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Copy of memo from Sean O'Hegarty [with his signed initials], former O/C of Cork No. 1 Brigade, to the Cork Republican Tom Crofts, outlining Fred Cronin's case for improvement of his pension, in advance of a meeting with a government minister;

[19]35 February 2.

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In Collection: Cronin Papers, 1905-1945
Description: Seán O'Hegarty was the former O/C of Cork No. 1 Brigade. He outlines Fred Cronin's case for improvement of his pension, in advance of a meeting with a Government minister. Includes a notable endorsement of Cronin's character and record "When there were not 20 men in Cork city of advanced national thought, Cronin was one of those. He was a pioneer in the Cork Celtic Literary Society, an early student of the language and a worker in the Gaelic League, a worker and reformer in the G.A.A., an active member of Sinn Fein, and a volunteer who gave valuable services at all times. His personal character is of the very highest."
Main Creator: O'Hegarty, Seán, 1881-1963
Language: English
Extent: 1 item (4 pages).
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Call Number: MS 49,526/31/3 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.