February, 1926, Monday 1

Great disgust on seeing criticism of concert. Absolutely rotten. While every trash gets the highest praise in the ‘Examiner’, this beautiful concert, and all really artistic performances, are shamefully ignored. Many resolutions of going to Germany as soon as possible, where good efforts of any…

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February, 1926, Thursday 25

Could not go to the practice of the Choral Society as I had to do some messages in town for Mammie’s concert. Every second shop in town has her window-card in the front. It is really a shame that after such a splendid and successful…

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March, 1926, Friday 12

Heard a killing story of old Cork from Dr. Scannell in English class. A renowned character, Micky Free, with an emaciated and aged lion, whose teeth had long ago fallen out, and had been replaced by artificial ones, used to pitch his tent in the…

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May, 1926, Friday 7

Fräulein Engelmann told us last night of choir meeting which was held. They all protested, and said they would remain firm to Pappie. Letter will be written to Committee. There is actually a rumour around that a new choral conductor is going to be appointed….

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