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Photocopy of letter from Alice Stopford Green to Padraic Pearse of a draft of an appeal to the National Board of Education to defend the interests of Irish Education "in the name of the people in Ireland", due to the withdrawal of a grant provided for extra subjects in Irish schools,

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In Collection: Pearse Papers, 1870-1932
Description: Alice Stopford Green also writes "The reason for withdrawing the fees appears to be that Irish was one of the subjects, and the one w[hich] Irish [students] most desired to study. It is therefore to be forbidden to them by certain English officials" and also "For this decision, in open contempt of the known wish of the Irish people, was not made by the will of the Government of Ireland. The Irish Secretary has said in the House of Commons that the rule was passed against the desire of the National Board of Education".
Main Creator: Green, Alice Stopford, 1848-1929
Language: English
Extent: 1 item (13 pages).
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Call Number: MS 21,053/1/2 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.