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'A Diary or Jottings' by Fr James F. Murphy SJ

  • IE IJA J/15/1
  • Item
  • 25 December 1889 - 1 November 1892
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

'A Diary or Jottings, from day to day of events, especially 1 Nov. 1892 regarding the Society and, in particular, this (Irish) Province, which may prove interesting &, perhaps, even useful when The Writer shall be many years dead and gone.’ Found enclosed is a typed note (n.d., 2pp) by an unknown Jesuit (possibly Fr Fergal McGrath SJ, Irish Province Archivist 1975-1986) giving brief biographical details of Fr Murphy. Also comments on the contents of the diary, ‘Some interesting things recorded are: the initial history of all the houses of the province: the story of the setting up of Milltown as a Coll. Max.: the dispute with the Bishop of Meath (Dr Nulty) over faculties for fathers at Tullabeg: the biographies of various S.J.s (and, e.g., reference to W. Coyne, later father of Fr Eddie Coyne and to Charles Kennedy a benefactor of the province): the account of the great storm of 1890/1 and of the influenza epidemic which swept over Europe from Russia. Minutiae of the day-to-day life, customs, studies and so on, and the final account of the Provincial Congregation (June 1892) after Fr General’s (Anderledy) death are also of interest and some historical value.’ Enclosures includes extracts from diary kept in Tullabeg, 1856 (9pp).

Black and white group photograph at the ordination of Fr Richard Gallagher SJ

Black and white group photograph at the ordination of Fr Richard Gallagher SJ with the Gallagher family at Milltown Park, Dublin. Includes: Back row; Maud, Leonard, Jenny. Centre; Frank, Cecilia, Ursula, Rose, Roland. Front row; Mary Archibald (Aunt), James,-, Richard, Mrs James (All Gallaghers). Photocopy with names on reverse.

Br James Kavanagh SJ

  • IE IJA J/196
  • File
  • 28 May 1932 - 14 March 1982
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Material relating to Br James Kavanagh SJ including admission details, catalogue entry, correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials and mortuary card.

Kavanagh, James, 1910-1982, Jesuit brother

Catalogue of Publications by Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ

Copybook containing a ‘Catalogue of Publications by Aubrey Gwynn SJ in the library of Milltown Park.’ Compiled by Fr Gwynn.

Gwynn, Aubrey, 1892-1983, Jesuit priest and academic

Conveyance - William George Bailey and Frs Thomas V. Nolan, John Fahy, Dominick Kelly and James Bury

Parties:
William George Bailey, Builder, Cherryfield, Sandford, County Dublin and Frs Thomas V. Nolan, John Fahy, Dominick Kelly and James Bury all of Milltown Park.

Property:
Rathfarnham House, Parish of Rathfarnham, Barony of Newcastle, County Dublin.

Terms and Conditions:
Yearly rent and receivers fees created by and to the covenants, conditions and clauses contained in the Fee Farm Grant of 4 April 1851 in addition to the sum of £5,900. Yearly rent of £123.6.6.

Other:
Signed and sealed by the parties. Includes a map depicting the extent of land cited in the conveyance.

Copy letter from Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial to Fr James A. Cullen concerning Fr Cullen’s entrance to the noviceship

Copy letter from Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial, Milltown Park, Dublin to Fr James A. Cullen concerning Fr Cullen’s entrance to the noviceship and reminding him to obtain his “letteres dimissoriales” from Dr Warren. Remarks that he hopes to be able to secure a place on the continent. Refers also to the issue of money and remarks ‘We have not any shares in Banks nor do we want our money in that way.’ Suggests that the shares should be transferred to Fr Cullen’s name, sold and reinvested.

Tuite, James, 1831-1891, Jesuit priest

Copy letters from Fr Richard Devane SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to Eamon de Valera concerning the cinema in Ireland

Copy letters from Fr Richard Devane SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to Eamon de Valera (President of the Assembly) concerning the cinema in Ireland. Requests Mr de Valera to meet a deputation of people to '...put formally before you a request for a full enquiry into the film problem.' Remarks that other countries have addressed this issue and have '...already done much to secure that the cinema be developed along positive and constructive lines in the best interests of their peoples...'

Copy of indenture concerning Sherwood Fields, Galway

Parties:
Fr Eugene Browne SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin and Fr Edward Kelly SJ, Upper Gardiner Street on the one part, Fr John Hughes SJ, St Ignatius College, Galway and Dominick Kelly, Mungret College, Limerick, Fr Edward Dillon, Clongowes Wood College, Sallins, County Kildare and James Forristal, Milltown Park, Dublin of the other part.

Property:
Plot of ground marked number twenty on the map or plans of Sherwood Fields, in the parish of Rahoon and West Liberties, Galway containing 38 perches and a quarter Irish Plantation measure.

Terms and Conditions:
Residue of the term of 999 years

Correspondence between Fr Leonard Sheil SJ and Irish Fr Provincial on the content of Fr Sheil’s mission sermons

  • IE IJA J/16/4
  • File
  • 16 June 1936 - 30 July 1940
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Correspondence between Fr Leonard Sheil SJ and Irish Fr Provincial Laurence J. Kieran SJ on the content of Fr Sheil’s mission sermons. Includes:
– censors’ judgements on the manuscript of a sermon on ‘Sin’ by Fr Sheil (Jun 1936, 2 items); copy of summary of censors’ judgements (n.d., 2pp) and letter from Fr Sheil to the Irish Fr Provincial after receiving the censors’ reviews (24 June 1936, 2pp);
– letter from Fr Sheil in which he explains his delay in sending the Irish Fr Provincial the texts of his sermons, ‘My delay, and indeed serious negligence, has not been due, I think, to wilful disobedience, or to the opinion that they did not need censoring, but to this. I have eight fully written sermons in my drawer at present, but my dissatisfaction with them has caused me to cross out and amend lines and pages, so that none of them are yet in fit condition to send.…also…between missions my head is so tired that I am loathe to work.’ Also refers to the Sodality and the Legion of Mary (see J16/3) (12 Oct. 1936, 2pp);
– copy letter to Fr Sheil from the Irish Fr Provincial calling attention to Fr Sheil’s ‘want of prudence and discretion’ and warning him that if he continues ‘on present lines’ he may be ‘removed from the mission staff and given work in a College. With a view to rendering such a change unnecessary I forbid you in future to speak in the pulpit on questions of sex or, on general, matters relating to the VI commandment, without having first submitted your MS to the Socius for censorship. I wish also that you give up mentioning in public estimates or conjectures regarding the number of Irish emigrants who lose the faith or give up its practice’ (24 Jan. 1938, 2pp);
– note from Fr Sheil to the Irish Fr Provincial in which he lists the topics of his sermons that have been passed by the censor (12 Mar. 1940, 3pp);
– letter from Fr Tom Counihan SJ to ‘Fr. John’ in which he refers to Fr Sheil’s sermons, ‘You should have heard his sermons on sin, temptation, holyhour, family life & Holy Communion to feel utterly ashamed of the twaddle neither here nor there (sic.) No Scripture, no sound reasoning & abundance of crudity & naked realism…It is very unfortunate & I am not at all comfortable when I have to hand over an out-church to his tender mercies!’ (15 May 1940, 2pp) and
– copy letter from the Irish Fr Provincial to Fr Sheil in which he states, ‘I have been regretfully obliged to change you from the mission staff, and it is only fair that you should know the reason of this change. From information I have received from many different quarters it seems clear that you are greatly lacking in prudence in the things you say; and I cannot help thinking that if you were allowed to continue working as a missioner you would land both yourself and the Society into serious trouble…you allow your zeal to get the better of you with the result that you act contrary not only to the advice of your colleagues but also to that of your Superiors. I am afraid also that your knowledge of theology is very much wanting in accuracy…As to your work in Galway in the coming year, I must forbid you to preach anything in the Church without first having shown the MS to Fr Rector…’ (30 Jul. 1940, 2pp).

Correspondence of bequests made to Father Provincial regarding the Hong Kong and China missions

A file relating to correspondence of bequests made to Irish Fr Provincial regarding the Hong Kong and China missions.

  • Perpetual burse in memory of Fr WM. Doyle SJ in the new seminary in Hong Kong (1936);
  • Perpetual burse in memory of Fr Walsh SJ in Hong Kong (1936);
  • Memorial burse in memory of Fr Fegan SJ in China (1936);
  • List of burse money for the education of Chinese Jesuits (13 September 1940);
    -Statement of accounts for quarter the Ricci Mission Unit (1 July - 30 September 1943).

Correspondence relating to Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ

Correspondence relating to Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ, who was Irish Vice Provincial, 11 February 1858-7 December 1860 and the first Provincial of the Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, 8 December 1860 - [ ] 1863. No index.

Lentaigne, Joseph, 1805-1884, Jesuit priest

Deed of Assignment for land between the Sea Road and Shell Lane in Galway adjacent to Ely Place

Parties:
Rev. Eugene Browne SJ, Milltown Park, Rev. John Hughes SJ, St Ignatius College, Galway.

Property:
Land between the Sea Road and Shell Lane in Galway adjacent to Ely Place.

Terms & Conditions:
Browne assigns unto John Hughes et al ground containing 11 perches being a portion of the premises comprised in and demised by a lease of 10 October 1845 to hold for the residue of the unexpired term of 99 years. Assigns two plots of land at the premises demised by a lease of 29 April 1853 to hold for the unexpired residue of 99 years. Assigns a plot of land demised by the lease of 20 May 1853 for the residue of the unexpired term.

Other:
Signed and witnessed.

Diary of Fr William A Sutton SJ

  • IE IJA J/18/11
  • Item
  • 7 April 1895 - 6 May 1896; 16 December 1902
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Diary includes entry dated 16 December 1902, following his one of his periodic reading of past diaries, which reflects ‘It has been a great help to me to have hit upon a subject of writing and study which is interest(in)g & useful. I have written & studied much about Bacon being Shakespeare. This has done more good than anything in the way of cheering etc., but it is not everything. I can do much for religious truth through this subject too.…This is my seventh year here…(Milltown Park)…as Superior. Present Prov(incia)l has often told me I do excellent work here & that no one else would suit so well. Wonderful. I am not an atom conceited about it. I see well that any good in me or done by me is by God’s help & that my not having any conceit is sole way of continuing’

Document entitled ‘The future of the Eucharistic Crusade of the Apostleship of Prayer’

Document entitled ‘The future of the Eucharistic Crusade of the Apostleship of Prayer’. Includes details on the ‘Aim of Eucharistic Congress, Milltown Park Scholastics, The Past in the South, The Noviceship in Manresa, The problem of the Country area visited 1968 – 1969, The possibilities of a Missionary attached to Tullabeg, