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, Monday 14

The school seemed deserted to-day because all the lower classes, who have no exams, went home on Sat. Scannie seems in great humour. He told us at English an extraordinary story how a certain Detective MacNamara on Sat. asked leave from him to search the…

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July, 1926, Thursday 22

I am now working only at the Variations, as Mám says it is good sometimes to concentrate on one study alone. But it is always the same story. I can play alright for the first few days but after that the piece becomes hackneyed. I…

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November, 1926, Monday 15

Fr. Murphy met with an accident yesterday, how we don’t know, for all his nose is bruised and his hand sprained. – Fell myself and banged my head badly. My head is terribly sensitive, and I am always getting headaches, so this won’t improve it….

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