she will be at home when they make a visit tomorrow. She then refers to a letter sent to by 'Arthur' who was then fighting in France during...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Agnes "Teresa" Ryan (1888–1967) to her brother James Ryan (1891-1970), sent shortly after he had been sent to Stafford detention camp in England. She writes mainly about their family (especially their mother) and matters at home. She a...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life, Faith
The letter is from Katherine Brady (K) to James Ryan (1891-1970) and was written while Ryan was imprisoned in Frongach in Wales. She describes in detail a pilgrimage in Lough Derg in which she is taking part (but not enjoying). She also somewhat j...
Keywords: Family Life
This letter was addressed to Diarmid Coffey (1888-1964) from his mother Jane Coffey (née l'Estrange) (1857-1921). The letter refers to a planned trip to London. The trip is a welcome replacement for a journey to Wales, however, Jane feels that Eng...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
A letter from Philomena Ryan (1895-1983) to James Ryan (1891-1970). Philomena writes to James enquiring as to his well being and what he requires now that Irish prisoners are able to receive post. She describes the lonely conditions at home and th...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, City and Town Life, Irish Question, Politics
A reply from Madge Calnan to a letter she had received from James Ryan (1891-1970) while he was held in Stafford Prison. She fills him in on events at University College Dublin (Ryan had studied medicine there). She notes the increasingly favourab...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
Letter from Philomena (Phyllis) Frances Ryan (1895-1983) to an imprisoned James Ryan (1891-1970). She refers to letters and parcels that she had sent, and asks him what items he would like to be sent in future. Phyllis also fills Ryan in on news o...
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, Family Life
Letter from Philomena (Phyllis) Frances Ryan (1895-1983) to an imprisoned James Ryan (1891-1970). She refers to newspapers she had sent and to a proposal to send some money or other goods. Phyllis fills in James concerning friends and family and r...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, City and Town Life, Irish Question
A letter from Madge Calnan to James Ryan (1891-1970). She refers to a misunderstanding in a previous letter. She writes to James about news in University College Dublin and the exams that are going on. She also mentions a picnic organised that day...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Agnes (Teresa) Ryan (1888-1967) to her brother James Ryan (1891-1970) during his imprisonment. Teresa writes that she will send him 'griddle bread with inserted rashers', and provides him with news from home. James Ryan studied medi...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Peggie O'Sullivan to James Ryan (1891-1970). O'Sullivan writes from Birmingham shortly after Ryan had been moved from Stafford to Frongach. She offers to send a parcel and asks what Ryan would like to receive. She also enquires about ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Josephine Mary "Min" Ryan (1884–1977) to her brother James Ryan (1891-1970). She writes while Ryan was imprisoned and fills him in on family matters. She describes how she is busy visiting many of the prisoners, including Michael Colli...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Chris Ryan (1890–1976) to her brother James Ryan (1891-1970) during his imprisonment. In the letter, she notes that as the other sisters are occupied, she is left to do the correspondence and refers mainly to family matters. She assume...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from K.B. to James Ryan (1891-1970). K.B. describes that '...writing to an engaged young man is a rather delicate matter...', suggesting that she has an attachment to James. K.B. writes that everybody is delighted to hear that James is do...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Irish Question, City and Town Life
Letter from Maudie Davin to James Ryan (1891-1970). She apologises for not having written sooner. She tells him about her new house, the efforts to raise money for the National Aid and a new dress she got for one of the National Aid picnics. She w...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Kathleen Teebay to James Ryan (1891-1970). Kathleen writes of a meeting with the mother and sister of Patrick and Willie Pearse, executed for their role in the Rising, who had made a visit to Stafford. James Ryan studied medicine in ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Lady MacDonnell of the Irish Women's Association to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928) on the aid to Mesopotamia that was received by the Connaught Rangers. MacDonnell writes that she also regrets that they didn't have time to catch up while L...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from Lady MacDonnell of the Irish Women's Association to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). The letter includes a list of Christmas 1916 parcel items that will be dispatched to the 1st and 2nd Batallions of the Connaught Rangers attached to the ...
Keywords: Business, Family Life
Letter from Alice Katherine Wynne (1833-1928) to a Mister Oliver. The letter details arrangements made on behalf of Mr Oliver with regards to renting a room. Refers to Mr Wynnes recovery from pleurisy. Alice Katherine Wynne was born to Reverend ...
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