March, 1926, Saturday 6

Was surprised to hear from Dr. Scannell that Marconi is in a way indebted to Cork for his first rise to greatness. Apparently there was a meeting of the commercial business men of Gt. Britain and Ireland some years ago, and three Corkmen attended to…

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June, 1926, Thursday 10

Had a curious dream last night, about how I was climbing the rocks of Myrtleville with a few others when I came to a dirty pool in which was the body of a huge crocodile. After turning it over, I tried to jump the pool,…

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June, 1926, Saturday 12

Nannie was 16 during 1870, and so remembers all the happenings of the war quite clearly. I often get her on to it on Fridays, and she gives great accounts, especially of the ‘Einzug’ [entry of the army] into München. – I was dreaming all…

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