File 82 - Letters from Fr Willie Doyle SJ, 1907-1915

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IE IJA J/2/82


Letters from Fr Willie Doyle SJ, 1907-1915


  • 28 July 1907 - 6 November 1915 (Creation)

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Material taken from the basement of St Francis Xavier, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin, 09 February 2011, belonging to Fr Willie Doyle SJ. The material was (a) returned from the front and (b) collected by his brother, Fr Charles Doyle SJ.

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File of holograph letters and typewritten letters by Fr Willie Doyle SJ concerning his ordination at Milltown Park (28 July 1907); tertianship at L’ Ancienne Abbaye, Tronchiennes, Belgium to his mother and father, his sister Mai and brother Charles (October 1907 - 21 July 1908); attending a mission in Great Yarmouth (20 April 1908); work as a minister at Belvedere College to his sister Mai (April - July 1909); at the Convent of St John of God, Wexford to his sister Mai (2 August 1910); at Enghien, Belgium to his father (2 - 14 October 1912); while giving missions in Clare, Cork, Limerick and Dublin and working at Rathfarnham Castle, to his father and sister Mai (20 March 1914 - 6 November 1915).

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No material may be reproduced without the written permission of the Archivist. Copyright restrictions apply. Photocopying is not available. Digital photography is at the discretion of the Archivist.

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