1926 Index M - Z

  • 1927, Coleridge-Taylor, Collins’ Barracks, Duff, Lieut. Arthur,, January, No. 2 Army Band, View 1927 Index

    [Written by mistake under Sunday 16] Had flu on Monday, and had to experience the squalid distress of remaining at...

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  • 1926, Concerts, recitals, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, Dawson, Peter, Fay, Carlton, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, January, Opera House, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Walpurgisnacht (Mendelssohn)

    Memorable day of big concert in Opera House. Programme consists of ‘Hail, Bright Abode’, ‘Fly, Singing Bird, Fly’ and ‘The...

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  • 1926, Cork Examiner, February, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Fleischmann, Tilly née Swertz, Germany, Parties, Pleasant events, Reviews of Fleischmann concerts, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Great disgust on seeing criticism of concert. Absolutely rotten. While every trash gets the highest praise in the ‘Examiner’, this...

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  • 1926, Dawson, Peter, February, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Reading, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    No letter of protest in paper, but most of our artistic circle very enthusiastic. Receive copy of ‘Walpurgis Nacht’ autographed...

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  • 1926, February, Ryan, Father, M.A. (African Missionary), Shanahan, Gerard, View 1926 Index 2, Walpurgisnacht (Mendelssohn)

    Begin Mariott’s ‘History of French Revolution’, entitled ‘The Making of Modern Europe’. Do not find it quite as interesting as...

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  • 1926, February, Nicknames, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, Swertz, Wally (aunt), View 1926 Index 2

    Have great fun at school. There is one fellow, nicknamed ‘Babylonian Dick’ with whom I am ceaselessly fighting. We are...

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  • 1926, February, Lynch, Julia (former housekeeper), Stamp collecting, (see also Lynch, Julia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Did some bargaining for stamps in school, and got some good ones. By my exertions, I have started about eight...

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  • 1926, Choral Union, Concerts, recitals, February, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Fleischmann, Tilly née Swertz, Stockley family, Stockley Marie Germaine née Kolb, Stockley, Prof. William, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Woodside, Stockley home

    Finish my exercises early, and hurry down to Stockleys’.8 Mammy’s pupils, who gave a splendid concert in the School of...

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  • 1926, February, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index 2

    Found greatest excitement prevailing in school. Two boys, it appeared, being tired of the monotony of school life, escaped by...

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  • 1926, February, Horne, J. T., Illnesses, St. Fin Barre´s Cathedral Oratorio Society, Vaccination, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    On hearing from me that I was going to [be] vaccinated, the boys in school told me terrible stories about...

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  • 1926, February, Irish traditional music, O’Flynn, Fr. James Christopher, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, Stamp collecting, (see also Lynch, Julia), Tonic Solfa, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Williams, Arthur (cousin), Williams, Patricia (cousin)

    Had lessons in Irish traditional singing from Father O’Flynn10 in school to-day, and learnt about the Authentic and the Plagal...

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  • 1926, Discussions with classmates, February, Germany, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, World war 1

    Had a lengthy argument with a boy in school about Germany and the war. The boys are all very fair-minded...

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  • 1926, February, Parties, Stamp collecting, (see also Lynch, Julia), Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index 2

    Rushed from school to town in order to find a clown’s hat for Saturday’s carnival, and having tried at least...

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  • 1926, Dancing, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), February, Margaret / Margherita (housekeeper), Misconduct, Parties, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    At last the day has arrived! I hurried home as quickly as I could, and got everything ready. Margaret [the...

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  • 1926, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), February, O’Shaughnessy, Mark, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, Sports (see also Hurley), St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Awoke at half past nine, and could scarcely pull myself out of bed. My toes and feet were aching, and...

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  • 1926, Cottrell, John, English essay topics, February, Horace, Lynch, Julia (former housekeeper), St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was sorry to hear when I came to school that my friend John Cottrell was caught smoking. He is a...

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  • 1926, Cottrell, John, February, Lynch, Julia (former housekeeper), Mishaps, mortifications, Pleasant events, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was delighted to hear in school that John Cottrell is being taken back on Sunday next. Great excitement at Doctor...

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  • 1926, Bavarian court, February, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Germany, Political interests, reports, views, Prince Regent Luitpold of Bavaria, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, World war 1

    Was very interested in history class. While speaking of the ‘Marseillaise’, Dr. Scannell told us that that stupid and common...

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  • 1926, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, February, Lenten mission, Russell, Lilian, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Learnt the family tree of the Buonapartes in the history class. It is extraordinary how personal experiences colour study of...

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  • 1926, Bicycle, February, Helping parent, Mishaps, mortifications, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    At play I broke the window of one of the nuns’16 rooms with a ball. The reverend mother was sitting...

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  • 1926, Abd El Krim, Dalton Fr (English teacher), February, Mishaps, mortifications, Political interests, reports, views, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Had some fun at school, but was unfortunate enough to run against Fr. Dalton as I was turning a corner...

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  • 1926, Church-going, Corkery, Daniel, Cronin, Neilus (piper), Devotions, February, Mangan, Clarence, Radio, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Williams, Arthur (cousin), Williams, Patricia (cousin)

    Began the thirteen Sundays of successive Holy Communion. Tried to get all my lessons finished, but didn’t succeed. Arthur came...

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  • 1926, February, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index 2

    Was surprised to learn that the French revolutionaries change the whole order of the year. It seems to me to...

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  • 1926, Daily routine, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), February, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Weekly routine

    I may as well give my week’s routine here, as nothing much happened to-day. Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and...

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  • 1926, Cars, Driving, February, Irish traditional music, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, O’Flynn, Fr. James Christopher, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Williams, Arthur (cousin)

    Had some traditional singing from Father O’Flynn. The first air he sang for us was one played by harpers as...

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  • 1926, Cork Examiner, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, February, Helping parent, Illnesses, Scully, Harry, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Could not go to the practice of the Choral Society as I had to do some messages in town for...

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  • 1926, Devotions, February, Irish Outlook, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    I am doing penance for my sins this Lent by being off sweets, jam, sugar in tea, sugar in porridge,...

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  • 1926, Corkery, Daniel, Devotions, February, Helping parent, Illnesses, Mangan, Clarence, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), Radio, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Second Sunday of Holy Communion. This Sunday was the end of the women’s fortnight of the mission, and the Holy...

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  • 1926, Abd El Krim, Hurley, League of Nations, March, Political interests, reports, views, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    The rumour that we won the match is true. At the lodge the gardener, grinning from ear to ear, told...

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  • 1926, Hurley, March, North Monastery, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Williams, Elsa née Swertz (aunt)

    When class was finished to-day at 12 o’clock, we had a practice-match with the North Monastery in their field for...

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  • 1926, March, Reading, View 1926 Index 2

    Read and learned Keats’s prologue to ‘Endymion’, beginning with the famous lines ‘A thing of beauty is a joy for...

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  • 1926, Hurley, March, Political interests, reports, views, Stamp collecting, (see also Lynch, Julia), Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Remained to-day for dinner at school in order to practise hurley for the under seventeen, coming off with Fermoy on...

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  • 1926, Dreams, March, Marconi, Mishaps, mortifications, Nightmares, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was surprised to hear from Dr. Scannell that Marconi is in a way indebted to Cork for his first rise...

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  • 1926, Cassily, Nora (Scoil Íte teacher), Corkery, Daniel, Curragh Camp escape, Green (actor and mimic), Hurley, March, St Ita’s, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    3rd Sunday of Holy Communion. Saw poor Miss Cassilly at Mass. She lost her leg and very nearly her life,...

