Creators:
Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary. 53 Saint Stephen’s Green — Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Loreto Abbey Rathfarnham
Dates:
1916-1939 — 1916
Type/Formats:
Collection — Text — StillImage — Diaries — Postcards — Photographs
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
McHugh, Áine — Fitzgerald, Kathleen, I.B.V.M.
Abstract:
A collection of material related to the Easter Rising 1916 from the IBVM (Loreto) Institute & Irish Province Archives, including contemporaneous accounts of the Rising as observed by the Loreto Sisters at St Stephen’s Green Dublin and Loreto Abbey Rathfarnham. The material is collated from three... [ … ]
Dates:
1900-1949 — 1900
Type/Formats:
StillImage — Photographs
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Abstract:
Postcard sized photograph of young boarders in school uniforms, holding tennis racquets. On the verso of the photograph is written 'Loreto Archive, pupils Loreto Abbey, Rathfarnham'.
Type/Formats:
StillImage — Aerial photographs
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Abstract:
Aerial photograph of Loreto Abbey, Rathfarnham showing the farm yard (upper right hand corner of photograph, marked with an x). The Annals Loreto Abbey Rathfarnham 1913-1916 refer to two workmen employed on this farm who participated in the rising. The height from which the photograph was taken is... [ … ]
Dates:
1900-1949 — 1900
Type/Formats:
StillImage — Postcards
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Abstract:
Postcard of Loreto Abbey, Rathfarnham, depicting the front lawn, a pupil playing with a dog, and farm workers mowing and saving hay on the back lawn.
Creator:
Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Loreto Abbey Rathfarnham
Dates:
1916-04-24-1916-05-09 — 1916-04-24
Type/Formats:
Text — Diaries
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Abstract:
This contemporaneous account of Easter Rising 1916 captures the uncertainty, the confusion and the anxiety experienced by the religious community and their concern for their Sisters in Dublin city centre communities (i.e. 43 North Great George’s Street, 53 St Stephen’s Green & 77 St Stephen’s... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Corcoran, Mary Michael, I.B.V.M., 1846-1927 — Ryan, Father, S.J.
Abstract:
Letter from M. Michael Corcoran, Loreto Convent, Rathfarnham to Fr. Ryan S.J., Australia. This letter, refers to the 1916 Rising in Dublin, where three Loreto houses were surrounded by ‘fighters and two of Ours had narrow escapes from stray bullets.’ A member of the community at 53 Stephen’s... [ … ]