May, 1926, Wednesday 26

To-day we had to have Hamlet’s speech to the players off for Fr. O’Flynn, but I went over it so many times but when I got up to say it, being nervous, I forgot it all, and was disgraced. I can never exert will-power in…

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July, 1926, Monday 5

Went after Mass to Mr. Fielding, the President, about the Choral Society. Then to Mrs. Neeson’s home, to ask if we could get the boat in the evening, a brilliant idea (mine) as I didn’t know how on earth to amuse Betty whom I invited…

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July, 1926, Sunday 11

After 9 Mass, Mám and I had to go clearing up the place, for we are leaving to-morrow and cleared up yard, and put our plants out in the yard. Very often people come in over the wall, and steal everything they can lay hands…

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July, 1926, Thursday 15

Went shopping with Mám in the morning, and we got some cold things for dinner. Then I settled the kitchen and dining-room for about 2 hrs as all my studying and reading books were in Cappoquin. – Yesterday we saw in the paper that at…

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December, 1926, Thursday 2

Another day at home. I am really getting fed up of not being at school, because I know that the whole time my class is proceeding and leaving me behind. Went on messages to Fr. McCarthy and Mr. Sherman to take over choir to-night, as…

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