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  • 1926, Aurora borealis, Church-going, Fleischmann, Tilly née Swertz, Hurley, March, Murphy, Canon J., Scannell, Dr. Joseph, Scully, Harry, St Mary’s Church, Cork, St Thomas Aquinas Mass, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Found Dr. Scannell and the boys very good-humoured in spite of big defeat. Dr. Scannell especially is very cheery, and...

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  • 1926, Barker, Mary (School of Music administrator), Helping parent, Hurley, Illnesses, March, Pigotts, Stamp collecting, (see also Lynch, Julia), Veresmith, Daniel, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Stayed again for a hurley-practice after dinner. The boys are very hospitable, and I got a room to tog out,...

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  • 1926, Concerts, recitals, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Fleischmann, Tilly née Swertz, Helping parent, Horgan, Rita née Wallace, March, Neeson, Geraldine, Stockley Marie Germaine née Kolb, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Did not go to school, but went to Imperial Hotel to arrange everything for concert. I was there from 9.30...

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  • 1926, Evening Echo, Fleischmann, Tilly née Swertz, Hurley, March, Pleasant events, Reviews of Fleischmann concerts, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Had great fun in school with Mr. Lenihan, commonly known as Dickie. Whenever he makes a joke, and they are...

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  • 1926, Barker, Mary (School of Music administrator), Cork Examiner, March, Political interests, reports, views, Sinn Féin, Tales of old Cork, Valera de, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Heard a killing story of old Cork from Dr. Scannell in English class. A renowned character, Micky Free, with an...

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  • 1926, Church-going, Corkery, Daniel, March, Rathcooney graveyard, Reading, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    4th Sunday of Holy Communion. A sunny fresh Sunday always inspires me with new life. I long to be out...

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  • 1926, March, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index 2

    It is always rather desponding to come to school after losing a match, but they were all in quite good...

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  • 1926, March, Nicknames, O’Shaughnessy, Mark, Sports (see also Hurley), View 1926 Index 2

    I have many nicknames in school, the chief being ‘Flashy’. The boys in ‘Water Lane’ have evidently heard this, a...

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  • 1926, Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne choir, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Irmah (young guest of Stockleys’), March, Outings, St Patrick’s Day, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Williams, Arthur (cousin)

    St. Patrick’s day. Turned out rather unsettled, with showers, rather discouraging for many, as crowds were going to Dublin, Fräulein...

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  • 1926, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), Illnesses, March, Reading, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Felt pretty lonely, because Mammie has gone to Dunmanway for a few days,32 and the house is very solitary. Heard...

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  • 1926, Examinations, March, Mount Melleray, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Order of exams to-day – history 9.30-12, Latin 12.45-3.15. The history paper was very interesting, and not too hard. Amongst...

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  • 1926, Cork Broadcasting Station, English essay topics, Examinations, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, March, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Had Irish from 9 to 12, and English from 12.30 to 3.30. The Irish paper was fairly hard, but I...

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  • 1926, Church-going, Composing, Corkery, Daniel, Lynch, Julia (former housekeeper), Mangan family, March, O’Shaughnessy, Mark, Radio, Sports (see also Hurley), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    5th Sunday of Holy Communion. As we get no ex. during the exams, I finished early. Wrote a letter to...

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  • 1926, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), Examinations, Irmah (young guest of Stockleys’), March, Stockley, Prof. William, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Found all the priests in bad form after their three days holidays during the exam. Not one of them had...

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  • 1926, Examinations, Hurley, March, Napoleon, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, World war 1

    I got the results of English to-day. I got first by 229 out of 300. The next fellow, MacSwiney, got...

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  • 1926, Borodin, Alexander, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), Examinations, Lands and Peoples, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, March, Reading, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    To-day we had Maths I from 9-11, and Maths II from 11.45-1.45. The papers were not so difficult, and I...

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  • 1926, Career discussions / options, Lynch, Julia (former housekeeper), MacSwiney Fr Patrick, March, Radio, Sports (see also Hurley), St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Second-last day of term. For the second time, I was in the study-hall for Fr. Deasy’s class. Though apparently cross...

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  • 1926, Examinations, March, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, Stockley Marie Germaine née Kolb, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Last day. Got marks of the rest of the exams. In Latin 320/400, the next being Charlie O’Connor with 230;...

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  • 1926, Benedict, Julius, The Lily of Killarney, Holidays, March, Messages run, Opera House, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), O’Mara Travelling Opera Company, O’Mara, Joseph, Stockley Marie Germaine née Kolb, Stockley, Prof. William, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Made out a plan of morning work for the holidays. I will do 2 hours school work, and 1½ hours...

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  • 1926, Composing, Corkery, Daniel, March, Misconduct, O’Shaughnessy, Mark, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Sixth Sunday of Holy Communion. Brought home some palm. I think I stood without moving during the long Epistle, but...

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  • 1926, Camogie, Composing, Cork Broadcasting Station, Corkery, Daniel, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, March, Mishaps, mortifications, O’Brien, Fr William, St Ita’s, St Maries of the Isle, Telephoning, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Did all my work this morning and practised piano. Pappie caught me trying to compose, and was swearing. He said...

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  • 1926, China, Donovan, Dr James M., Illnesses, Lands and Peoples, Mangan family, March, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was at lessons, piano and violin all the morning. I am getting on splendidly at my stamps now. My new...

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  • 1926, Burrowes, Maud, Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne choir, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, MacDonnells of Castlelack, Bandon (William Keyes and Kathleen with children Lola, Diarmuid, Cáitín, Liam), March, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Found a letter waiting for me this morning from Mrs. MacDonnell, inviting me out. It is really very generous and...

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  • 1926, April, Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne choir, Church-going, Composing, Devotions, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Fleischmann, Tilly née Swertz, Helping parent, Horgan, John J. and Mary, O’Brien, Fr William, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Rose at 7 and went in Miss O’Brien’s taxi, who stayed with us last night, but on account of dizziness...

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  • 1926, April, Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne choir, Composing, Concerts, recitals, Delaney’s Civic Guard Band, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Lands and Peoples, Scher, Isaac, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was at my stamps for most of the morning. Then tried to finish my composition for Mammie to-morrow, but had...

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  • 1926, April, Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne choir, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), Helping parent, Neeson, Geraldine, Neeson, Seán,, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    A fine day for Easter Sunday, though I feared it would be rainy, I could not imagine it wet. Went...

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  • 1926, April, Bandon creamery, Castlelack (see too: MacDonnells), MacDonnells of Castlelack, Bandon (William Keyes and Kathleen with children Lola, Diarmuid, Cáitín, Liam), Outings, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Off to Castlelack! A glorious morning for the occasion. Came by 10 o’clock train, and Mr. MacDonnell was kind enough...

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  • 1926, April, Driving, Mickie the carpenter, Outings, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Slept splendidly, though we talked about jugglers and Indian magicians till a late hour last night. After breakfast went up...

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  • 1926, April, Driving, Fleischmann, Tilly née Swertz, Mickie the carpenter, Outings, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to town with Mr. MacDonnell in the car, and drove home myself. I had a fine spin. Mickie, the...

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  • 1926, April, Condon, John (Bandon miller), Driving, Mickie the carpenter, Outings, Scher, Isaac, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Spent all the day with the children in gathering corked bottles for buoys on the lake. After dinner I went...

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  • 1926, April, Condon, John (Bandon miller), Driving, MacDonnells of Castlelack, Bandon (William Keyes and Kathleen with children Lola, Diarmuid, Cáitín, Liam), Mickie the carpenter, Outings, Scher, Isaac, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to Bandon in the car with Mr. MacDonnell, and stayed in the shop with him till dinner-time. In the...

