Loreto 1916


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 separate Loreto archival collections: the community archives of Loreto Abbey Rathfarnham; Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green; and M. Michael Corcoran IBVM, Superior General 1888 – 1918. The collection comprises of two manuscript community annals, a military permit, picture postcards from Loreto Abbey Rathfarnham and Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green, and a typed letter from M. Michael Corcoran IBVM, Superior General 1888 – 1918.

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Boatstrand Harbour, County Waterford (Minor Harbours of Ireland)


This collection contains files which describe the construction and evolution of Boat Strand Harbour, County Waterford, from its earliest structure to its current form.

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Port Oriel Harbour, County Louth (Minor Harbours of Ireland)


This collection contains files which describe the construction and evolution of Port Oriel Harbour, County Louth, from its earliest structure to its current form.

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Slade Harbour, County Wexford (Minor Harbours of Ireland)


This collection contains files which describe the construction and evolution of Slade Harbour, County Wexford, from its earliest structure to its current form.

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Bullock Harbour, County Dublin (Minor Harbours of Ireland)


This collection contains files which describe the construction and evolution of Bullock Harbour, County Dublin, from its earliest structure to its current form.

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Balbriggan Harbour, County Fingal (Minor Harbours of Ireland)


This collection contains files which describe the construction and evolution of Balbriggan Harbour, County Fingal, from its earliest structure to its current form.

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Fethard Harbour, County Wexford (Minor Harbours of Ireland)


This collection contains files which describe the construction and evolution of Fethard Harbour, County Wexford, from its earliest structure to its current form.

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A corridor in Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


A corridor in Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin. The corridor is mentioned in the Annals Loreto College 53 St Stephen’s Green 1914 - 1918 (SSG/3).

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View in the grounds looking west, Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


Postcard a view of the grounds of Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green. Commercially produced c. 1930’s, but building was little altered from 1916.

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Loreto Abbey, Rathfarnham, Dublin


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.

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In the grounds, the tennis courts, Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


Postcard of the grounds and tennis courts of Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green. The postcard was commercially produced c. 1930’s, but the grounds were little altered from 1916.

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Senior classroom, Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


Postcard of the senior classroom in Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green. Commercially produced c. 1930’s, but building was little altered from 1916.

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The terrace, Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


Postcard of the terrace in the grounds of Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green. The postcard was commercially produced c. 1930’s, but the grounds were little altered from 1916.

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Young boarders, Loreto Abbey, Rathfarnham, Dublin


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'.

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The library, Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


Postcard of the library in Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green. The postcard was commercially produced c. 1930’s, but the building was little altered from 1916.

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View from the College windows, Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


Postcard of the view from Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green. The postcard was commercially produced c. 1930’s, but the building was little altered from 1916.

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The hard tennis court, Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


Postcard of the hard tennis court in the grounds of Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green. The postcard was commercially produced c. 1930’s, but the grounds were little altered from 1916.

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A reception room, Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


Postcard of a reception room in Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green. The postcard was commercially produced c. 1930’s, but the building was little altered from 1916.

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In the grounds, Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


Postcard of the grounds of Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green. The postcard was commercially produced c. 1930’s, but the grounds were little altered from 1916.

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Entrance hall, Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


Postcard of the entrance hall in Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green. The postcard was commercially produced c. 1930’s, but the building was little altered from 1916.

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The concert hall, Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


Postcard of the concert hall in Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green. Commercially produced c. 1930’s, but building was little altered from 1916.

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Pupils' dining hall, Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


Postcard of the pupils' dining hall in Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green. Commercially produced c. 1930’s, but building was little altered from 1916.

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The altar, Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin


Postcard of the altar in Loreto College, 53 St Stephen’s Green. The postcard was commercially produced c. 1930’s, but the building was little altered from 1916.

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Aerial view of Loreto Abbey, Rathfarnham


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 noted as 1,000 feet. The date and title are also written on the verso of the photograph, along with the following note 'farmyard to the right where Stonepark Abbey houses are being erected 1989-1990'.

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