June, 1926, Sunday 27

Went to 8 Mass, and then intended to work all the morning, but after I had finished my piano and violin, Mám said I should rest to-day, and I only polished my racket and shoes and ironed my trousers for to-day’s tennis. Páp went to…

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September, 1926, Saturday 25

A very fine morning, and at 11 went off for the St Finbarr’s day [cathedral choir] excursion. Had a riotous time going down. Immediately went for a swim with ‘Suilin’ and the rest. The water was beautiful in contrast to the river water at Glanmire…

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