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  • 1926, April, Driving, Mickie the carpenter, Outings, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Drove Mr. MacDonnell and Mickie the driver to town about three miles from Castlelack. Went to Confession, and then drove...

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  • 1926, April, Driving, Mickie the carpenter, Misconduct, Outings, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to 7.30 Mass at the convent in Bandon, but got a puncture on the way, and came only just...

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  • 1926, April, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), Films seen, Liners, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, O’Brien, Fr William, O’Sullivan, Betty, Sports (see also Hurley), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Father Pat left for Rome with Fr. O’Brien yesterday and Mammie and Fräulein Engelmann went out in the Movercock steamer...

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  • 1926, Abd El Krim, April, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, Dennis, Mabel, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Political interests, reports, views, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Read in the paper this morning that there will be a cessation of hostilities on to-morrow between Abd El Krim...

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  • 1926, April, Misconduct, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), Swertz, Xaver (uncle), View 1926 Index 2

    Are doing at present the reaction of the French Revolution in the History class. It is very interesting. I have...

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  • 1926, April, Brase, Col. Fritz, Choral Union, Matric (University entrance exam), Scannell, Dr. Joseph, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Still thinking of yesterday. Col. Brase played for us in the hotel his fourth phantasia, the best of them all....

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  • 1926, April, Barker, Mary (School of Music administrator), Byrne, Luke (singer), Concerts, recitals, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, No, no, Nanette, Opera House, Primrose, William (violinist), St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Williams, Elsa née Swertz (aunt)

    Boys in school to-day got hold of my diary, and were teasing me for about two hours, but they were...

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  • 1926, April, Census 1926, Clothes, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, Margaret / Margherita (housekeeper), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    The census is at present being taken. I wonder what the result will show, that Ireland is going backwards or...

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  • 1926, April, Examinations, Height, Macbeth, Mishaps, mortifications, Pleasant events, Prizes, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Measured myself in the study-hall in school, and found I was just below the line running along the wall. I...

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  • 1926, April, Blair, Rosa née Swertz (aunt), Fleischmann, Aloys senior, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, Mishaps, mortifications, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Pappie’s birthday. We all wish him the greatest joy. – Got cards from Fr. Pat, who is now in Rome....

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  • 1926, April, Concerts, recitals, English essay topics, Horgan, Rita née Wallace, Messages run, Opera House, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    10th Sunday of Holy Communion. A really glorious tropical day. After finishing my comp., ‘Present Fears are less than Horrible...

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  • 1926, April, Mishaps, mortifications, View 1926 Index 2

    Learnt of Foster’s Corn Law and Orde’s resolutions in the History class. Dr. Scannell showed me to-day during German a...

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  • 1926, April, Dennis, Mabel, Relics, Reviews of Fleischmann concerts, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), Twain, Mark, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Saw critic [sic] of Mabel Dennis’ concert. No one, except Mrs. Horgan, is praised, and Mammie who, of course, stood...

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  • 1926, April, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, Hurley, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, Neeson, Geraldine, Oath of allegiance to state required of School of Music teachers, Stockley Marie Germaine née Kolb, Stockley, Violet, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Got a card from Father Pat saying that he had a private audience with the Pope, and is having a...

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  • 1926, April, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, Duke of Clarence, Edward VI, George V, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Heard in class a very interesting thing from Dr. Scannell about George V. The latter, while his father Edward VI...

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  • 1926, Abd El Krim, April, Census 1926, Clothes, Glengarriff, Leonard, Rev, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, Shaw, G. B., St. Joan, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Had a discussion to-day about Bernard Shaw’s play ‘St. Joan’ which is coming next week. Dr. Scannell told us several...

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  • 1926, Corkery, Daniel, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Irmah (young guest of Stockleys’), May, Miners’ strike, National strike in England, Stockley family, Stockley, Violet, Townshend, Miss (harpist), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    11th Sunday of Holy Communion. Poor Pappie was worse again to-day. He could not go to 10 o’clock Mass, and...

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  • 1926, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), Fleischmann, Aloys senior, May, Miners’ strike, National strike in England, Shaw, G. B., St. Joan, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Had to help Pappie this morning, as he was worse again, and was nearly late for school. Dr. Scannell gave...

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  • 1926, Cork Municipal School of Music, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Hilser, Mary, Jackson, Miss (Tilly Fleischmann pupil), May, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), O’Donovan, Dr. James M., View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Pappie had terrible pain this morning, so much so that when Dr. Donovan cauterised his leg, he could bear that...

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  • 1926, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), MacSwiney Fr Patrick, May, Naples, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    A few days ago we got some fine postcards from Fr. Pat, who is in Naples now, showing the Bay...

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  • 1926, Concerts, recitals, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), May, Neeson, Geraldine, Neeson, Seán,, O’Hea-Cussen, Dr, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    To-day those who are going for Matric. were separated from History class, I and about 10 others being left with...

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  • 1926, Cork Examiner, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), Hilser, Mary, Kemal, Mustafa Pasha Atatürk, Lord Mayor of Cork, May, The Sphere, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Fräulein Engelmann told us last night of choir meeting which was held. They all protested, and said they would remain...

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  • 1926, Illnesses, May, O’Hea-Cussen, Dr, Shaw, G. B., St. Joan, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    I hope that Fräulein Engelmann will get that position. In that case she would not leave after summer, as she...

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  • 1926, Corkery, Daniel, English essay topics, Jubilee procession, May, National strike in England, Shaw, G. B., St. Joan, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    12th Sunday of Holy Communion. Still thinking of St. Joan. The Bishop of Beauvais, Duke of Warwick and Charles VII...

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  • 1926, Discussions with classmates, May, Moroccan Peace Conference, Mussolini, Neeson, Seán,, No, no, Nanette, Shaw, G. B., St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, St. Joan, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Forgot to say that criticism of Mr. and Mrs. Neeson’s concert was not too bad, for a wonder. – Had...

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  • 1926, Diary, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, May, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was in a state yesterday because I thought I had lost my diary, but found to-day that ‘Fannie’ Cottrell had...

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  • 1926, Damascus, Goethe, Illnesses, May, Mood swings, Reflections, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    I am a firm believer of reaction and reaction and reaction. If I am in a grumpy mood, as often...

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  • 1926, Films seen, Massy’s bookshop, May, National strike in England, Reading, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Holiday of Obligation to-day, and no school. After Mass and Holy Communion, went on some messages to town, got a...

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  • 1926, Emigration, Humbert, Mr (of States Hotel Queenstown), Liners, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, May, O’Brien, Fr William, Queenstown, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    We all left by 11.30 train for Queenstown. A beautiful day. To our dismay we learnt on arrival from Mr....

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  • 1926, Lynch, Julia (former housekeeper), MacSwiney Fr Patrick, May, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was not allowed to go to school on account of going to bed so late, or rather so early in...

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  • 1926, Abd El Krim, Amundsen North Pole expedition, Church-going, Corkery, Daniel, Devotions, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Jubilee procession, May, Motor bicycle, Poland, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Made the 13 Sundays! I must next make the 9 Fridays. – After the drops of yesterday, my eyes are...

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  • 1926, Irmah (young guest of Stockleys’), May, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    It is always a bit of a trial going back to school after a few days absence. They are all...

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  • 1926, Duffy’s Circus, Gandhi, MacDonnells of Castlelack, Bandon (William Keyes and Kathleen with children Lola, Diarmuid, Cáitín, Liam), May, Misconduct, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was thrown out of Dickie’s class to-day because a fellow put stones into my sack, I tried to throw them...

