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Letter to Éamonn Duggan from his fiancée May Kavanagh, written during his detention in Lewes Prison,

1917 May 8.

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In Collection: Éamonn Duggan Papers, 1913-1968.
Description: Kavangh writes of the excitement surrounding the imminent by-election in Longford South [Joseph McGuinness won the seat for Sinn Féin on 9 May], her thoughts on Duggan standing for election (‘It is the one thing in the world I would dislike most of all’), news of the Easter Rising anniversary celebrations in Lewes prison, her employers' opposition to her wearing a ‘Sinn Fein Badge’, her collecting money for 'the Fund' (possibly the I.N.A.V.D.F.) and the growing interest in collecting ‘relics’ relating to the Rising

The letter includes a note from Duggan’s sister Cissie Duggan, which also refers to excitement over the Longford South by-election.
Main Creator: Duggan, May
Language: English
Extent: 1 item.
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Call Number: MS 49,835/3/24 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.