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Letter to Fred Cronin, Hare Park Camp, Co. Kildare, from his son Risteárd Cronin, about his school Coláiste na Rinne, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford,

1923 January 9.

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In Collection: Cronin Papers, 1905-1945
Description: Writes about the punishments they receive in the school: "One day a couple of the boys put sponges in some of the beds and one of the boys wouldent [sic] tell that he did it. Then we all got slaped [sic] over him. Another day we got slaped [sic] before our dinner then because we got slaped [sic] we wouldent [sic] eat our dinner that day. First when the Fear More wasent [sic] there it was Meahal Cenneally was head but then the Fear More came back he made a lot of new rules. Our letters werent read atall [sic] untill [sic] one day [two?] boys wrote home saying for God sake take us out of this place. Next day there [sic] fathers came and took theme [sic] home. Sence [sic] that all the letters were read."
Main Creator: Cronin, Risteárd
Language: English
Extent: 1 item (1 page).
Call Number: MS 49,526/22/3 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.