March, 1927, Sunday 13

Worked hard all the week. Am growing more nervous as the dies fatalis [fateful day] is approaching. We were beaten again in a hurling-match. We are now so used to defeat that we took it quite stoically. But on the whole sporting of this kind…

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October, 1927, Sunday 2

Was sent for by Dr. Scannell to hurriedly get my photo taken and appeared in ‘Examiner’ some time after with a scholarship-senior, Costigan. It was a hideous likeness, much to my mortification. Then he had the kindness to take us for a day and a…

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