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Letter from Mary Boyle O'Reilly to Rev. Thomas Dawson regarding the Irish nuns exiled from Ypres and opinions on various members of the church,

1915 Jan. 11.

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In Collection: Letters from Mary Boyle O'Reilly to Rev. T. Dawson regarding war conditions in Belgium and Russia, with references to Irish affairs including Roger Casement,
Description: O'Reilly writes that "the contemplative life does not tend to a recognizable intellectuality" in relation to the diary kept by the Irish nuns who have escaped Ypres. She has visited them at Oulton Abbey. She also writes that the Pope is playing the "great game cleverly" and might return the papacy to political power yet.
Main Creator: O'Reilly, Mary Boyle, 1873-
Language: English
Extent: 1 item (3 pages).
Call Number: MS 13,997/13 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.