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  • 1926, Dachau newspaper, May, Mussolini, O’Flynn, Fr. James Christopher, Reading, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Sophie told me yesterday that Professor Stockley got an official invitation for free passage with the whole family and one...

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  • 1926, Friars’ balsam, Horgan, John J. and Mary, May, Mishaps, mortifications, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), Telephoning, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Yesterday Mrs. Horgan got a daughter, so Ivor and Joe will have a step-sister, and a step-brother now.58 As I...

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  • 1926, Doran, Charles, May, Much Ado About Nothing, Opera House, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Dr. Scannell is very charming in the way he illustrates the interesting sidelights he shows us by singing or imitation....

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  • 1926, Clothes, Fermoy, May, Opera House, Richard II, St Coleman’s College Fermoy, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went off in good spirits to Fermoy by the 9 train. 15 of us went and we had the greatest...

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  • 1926, Castlelack (see too: MacDonnells), Driving, MacDonnells of Castlelack, Bandon (William Keyes and Kathleen with children Lola, Diarmuid, Cáitín, Liam), May, Outings, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    After Mass and Communion, in which I learnt origin of ‘White Sunday’, being last day for catechumans who were baptised...

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  • 1926, May, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index 2

    This morning I woke up with a fright to find Nellie, the house-dog, licking my arm. A miserable wet, drizzly...

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  • 1926, Abd El Krim, Dawn of emancipation, MacDonnells of Castlelack, Bandon (William Keyes and Kathleen with children Lola, Diarmuid, Cáitín, Liam), May, Mishaps, mortifications, Shaw, G. B., Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Waterfinder

    Back to school again! But work has its attractions also. – When I was home last night, nobody was at...

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  • 1926, Bicycle, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, Doran, Charles, Driving, Fielding Mr (member of and President of the Choral Society), Groeger, William, Margaret / Margherita (housekeeper), May, Messages run, Murphy, Canon J., O’Flynn, Fr. James Christopher, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    To-day we had to have Hamlet’s speech to the players off for Fr. O’Flynn, but I went over it so...

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  • 1926, Abd El Krim, Clementi, Muzio, Egypt, Lands and Peoples, May, National strike in England, Palmistry, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, Swift, Jonathan, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Zaghlul, Saad Pasha

    Yesterday I saw in the paper long accounts about Abd El Krim being done for, but immediately underneath, that the...

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  • 1926, Abd El Krim, Horgan, John J. and Mary, House improvements, MacSwiney, Mary, May, Motor bicycle, Republicans, Valera de, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Newspaper cutting pasted in: photograph of Abd El Krim with headingSurrender of Riff Leader: Abd El Krim, who has...

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  • 1926, Brase, Col. Fritz, Irish College in Rome, Margaret / Margherita (housekeeper), May, Scully, Harry, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Last night Mam and I were talking about poor old Scully. He is a terrible loss to us. If he...

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  • 1926, Examinations, Fountainstown (where the Williams family holidays), Illnesses, May, Photos of class by Brother Walter of North Monastery, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to 8 o’clock Mass and Communion, because I have got an Irish exam to-day from 11-12, and I had...

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  • 1926, Examinations, May, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    We had ordinary class to-day. I am feeling pretty disgusted after yesterday. I intended giving up all Sunday to a...

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  • 1926, Abd El Krim, Illnesses, June, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    This morning I had German from 9-11. I got last year’s Senior Intermediate [exam. paper]. The comp. was hard in...

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  • 1926, Cicero, Examinations, June, MacSwiney, Mary, Mishaps, mortifications, O’Shaughnessy, Mark, Sports (see also Hurley), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    To-day we had geom. from 9-11. It was a fierce paper, and I was in despair about it. I did...

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  • 1926, English essay topics, Examinations, June, O’Shaughnessy, Mark, Photos of class by Brother Walter of North Monastery, Sports (see also Hurley), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to eight Mass and Communion, this being the feast of Corpus Christi. There is no procession to-day, but a...

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  • 1926, Abd El Krim, Examinations, Hilser, Gerard, June, Lynch, Julia (former housekeeper), MacSwiney Fr Patrick, Messages run, Reading, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Wanted to make 9 1st Fridays, but Mám won’t let me begin now, as I am in bad health, according...

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  • 1926, Corpus Christi procession, Films seen, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, June, Messages run, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Result of Arithmetic was out to-day. I got 65%, and two other fellows got the same. In Irish I got...

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  • 1926, Corpus Christi procession, Examinations, Horgan, John J. and Mary, June, Messages run, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to 9 Holy Communion, studied some French, went to 12 High Mass, and helped Mám at roller and turning...

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  • 1926, Bus service, Corpus Christi procession, June, Motor bicycle, National strike in England, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    There were several pictures of the Procession in the ‘Examiner’ this morning. The crowd on the Parade looked immense. In...

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  • 1926, June, Parr, View 1926 Index 2, Zaghlul, Saad Pasha

    Got a terrible fright last evening when I remembered that I forgot to turn off the petrol in the motor-bike...

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  • 1926, English essay topics, June, Margaret / Margherita (housekeeper), O’Brien, Fr William, O’Flynn, Fr. James Christopher, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Yesterday Mammie gave Margherita notice, so she will be leaving us on 21st. She was very good except for her...

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  • 1926, Butler (set pre-1926 Intermediate German papers), Dreams, Examinations, Illnesses, June, Nightmares, Riff conflict, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Had a curious dream last night, about how I was climbing the rocks of Myrtleville with a few others when...

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  • 1926, Examinations, Films seen, Fleischmann, Tilly née Swertz, June, Political interests, reports, views, Syrian rebels, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    First day fairly dry for a week. If this is summer weather, what will it be in August? Poor Mám...

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  • 1926, Bicycle, Dreams, Fleischmann, Tilly née Swertz, June, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Nannie was 16 during 1870, and so remembers all the happenings of the war quite clearly. I often get her...

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  • 1926, Clothes, Fleischmann, Tilly née Swertz, June, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to 9 Mass and Communion. Poor Mám had terrible neuritis all night and during the morning, but after taking...

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  • 1926, Agha Khan, June, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, Parsees, Republicans, View 1926 Index 2, Vocation for priesthood, Williams, Elsa née Swertz (aunt)

    The school seemed deserted to-day because all the lower classes, who have no exams, went home on Sat. Scannie seems...

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  • 1926, Clothes, Examinations, June, Reading, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, Sports (see also Hurley), St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Last evening I went in Fr. Pat’s car out to Wilton. It was a beautiful drive. – To-day the first...

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  • 1926, Callaghan, Bishop, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), June, O’Brien, Grace, Reflections, St Aloysius, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Vocation for priesthood

    This morning at history Connie Deacy, the holiest boy in the college, came over to me, and gave me 3...

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  • 1926, June, O’Sullivan, Prof Elizabeth (Lily), View 1926 Index 2

    Had better class to-day. There is a handball tournament now on, and my partner is ‘Greta’ Hunt. We too were...

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  • 1926, Honan Home, June, Outings, O’Sullivan, Betty, O’Sullivan, Prof Elizabeth (Lily), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Got up at 7, made my own breakfast, and was in school at 8.30. The handball tournament, however, I found...

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  • 1926, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Illnesses, June, Reading, St Aloysius, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was very depressed all to-day. After pleasure comes reaction, and so I never get any invitation or go out for...

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  • 1926, Duff, Lieut. Arthur,, Germany, June, No. 2 Army Band, St Aloysius, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to 8 Mass in honour of the feast of St. Aloysius. I have determined to reform my prayers and...

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  • 1926, June, Keane, Sir John, Lynch, Julia (former housekeeper), St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to 8 Mass again. Found a paper had come from poor Julia. She said it might be of use...

