[Three typed essay plans for Les chevets, l'an mil, architecture octonienne.]


[Three typed essay plans for Les chevets, l'an mil, architecture octonienne.]

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Kevin Barry Papers


A collection of material relating to Kevin Barry, who was executed for his part in the killing of three British soldiers in 1920. The collection includes material associated with his days at Belvedere College, his year as a medical student in UCD, and his brief time in custody at Mountjoy Prison before execution. The majority of the collection is composed of material gathered by Kathy Barry Maloney, Barry's sister, after his death.

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Schools’ Manuscript Collection - My Home District / Bailiúchán na Scol - Mo Cheantar Féin


This sub-collection consists of a series of selected essays by schoolchildren from participating counties in Munster and Connacht entitled "My Home District", a topographical description of their own locality which they were encouraged to write.

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Schools’ Manuscript Collection - Carna & Ballinasloe, Co. Galway / Bailiúchán na Scol - Carna agus Bhéal Átha na Sluaighe, Co. na Gaillimhe


This sub-collection consists of five volumes of essays dealing with a wide range of local folk tradition and history, written by schoolchildren in 1937-38, and drawing on information recorded from parents, relatives and neighbours living in the districts of Carna and Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.

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Hermes: an illustrated university literary quarterly


Hermes was a literary journal for the staff and students of University College, Dublin. The first issue stated that the periodical "would not seek to be a semi-political organ of the student body, but would publish essays, poems, and reviews ... written either by the professors and students of the University or by their friends". The magazine also welcomed contributions from all the colleges of the Royal University, including the then Queen's Colleges in Belfast, Cork, and Galway.

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[Essays written by Collins as College homework.]


[Essays written by Collins as College homework.]

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[Letter from Robert Munro (48 Manor Place, Edinburgh) to William Frazer, explaining that he was unaware of Frazer's work on the bronze sickles of Ireland, in preparing his own work on the evolution of man.]


[Letter from Robert Munro (48 Manor Place, Edinburgh) to William Frazer, explaining that he was unaware of Frazer's work on the bronze sickles of Ireland, in preparing his own work on the evolution of man.]

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Exercise copy book


Exercise copy book used by Barry covering a range of subjects, including English and History essays. Some of the essays include reference to republican ideals. Topics include revolutions, industrial unrest, and ideals.

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My Home District [Essays on Maudemount and Anacarty, Co. Tipperary.]


My Home District [Essays on Maudemount and Anacarty, Co. Tipperary.]

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[Selection of essays about games by schoolchildren from copybook NFC_0796]


[Selection of essays about games by schoolchildren from copybook NFC_0796]

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[Selection of essays about games by schoolchildren from copybook NFC_0797]


[Selection of essays about games by schoolchildren from copybook NFC_0797]

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[Selection of essays about games by schoolchildren from copybook NFC_0790]


[Selection of essays about games by schoolchildren from copybook NFC_0790]

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Exercise copy book


Exercise copy book used by Barry covering a range of subjects, including English and History essays. Some of the essays include reference to republican ideals. Includes statement 'Up the Republic' written several times on a Latin exercise and cartoon drawings of 'Kathy when she's 50' and 'Sheila when she's 48' [Barry's sisters?].

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Hermes: an illustrated university literary quarterly


An issue of the literary journal for the staff and students of University College, Dublin. A typical issue included essays, poetry, University College notes, College society notes, and reviews.

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Exercise copy book


Exercise copy book used by Barry covering a range of subjects, including English and History essays. Some of the essays include reference to republican ideals. Includes an essay entitled 'Uses of History': 'The Invader came, and since the people have been forced to adopt foreign customs and submit to the jurisdiction of a nation which were savage, when the Irish were civilized'.

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My Home District [Essays from Derrinawilliam, Greaghnafarna, Cultha, Cornamuckla, Lower Annagh and Eden, Co. Leitrim.]


My Home District [Essays from Derrinawilliam, Greaghnafarna, Cultha, Cornamuckla, Lower Annagh and Eden, Co. Leitrim.]

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My Townland [Essays on Rylane, Machaire, Derrynaguillan and Derry-cranna, Co. Clare.]


My Townland [Essays on Rylane, Machaire, Derrynaguillan and Derry-cranna, Co. Clare.]

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My Home District [Essays by Nora Hughes, Creat, Strokestown; and Thomas Flanagan, Cloonahee, Elphin, Co. Roscommon.]


My Home District [Essays by Nora Hughes, Creat, Strokestown; and Thomas Flanagan, Cloonahee, Elphin, Co. Roscommon.]

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[My Home District essays from Glashakinleen, Blueford, Glenlara, Barnacurra, Lisrobin, Reallin, Kippagh, Lisdangen.]


[My Home District essays from Glashakinleen, Blueford, Glenlara, Barnacurra, Lisrobin, Reallin, Kippagh, Lisdangen.]

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[My Home District essays from Lis-a-Bhothar, Adderagoole, Belview and Cartron, Co. Galway.]


[My Home District essays from Lis-a-Bhothar, Adderagoole, Belview and Cartron, Co. Galway.]

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My Townland [Essays on Annagh, Kylea, Skagh and Ballybeg by Nellie Duggan, Co. Clare.]


My Townland [Essays on Annagh, Kylea, Skagh and Ballybeg by Nellie Duggan, Co. Clare.]

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My Home District [Essays by Kathleen Taylor, Knocknaboula, Loughill; and James Scanlon, Kilteery, Loughill, Co. Limerick.]


My Home District [Essays by Kathleen Taylor, Knocknaboula, Loughill; and James Scanlon, Kilteery, Loughill, Co. Limerick.]

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My Home District [Essays by Mary Larkin, Meelehan, Aughrim; and Caroline Larkin, Craugh, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.]


My Home District [Essays by Mary Larkin, Meelehan, Aughrim; and Caroline Larkin, Craugh, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.]

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My Home District [Essays by Dermot Minton, Garrynamishaun, Aughrim; and John Hanrahan, Aughrim, Co. Galway.]


My Home District [Essays by Dermot Minton, Garrynamishaun, Aughrim; and John Hanrahan, Aughrim, Co. Galway.]

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