Memo book of William O'Brien recording notes on historical and political events in the early 20th century,
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|Main Creator:||O'Brien, William, 1881-1968|
Includes a verse by Dan O'Brien "Merchants Quay Ward Dublin, P.J. Cox. There was a T.C. named Cox, who promised the Sinn Feiner socks, But after the fray, In famed Merchants Quay, T'was Jonny was found on the rocks".
Includes references to James Connolly, minutes of the Irish Socialist Republican Party, tensions between O'Brien and James Larkin, the 1913 Dublin Lock-out, the Irish National Aid and Volunteer Dependants' Fund, and the assassinations of Sir Henry Wilson and Michael Collins.
Refers to "The Archbishop's Conference Apl '22", where he transcribes extracts from a conversation from "[Michael] Collins to [Cathal] Brugha" - "I suppose we are two of the ministers whose blood is to be waded through" and a reply - "Yes, you are two".
Memo book with red cover.
Physical description: 1 item (60 pages).