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  • 1926, June, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index 2

    Was scarcely able to stand this morning after yesterday. The last day! Must here give the names of my class,...

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  • 1926, June, O’Donovan, Dr. James M., Tree snake, View 1926 Index 2

    Yesterday a tree-snake was discovered creeping around outside Norrish’s in the College Road. It was caught and brought to the...

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  • 1926, Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne choir excursion, China, Coal shortages, Donkey riding, Glengarriff, June, Miners’ strike, National strike in England, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to 8 Mass, and then intended to work all the morning, but after I had finished my piano and...

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  • 1926, Bicycle, Composing, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, June, Summary of his life, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was delighted last night to find Fr. Pat had arrived unexpectedly. He came to see Páp before he goes to...

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  • 1926, June, Lynch, Julia (former housekeeper), Reading, Smith O’Brien Mrs, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to 8 Mass again. As this has now become routine, I won’t mention it any more. Julia sent me...

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  • 1926, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), Grace, Mr. (manager of Ford Cork), Horace, Horgan, Ivor and Joe, Irmah (young guest of Stockleys’), July, Misconduct, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Worked all the morning. Fr. Engelmann and Miss O’Brien are for dinner. It is the last time Fr. Engelmann will...

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  • 1926, Fielding Mr (member of and President of the Choral Society), Films seen, Fitzgerald’s Park, July, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, O’Sullivan, Betty, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went after Mass to Mr. Fielding, the President, about the Choral Society. Then to Mrs. Neeson’s home, to ask if...

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  • 1926, Barker, Mary (School of Music administrator), Grace, Mr. (manager of Ford Cork), Horgan, Ivor and Joe, Irmah (young guest of Stockleys’), July, Misconduct, O’Dwyer, Robert (piano examiner School of Music), Sports (see also Hurley), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    The exams are over at the School of Music now. Robert O’Dwyer examined piano, who gave lessons to the shivering...

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  • 1926, Films seen, July, Margaret / Margherita (housekeeper), O’Sullivan, Betty, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Zaghlul, Saad Pasha

    Exit poor Queen Margherita II. Her rule is over and her dynasty deposed by a ‘revolution from above’. It is...

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  • 1926, Bicycle, Gandhi, July, Reading, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    After work to-day I went at the garden. It is in a bad state. Had to go to the Honan...

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  • 1926, Brown, Rev. Dr. Patrick (Pádraig de Brún), Engelmann, Klara (Clär), Horgan, Ivor and Joe, Irmah (young guest of Stockleys’), July, Misconduct, Sports (see also Hurley), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Woodside, Stockley home

    Fr. Pat came this morning for an hour before returning to Dunmanway after the retreat. He is going to motor...

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  • 1926, Fielding Mr (member of and President of the Choral Society), July, MacCarthy, Fr Frank (member of Choral Society), MacSwiney Fr Patrick, Marcus, Dr Hans, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    After 9 Mass, Mám and I had to go clearing up the place, for we are leaving to-morrow and cleared...

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  • 1926, Cappoquin, Diary, Driving, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), July, Studies during holidays, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    [In Cläre Engelmann’s hand:] Einen lieben Abschiedsgruss, mit den herzlichsten Wünschen für die Zukunft, meinem lieben, jungen Freund – Cläre...

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  • 1926, Driving, July, Outings, School books smuggled into holiday luggage, Sports (see also Hurley), Studies during holidays, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to 8 Mass, and then did some work. It was only by great plotting I got my books down,...

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  • 1926, Cappoquin Bacon Factory pig slaughtering, Films seen, July, Outings, Studies during holidays, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    At about 12 this morning, Fr. Pat, Mám and myself took a boat up the river. We passed by the...

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  • 1926, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, Fielding Mr (member of and President of the Choral Society), July, Stockley Marie Germaine née Kolb, Studies during holidays, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went shopping with Mám in the morning, and we got some cold things for dinner. Then I settled the kitchen...

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  • 1926, Cappoquin Bacon Factory pig slaughtering, Composing, Financial problems of family, July, Studies during holidays, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    I only stay for 8 Mass now, and don’t stay for the Mission sermon, as otherwise I would have no...

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  • 1926, Church-going, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), July, Studies during holidays, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Yesterday morning we get a really beautiful and pathetic letter from Fr. Engelmann, thanking Mám for all her kindness to...

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  • 1926, Illnesses, July, Storms, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    At 1 last night incessant fork-lightening began, and until 4 the rumblings of thunder began to increase till three distinct...

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  • 1926, Aherne, Fr John, Illnesses, July, Storms, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to 8 Mass, and just after I went to my place after Holy Communion I felt myself very sick,...

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  • 1926, Cappoquin tennis club acquaintances, Charnley demesne, July, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Worries

    Had a long sleep out this morning. Mám said to me while I was working that cramming destroys all creative...

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  • 1926, Career discussions / options, July, Republicans, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    I am now working only at the Variations, as Mám says it is good sometimes to concentrate on one study...

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  • 1926, Boating, Card games, July, Neeson, Seán,, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to nine Mass again, and found the altar boys as bad as ever. They shout the whole time and...

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  • 1926, Cappoquin tennis club acquaintances, July, Political interests, reports, views, Riff conflict, Syrian rebels, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Read yesterday in paper that the persecution of Catholics by the Mexican government is increasing in ferocity, and the Pope...

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  • 1926, July, Reading, View 1926 Index 2, World war 1

    Mám had to go to the bank here this morning to cash a cheque, and she told me it was...

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  • 1926, August, Driving, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to Mass, and immediately after we started packing. We left at 11.30. Though we were only 3 weeks in...

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  • 1926, August, Murphy, Canon J., Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index 2

    Went to Mass, brought up Mám’s breakfast71, helped her in washing up, and then started off answering the heap of...

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  • 1926, August, Castlelack (see too: MacDonnells), Kinley, Mr (MacDonnell creamery manager), Lands and Peoples, MacDonnell creamery Bandon, MacDonnells of Castlelack, Bandon (William Keyes and Kathleen with children Lola, Diarmuid, Cáitín, Liam), Pavilion cinema restaurant, Úna Bhán, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Managed to get through some work this morning. After went out for messages and got 11 and 12 of ‘Lands...

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  • 1926, August, Castlelack (see too: MacDonnells), Devotions, Hickie, Miss, MacDonnell creamery Bandon, Úna Bhán, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    2nd First Friday. I forgot all about this First Friday, so I will have to start again. – The creamery...

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  • 1926, August, Castlelack (see too: MacDonnells), Úna Bhán, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went up to the lake again this morning. It is a beautiful spot, and I always feel fresh again when...

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  • 1926, August, Messages run, O’Brien, Anne Florence (‘Darkie’, religious name: Mother Mary Magdalene, younger sister of Fr William and Jane O’Brien), O’Brien, Fr William, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), View 1926 Index 2

    Got all my work done in the morning. Nannie came for dinner and Miss O’Brien was expected, but didn’t turn...

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  • 1926, August, O’Brien, Fr William, O’Flynn, Fr. James Christopher, Storms, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), Thompson’s restaurant, View 1926 Index 2

    After Mass, cycled up to Fr. Willie. He couldn’t get the bag so gave me another. He and Fr. O’Flynn...

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  • 1926, August, Lands and Peoples, Monatrea, Co Waterford, Mossie, Huge, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), School books smuggled into holiday luggage, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Youghal

    Packed all the morning. A fine but windy day. The train to Youghal ran with a rain-cloud, so it was...

