February, 1927, Sunday 20

Important events took place in school during the week. Dr. Scannell found his senior pass class intolerable, though indeed they are doing their best, and gave them a terrible time of it. To protest, they held revolutionary meetings in the class halls, invested Hunt and…

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May, 1927, Sunday 15

School, meals, cram. Cram, school, meals. Meals, cram, school. Mám broadcast last evening from Dublin the Moonlight Sonata, and a Waltz and Scherzo by Chopin. Listened in at Mr. Corkery’s. The Moonlight did not come out very distinctly; it was spoiled by annoying atmospherics, but…

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March, 1926, Sunday 7

3rd Sunday of Holy Communion. Saw poor Miss Cassilly at Mass. She lost her leg and very nearly her life, through carelessness on the part of her doctor a month ago, but is now well and cheerful again as ever. She taught me before in…

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May, 1926, Sunday 2

11th Sunday of Holy Communion. Poor Pappie was worse again to-day. He could not go to 10 o’clock Mass, and took a taxi to 12. I had to go with him. He had terrible pain. I was in a muddle to-day, because Stockleys had invited…

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May, 1926, Sunday 16

Made the 13 Sundays! I must next make the 9 Fridays. – After the drops of yesterday, my eyes are still bleared and the pupils very big. I tried to do some work to keep pace with the fellows in school, but once I am…

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October, 1926, Sunday 10

When I have least to do, then I take the longest time to do it. Yet I had a lot of free time to-day. Dr. Frend, a young Hungarian, studied in Vienna, and who is eminent as a doctor, was for tea. His English is…

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October, 1926, Sunday 31

The new feast day of the Kingship of Christ. Dr. Frend was present at dinner and there was most interesting conversation about the incredible English propaganda work during the war. Mám told us how Fr. Thomas, a distinguished Cork priest, went around the country giving…

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