Journal kept by Mrs. Salkey, resident of Merrion Square Dublin, during the Easter Rising,
24 April - 11 May 1916.
|Main Creator:||Salkey, Mrs.|
Daily account of events in Dublin during the Easter Rising as experienced by Mrs. Salkey who has Unionist views and exhibits no support for the rebels. Much of the description is of the difficulties of daily life in Dublin, and the establishment of a hospital for wounded soldiers. She reports the rumors and news that reaches her throughout the week including the capture of Roger Casement, the activities of Countess Markievicz and the execution of Padraic Pearse, Thomas MacDonagh and Thomas Clarke.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
The 1911 Census lists an Alice Maude Sankey as living at 63 Merrion Square South.
Physical description: 53 pp.
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|MS 44,662||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|