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  • 1926, August, Diary, Illnesses, Monatrea, Co Waterford, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), Studying forbidden, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was bilious all night, but in spite of it got up early and had a few games of croquet. Mám...

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  • 1926, August, Card games, Lands and Peoples, Monatrea, Co Waterford, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), South Sea Islands, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was worse again this morning with biliousness. Had a lovely bathe in our cove. Miss O’Brien and I had a...

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  • 1926, August, Callisoe Bay, Germany, Irish language, Irish traditional music, Monatrea, Co Waterford, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    A beautiful day. As we were sitting in our cove, one of the boys staying at the hotel came running...

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  • 1926, August, Monatrea, Co Waterford, Political interests, reports, views, View 1926 Index 2

    Read the ‘Examiner’. There has been a great fuss lately because a Miss Ederle has swum the Channel, and has...

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  • 1926, August, Callisoe Bay, Dancing, Irish language, Monatrea, Co Waterford, Murphy, Muriel, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    A great crowd of people stayed here last night, and one gentleman, Mr. Dee, sleeping near us with four others,...

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  • 1926, August, Monatrea, Co Waterford, View 1926 Index 2

    It was very wet this morning. Mr. Dee, who is very far gone now, and whom poor Mrs. Donovan, proprietress...

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  • 1926, August, Blair, Rosa née Swertz (aunt), Monatrea, Co Waterford, Murphy, Canon J., View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Our last day here. After breakfast Mám and I met for a swim, but Miss O’Brien didn’t. The waves were...

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  • 1926, August, O’Leary, Timothy, View 1926 Index 2

    Slept out till late in the morning. Got through my school-work in patches during the morning. After dinner I called...

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  • 1926, August, Excursions, O’Leary, Timothy, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was in time for Mass this morning. After breakfast Timmie got a bicycle, I got Fr. Pat’s, and we went...

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  • 1926, August, Castlelack (see too: MacDonnells), Driving, Kinley, Mr (MacDonnell creamery manager), MacDonnells of Castlelack, Bandon (William Keyes and Kathleen with children Lola, Diarmuid, Cáitín, Liam), O’Flynn, Fr. James Christopher, Richard III, Sports (see also Hurley), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Drove to Balnacaraige with Fr. Pat for Mass and Communion. Hung around, read and did no work until after lunch....

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  • 1926, August, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, Sports (see also Hurley), View 1926 Index 2

    After Mass did a little work, went hunting with Timmie, bringing Sandie and Cora. It was no good until before...

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  • 1926, August, Census 1926, Emigration, Excursions, Greece, O’Leary, Timothy, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Read in paper that there is another revolution in Greece, and General Pangalos has been kicked out by another general....

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  • 1926, August, Driving, Excursions, O’Leary, Timothy, Sports (see also Hurley), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Worked this morning and accompanied Fr. Pat on a sick call to Togher. Had a fine spin, and I drove...

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  • 1926, August, Swertz, Dulcie, Swertz, Hans Anton (uncle), View 1926 Index 2

    A rather cheerless day for my last in Dunmanway, so did no work, but went hunting instead. Tiny, one of...

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  • 1926, August, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), Swertz, Dulcie, Swertz, Hans Anton (uncle), View 1926 Index 2

    A few days ago when Mám came home late in the night, she was told by our neighbour Miss Walsh...

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  • 1926, August, Brady, W. E., Height, MacSwiney, Mary, Smiddy, Prof. Timothy A., Stockley family, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Worked well at everything, especially at Harmony. Wrote a letter to Auntie Rosie, telling her how disappointed I was we...

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  • 1926, August, Films seen, Germany, Stockley Marie Germaine née Kolb, Stockley, Prof. William, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Read in paper that there was a great monarchist demonstration in Bavaria, and a reunion of all officers and veterans...

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  • 1926, Fountainstown (where the Williams family holidays), Height, Misconduct, September, Sports (see also Hurley), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Got Mass by the skin of my teeth this morning. Bargained 14 more stamps off Brian! After dinner went off...

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  • 1926, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Harty, Sir Hamilton, Jazz, September, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Williams, Elsa née Swertz (aunt)

    Heard Mám playing for the first time Schumann’s Sonata in G. It is a glorious work. It and Chopin’s Valse...

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  • 1926, Devotions, Lynch, Julia (former housekeeper), September, Storms, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    First Friday Was furious with myself for sleeping out for 8, but went to 10 ten [mass] instead. No letter...

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  • 1926, Financial problems of family, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Frauenkirche (Munich cathedral), Much Ado About Nothing, September, Tagore, Rabindranath, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    The end of my holiday work! For I am going to rest completely to-morrow and Monday. The school did badly...

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  • 1926, Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne choir, McCarthy, Fr (member of Choral Society), September, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Though I have looked forward to to-day for a long time, it was not so pleasant as I expected. For...

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  • 1926, Devotions, Horgan, Mary née Windle, Lands and Peoples, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), Scher, Isaac, September, Spain, Stamp collecting, (see also Lynch, Julia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    The last day of my hols! Well, I cannot grumble for I had very happy ones, and worked quite well...

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  • 1926, Driving, Fountainstown (where the Williams family holidays), Matric (University entrance exam), September, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Had a real day’s class to-day. I now see what a terrible fool I was not to go in for...

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  • 1926, Matric (University entrance exam), September, View 1926 Index 2, Worries

    More complications to-day. Found our from Dr. Scannell that Matric authors and L.C.H. course are widely different. In English Matric:...

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  • 1926, Career discussions / options, Margaret / Madge (housekeeper), September, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Dr. Scannell has not yet found out about my exams. As I was playing hurley to-day, Morris, who is a...

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  • 1926, Films seen, MacSwiney, Annie, MacSwiney, Mary, Messages run, September, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Yesterday Miss O’Brien sent me to St. Ita’s School with an umbrella. It was Miss Mary MacSwiney opened the door....

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  • 1926, Dalton Fr (English teacher), English essay topics, Mishaps, mortifications, Reading, September, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2, Williams, Chris (Tilly Fleischmann’s brother-in-law)

    Dr. Scannell had yet no news about my exams. My hair will turn grey if he doesn’t hurry up. In...

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  • 1926, Diary, Misconduct, Rose-Marie, September, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    The fellows were laughing at me again to-day because I was so silent in Dickie’s class. They said I was...

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  • 1926, Matric (University entrance exam), Pius X, Pressure of work, September, View 1926 Index 2

    Dr. Scannell told me several interesting things to-day, amongst them being that Pius X, fearful of having it said that...

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  • 1926, Misconduct, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), September, View 1926 Index 2

    Miss O’Brien was ill again to-day, so were alone for dinner. She’s always ailing lately. – Arthur came after dinner...

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  • 1926, Dalton Fr (English teacher), Reading, September, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Dr. Dalton explained to us to-day the origins of ‘Dramatis personae’. The old Greek actors used to wear masks whose...

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  • 1926, Leaving cert in exam Music, September, Storms, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Dr. Scannell gave me the [Leaving Cert Music] programme to-day, and I was delighted to find that Mám and Páp...

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  • 1926, Diary, Mishaps, mortifications, September, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    At Irish to-day it came to my turn to read. Dickie is bald, and seeing further on a description of...

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  • 1926, Leaving cert in exam Music, Mishaps, mortifications, September, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    To my delight Dickie was in great humour to-day, and was exceptionally nice to me. He is very decent all...

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  • 1926, Bantry, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, September, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    To-day Fr. Pat is preaching on St. Finbarr over the great Saint’s grave at Gougane Barra, in Irish. – Sophia...

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  • 1926, China, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, September, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Banged my head off a blackboard in school, ex quo factum est a lump the size of an egg, nearly,...

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  • 1926, English essay topics, House improvements, Reviews of Fleischmann concerts, September, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    As all my class were on ceremonies in St. Finbarr’s to-day, there was no class, and I finished all my...

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  • 1926, Radio, September, St Vitus dance, View 1926 Index 2

    Got a terrible shock to find that a poor little fellow, Maxwell Moffat, living at the end of the terrace,...

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  • 1926, Lynch, Julia (former housekeeper), October, Pressure of work, Reflections, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    1st Friday. Did some Latin, dashed to Mass and back, gobbled breakfast and ran to school, and in spite of...

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  • 1926, Mishaps, mortifications, October, Pressure of work, View 1926 Index 2

    I can never get my work finished lately, and I am dissatisfied with that of it which I can get...

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  • 1926, October, Passion flower, Talec, Mlle de, View 1926 Index 2

    Yesterday Páp played for me a wonderful song he has composed to an old German text, about Death the Reaper....

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  • 1926, Donovan, Dr James M., October, Stamp collecting, (see also Lynch, Julia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    I cracked a hurley a few days ago belonging to Bernard O’Connell, but when I asked him if I would...

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  • 1926, October, St Vincent Convent centenary, View 1926 Index 2

    The rest of the class78 were on ceremonies to-day, as this is the centenary of St. Vincent’s convent. They are...

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  • 1926, Horgan, Mary née Windle, Lacaduv, October, Vaudrey, Mollie née Basset, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Dickie had a round-up of Irish books to-day, because few of us have them all. He makes us buy over...

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  • 1926, October, Pressure of work, View 1926 Index 2

    Dr. Scannell gave me a fierce eating to-day because I had not a History epitome done, but I explained to...

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  • 1926, Brady, W. E., Breen, Denis, Corkery, Daniel, Dalton Fr (English teacher), Frend Dr, October, Reading, Sheehan, Canon Patrick A., St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    When I have least to do, then I take the longest time to do it. Yet I had a lot...

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  • 1926, Concerts, recitals, Hurley, October, Opera House, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    ‘The Beggars’ Opera’ is at present in Cork and ‘Lilac Time’ was on last week. We are getting some good...

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  • 1926, Concerts, recitals, Films seen, October, O’Connor, Frank, Vaudrey, Mollie née Basset, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Mrs. Vaudrey was for tea this evening. She is a very charming little person. I remember her presence and voice...

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  • 1926, Concerts, recitals, English essay topics, October, O’Flynn, Fr. James Christopher, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Dreams of a quite different atmosphere washed away all the influence of yesterday’s spectacle from my imagination. – I never...

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  • 1926, Concerts, recitals, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, October, Retreats, School retreat, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Dr. Scannell is at present in Dublin, so did home-work during free hours of History and German. Today begins the...

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  • 1926, Concerts, recitals, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, October, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to 8 Mass and then to Retreat at 10. From 10-2 made Stations of the Cross, read life of...

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  • 1926, Brase, Col. Fritz, Concerts, recitals, October, Retreats, Sheehan, Canon Patrick A., View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Made a good general Confession to-day and attended Retreat well. Col. Brase was there to-day, and when I came home...

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  • 1926, Brase, Col. Fritz, Cohalan, Bishop Daniel, Concerts, recitals, Donovan, Michael (Frank O’Connor), Frend Dr, Mishaps, mortifications, October, Opera House, O’Connor, Frank, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Retreat was ended this morning with Mass by the reverend, beautiful old Bishop,82 Benediction, and a fine ringing sermon. At...

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  • 1926, October, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), View 1926 Index 2

    As all the visitors’ things were in the bedroom last night I decided to rest in Páp’s room till they...

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  • 1926, Brady, W. E., Clothes, Coal shortages, Cohalan, Bishop Daniel, Hobart, Dr N. H., National strike in England, October, Sullivan, Joyce, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    As I walked down the avenue, I saw the Bishop coming upwards, and he actually knew me by name, though...

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  • 1926, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, October, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    We spent all Latin and Maths class to-day writing out for Fr. Wesley, the Bishop’s Secretary, corrections to an Episcopal...

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  • 1926, Clothes, October, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Dr. Scannell gave me 3 fine overprinted Maltese stamps to-day. He and Fr. Dalton made up a ballad of about...

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  • 1926, Frend Dr, October, Reading, Sheehan, Canon Patrick A., View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    The children at the 10 o’clock Mass to-day in St. Patrick’s sang very sweetly. Every Sunday morning I have a...

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  • 1926, Bantry, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Hurley, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, October, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Yesterday evening Páp discussed about his going fortnightly to Bantry to teach there. The arrangements are now almost complete. It...

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  • 1926, Brady, W. E., Mishaps, mortifications, October, Sullivan, Joyce, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Had the misfortune to slide most peacefully into a big, muddy pool playing hurley at play to-day, and simply destroyed...

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  • 1926, Discussions with classmates, Germany, Ludwig II, October, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Had a great argument with Charlie O’Connor and some other fellows about Bavaria. Told them about the great kings, King...

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  • 1926, Howth, October, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Dr. Scannell has this year taken over Senior Pass Latin class, who are so bad and lazy that the name...

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  • 1926, Brase, Col. Fritz, Concerts, recitals, Coué, Dr. Émile, Mangan, Joe, October, Opera House, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    At Col. Brase’s advice, Mám is reading Coué’s ‘Selbstbemeisterung’ [‘Self Mastery through Conscious Autosuggestion’]85 and she thinks it wonderful. The...

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  • 1926, Coué, Dr. Émile, Frend Dr, Hurley, October, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Great day of match with North Monastery. Got a half-day, did some work, and walked to match. My place, left...

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  • 1926, Barry, Prof, Bergin, Mrs, Corkery, Daniel, Frend Dr, Germany, October, O’Sullivan, Prof Elizabeth (Lily), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    The new feast day of the Kingship of Christ. Dr. Frend was present at dinner and there was most interesting...

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  • 1926, Germany, Helping parent, November, Sheehan, Canon Patrick A., View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    The Feast of All Saints. Went to Holy Communion. The bliss of a free day! Wrote to Joe and Fräulein...

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  • 1926, Czar Nicholas II, November, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, Sullivan, Joyce, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Dr. Scannell told us all about the murder of the Czar and his family during the Russian revolution of 1917...

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  • 1926, Discussions with classmates, English essay topics, Germany, November, Reading, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    This morning I showed to the lads of my class a wonderful book, ‘Deutsche Dome’ [German Cathedrals] in which are...

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  • 1926, Machiavelli, Mussolini, November, Vatican state, View 1926 Index 2

    Had very interesting history class. Dr. Scannell told us how the Vatican and Castle Gandolfo outside Rome are ex-territorial, but...

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  • 1926, Barry, Mr J. (member of Choral Society), Mussolini, November, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    1st Friday. A terrible rush to get to school in time – Saw in paper that the Pope has just...

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  • 1926, Coué, Dr. Émile, Frend Dr, November, O’Donovan, Dr. James M., Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Worked till dinner. Mám had an at-home this evening. Mrs. Stockley and Sophia, Fr. MacCarthy, Dr. and Mrs. Donovan, Dr....

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  • 1926, Bantry, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Giant mammal, Healy, Tim (Governor General), Lands and Peoples, Mussolini, November, O’Donovan, Dr. James M., Rag (University carnival), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Dr. Donovan is now beginning German, and he gave Mám a few hints that it would be splendid for him...

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  • 1926, Blarney Street, Brady, W. E., Horgan, Ivor and Joe, Lynch, Julia (former housekeeper), Messages run, November, Poverty in Cork, Sullivan, Joyce, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was sent by Dr. Scannell on a message to Blarney Street schools. They look pretty dilapidated. These are in a...

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  • 1926, English essay topics, Illnesses, Leopold, Crown Prince of Belgium, Mood swings, November, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Saw in paper photograph of newly-married bridal pair, the Crown Prince Leopold of Belgium (whose mother was daughter of King...

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  • 1926, November, Shaw, G. B., Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index 2

    Dr. Scannell was rather sick to-day, yet he had his usual classes. – I could listen for hours to the...

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  • 1926, November, Stamp collecting, (see also Lynch, Julia), View 1926 Index 2

    Got the first of a fine new series of German stamps, each portraying the head of some great statesman, poet...

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  • 1926, November, Republicans, View 1926 Index 2

    Fr. Murphy met with an accident yesterday, how we don’t know, for all his nose is bruised and his hand...

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  • 1926, Bantry, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Japanese Emperor Taisho, November, O’Brien, Jane (Sinéad Ní Bhriain), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Great excitement in school about the match. Discovered that my knee, which I scratched a few days ago, had swollen...

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  • 1926, Engelmann, Klara (Clär), Helping parent, November, Shaw, G. B., View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Didn’t practise piano to-day, but went round to a dozen shops in town, handing window cards of Mám’s recital. It...

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  • 1926, Marlborough, Duke of, November, View 1926 Index 2

    For the first time for over a year there was nobody for tea or dinner. Went to Markie but he...

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  • 1926, Dáil national emergency meeting, Dog licences, November, Puppy, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Was delighted to find a sweet, fat puppy, like a little bear, prancing round the kitchen when I came down...

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  • 1926, November, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index 2

    Began Horace Book I having finished the most important part of Livy Book XXII. Mám put off Mr. Brady and...

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  • 1926, Career discussions / options, November, Scannell, Dr. Joseph, Swertz, Walburga née Rössler (‘Nannie’, grandmother), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Had a chat with Dr. Scannell about my future. He thinks a good alternative to my becoming a musician would...

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  • 1926, November, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index 2

    Finished ‘Tasso.’ It is a wonderful drama, yet I cannot appreciate its beauty enough. I am not sufficiently ripe yet...

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  • 1926, Donovan, Dr James M., Fleischmann, Aloys senior, November, Poverty in Cork, Slums, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    To-day Páp was much worse. I attended him all day, and also went all over the city on messages for...

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  • 1926, Cork Municipal School of Music Choral Society, December, Fielding Mr (member of and President of the Choral Society), Mishaps, mortifications, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Another day at home. I am really getting fed up of not being at school, because I know that the...

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  • 1926, Brady, W. E., December, Donovan, Dr James M., Illnesses, Sullivan, Joyce, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    3 Friday. Woke at 6 with a painfully sore eye, which got worse and worse. Was determined not to miss...

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  • 1926, December, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, O’Sullivan, Prof Elizabeth (Lily), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    First day back in school ‘mid a week’. Everything seemed strange, even my class-fellows, yet I enjoyed the old routine...

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  • 1926, Brady, W. E., December, Mishaps, mortifications, Sullivan, Joyce, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to Stockleys’ for cups for to-day’s party. It was a lovely spin. Brought home the cups in a case,...

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  • 1926, December, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, View 1926 Index 2

    Had great fun in school My class are a merry lot. Had to go to town for Páp, so got...

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  • 1926, December, Father’s internment and deportation 1916-1920, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Stockley Marie Germaine née Kolb, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), Twomey, Mr (Maths, Irish inspector), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    All night, Mám was very, very bilious, but the greatest part of the pain went by morning. Páp went to...

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  • 1926, Brady, W. E., Concerts, recitals, Dancing, December, Films seen, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Price, Eileen (singer), St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, Sullivan, Joyce, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Holiday of obligation – no school. Worked till 2 and then rushed to concert. It was a great success. There...

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  • 1926, Abd El Krim, December, Discussions with classmates, Green (actor and mimic), Hunt (actor and mimic), Scannell, Dr. Joseph, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    During history class, Dr. Scannell induced two celebrated mimics, Hunt and Green, to take him off at his usual terrorisation...

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  • 1926, December, Examinations, Hypostatic Union, Kenotic theory, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Had religion exam from 11-12.30. Did 8/9. Got questions about the reasonableness of faith, about grace, spiritualism and the Hypostatic...

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  • 1926, December, English essay topics, Examinations, Japanese Emperor Taisho, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    English 1-12, the worst exam of all, because I have to squash a comp which always takes me two hours...

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  • 1926, December, Examinations, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Latin 9-11. We got a 1925 3-hour L.C.H. paper to do in two hours and what was worse, we went...

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  • 1926, December, Mood swings, View 1926 Index 2

    Had German from 9-11. Got a 1925 Leaving Cert paper, rather stiff indeed. There was one piece of trans at...

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  • 1926, Cork Municipal School of Music, December, Examinations, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Got first in history, with 237/300. Next came ‘Solomon’ Murphy with 167. Scannie seems to have been delighted with my...

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  • 1926, Cork Municipal School of Music, December, Examinations, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Got first in English quite unexpectedly with 180/300. Next ‘Cha’ Connor with 150/300. The questions about Wordsworth’s idea of Prose...

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  • 1926, Cork Municipal School of Music, Dancing, December, Examinations, Misconduct, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Likewise got first in Latin with 315/400. Second ‘Cha’ Connor with 210/400. But our Latin papers and also our English...

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  • 1926, Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne choir, December, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Fleischmann, Magdalena (Leni) née Deger (grandmother), Helping parent, Stockley, Prof. William, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Sophia stayed with us last night. Not having been to bed till 2, we all slept out till 12 Mass...

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  • 1926, December, Driving, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, MacSwiney Fr Patrick, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Went to school from 9-10, then cycled home in time to drive away with Mám in a stylish Dodge saloon...

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  • 1926, Christmas presents given and received, December, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Horgan, Ivor and Joe, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Spent the whole morning in packing presents. Gave Sophie a fine blouse, Arthur a torch, Ivor and Joe a designoscope,...

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  • 1926, Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne choir, Christmas Eve, Christmas presents given and received, Cohalan, Bishop Daniel, December, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Helping parent, Messages run, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    At last Xmas Eve has arrived. It has approached subconsciously, so that I felt a shock when it was there,...

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  • 1926, Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne choir, December, Fleischmann, Aloys senior, Mood swings, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    A beautiful yet cold day for the greatest feast of the year. It is hard to concentrate on the glories...

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  • 1926, December, Reading, View 1926 Index 2, Wren boys

    Was awakened by a great multitude of and variety of wren-boys shouting their lilts at top pitch all over the...

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  • 1926, December, Driving, Reading, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Slept out again but managed to get some work done in the morning. Páp is going to give me Sänger’s...

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  • 1926, December, Films seen, Sports (see also Hurley), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Worked till 12.30 then drove to town with Fr. Pat and got ‘An Letríocht’ [Literature] for my Irish exam and...

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  • 1926, Brady, W. E., December, Reading, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), Sullivan, Joyce, View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Bought the ‘Vicar of Wakefield’ which is interesting reading, as a light on Scott’s, Macauley’s and Stockley’s essays on Goldsmith....

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  • 1926, December, Fleischmann, Magdalena (Leni) née Deger (grandmother), MacSwiney Fr Patrick, Stockley, Sophie (Sophia), View 1926 Index, View 1926 Index 2

    Wrote long letters to Fr. Engelmann, and to Grossmutter [grandmother in Dachau] and went shopping with Mám. After dinner we...

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