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Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from M.L. Waller of the Home Office in Whitehall, London, to the commandant of Frongach internment camp in Wales. After the Easter Rising over 3,400 men and women were arrested and interned in prisons and camps in Ireland, England...
Keywords: Crime, Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from Charles Arthur Munro, governor of Mountjoy prison, to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947). Munro writes about a proposed visit by Mabel to her hu...
Keywords: Crime
This is a letter from James O'Connor, a solicitor based on Dame Street in Dublin, to Patrick Dyer. O'Connor writes to enclose a letter from the Chief Crown Solicitor. Dyer had been arrested, presumably under the new Defence of the Realm Act, and t...
Keywords: Crime, Family Life, Irish Question, Politics
A letter from politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947) to his wife Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958) assuring her that he is well in prison. He inquires about news of the family and discusses the arrangement...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from Thomas Bodkin (1888-1961) and Arnold Graves (1847-1930) to the under secretary of Ireland regarding the Irish Estimates Debate. After studying and practising law Bodkin was appointed secretary to the commissioners of charitable donat...
Keywords: Family Life, World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Nannie Beazely, who was based in the English midlands, to her son, Piaras Béaslaí (1881–1965). The German navy had carried out a large raid across the English midlands on the night of the 31 of January. People dimmed their lights to av...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
Letter from Patrick Langford Beazley to his son Piaras Béaslaí wishing his son best wishes on his birthday. Béaslaí (1881-1965); was an English born influential member of the IRB. He joined the Irish Volunteers on their foundation late in 1913. ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
This letter, a simple expression of thanks for a gift of bread, was apparently sent to a J M Dane Esq., although it is part of the collection of Lady Clonbrock. The letter was written by Joseph Connolly, a prisoner of war at Berne, Switzerland. Jo...
Keywords: Last Letters Before Death, Family Life
This is the last letter and will of Thomas MacDonagh. MacDonagh wrote the letter after hearing his sentence of death by firing squad. The letter outlines the details of his surrender, his thoughts on the failure of the Rising and his death sentenc...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Patrick Langford Beazley to his son Piaras Béaslaí(1881–1965). The father fills his son in on various pieces of family news as Béaslaí is imprisoned at the time of writing. Responding to his son's previous enquiry about the book collec...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Nannie Hickey to her son Piaras Béaslaí (1881–1965). Nannie fills her interned son in on happenings back home. She has settled his account with his landlady and she is organising his affairs and property back home. In general, the cont...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A postcard from Joseph Connolly to J M Dane Esq. Connolly writes the postcard from the Sennelager Prisoner of War camp, near Padernborn in Germany. He thanks Dane for two loaves of bread that he has received. This postcard is found in the Clonbr...
Keywords: Family Life
Letter sent by Robert Edward Dillon to his mother, Augusta Caroline Dillon (Lady Clonbrock) to congratulate her on her Golden Wedding, dated 17 July 1916. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dillon (1834 - 1917), th...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A postcard from a prisoner of war, John Burns, thanking Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928) for parcels received. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dillon (1834 - 1917), the 4th Baron of Clonbrock, Co. Galway and the daug...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Postcard from a prisoner of war, Joseph Connolly, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Connolly writes an acknowledgement of food parcels and change of address information. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dillon (1834...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, M Dolan, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Dolan is writing to inform Lady Clonbrock that he is a resident of Ballinasloe, Galway and asks her to send parcels to him. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wif...
Keywords: Business
Letter from Fr. Martin Mahoney to John Sweetman. The letter refers to debt collection to meet parish outlays. Mahoney, a parish priest in Minnesota, edited the Catholic weekly 'Manifestos'. John Sweetman (1844-1936) was a member of Sinn Féin ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from a prisoner of war, Joseph Connolly, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Connolly writes a thank you for a package of bread that was sent to him by Lady Clonbrock. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dillon...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Patrick Langford Beazley to his son Piaras Béaslaí (1881–1965). Patrick Langford Beazley writes about recent family holidays, the condition of family friends, and of a fire in the Irish Journalists Association building which stored som...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from an Irish prisoner of war, Joseph Connolly, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Connolly writes to acknowledge receipt of a package of bread sent by Lady Clonbrock. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dillon...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from British Prisoner of War, Patrick O'Callaghan to Miss M. Dixon, requesting that she sends him some underclothes. A postscript addresses Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dill...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Nannie Beazely to her son Piaras Béaslaí (1881–1965). Nannie mentions that she is organising to send portraits (probably photographs) to her son. She writes that the DBC (Dublin Bakery Company) was destroyed during the Rising. She make...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from a prisoner of war, Joseph Connolly, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Connolly acknowledges her packages of bread, hoping that she will continue to send them. Connolly closes by informing Lady Clonbrock that he will be moving location. ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A postcard from a prisoner of war, Private Cahill, 5th Company, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Private Cahill was on active service in World War I and thanks Lady Clonbrock for cigarettes she has sent via the 'Tobacco Fund' in L...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, Private M. Cahill, 5th Company, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Private Cahill was on active service in World War I and thanks Lady Clonbrock for cigarettes she has sent via the 'Tobacco Fund' in Lo...
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