April, 1927, Sunday 24

Sunday 24 ((April 24 was Fleischmann senior’s 47th birthday – maybe that was the occasion for the outing to Dunmanway.)) Had a fine week, and, what’s more important, swotted a lot. Have given up Carlyle as a bad job, and taken to Chesterton, also seems…

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August, 1927, Sunday 7

Went to Kinsale Regatta and saw some yacht racing. Explored the Dún Chionn tSáile, a wonderful fort, probably 300 or 400 years old. It is an immense quadrangle with walls of extraordinary thickness and massive outworks. The interior is disfigured by a town of modern…

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