May, 1926, Friday 28

Newspaper cutting pasted in: photograph of Abd El Krim with heading ‘Surrender of Riff Leader: Abd El Krim, who has surrendered to the French troops’ Yesterday Mam went to see Mrs. Horgan and her baby. The latter is sweet. Mrs. Horgan said I must come…

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June, 1926, Wednesday 2

To-day we had geom. from 9-11. It was a fierce paper, and I was in despair about it. I did 2½ out of 7 and only 1½ right! Well, it can’t be helped; I may make up for it in the other maths papers. There…

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August, 1926, Sunday 29

Worked well at everything, especially at Harmony. Wrote a letter to Auntie Rosie, telling her how disappointed I was we didn’t go to Dublin. She wrote saying that she had everything ready for us, and was really disappointed we didn’t come. Miss O’Brien and Nannie…

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September, 1926, Monday 13

Yesterday Miss O’Brien sent me to St. Ita’s School with an umbrella. It was Miss Mary MacSwiney opened the door. Whatever about her politics, for an unpractical ideal, namely sudden break off and independence from England, cannot be put into force, she is really charming,…

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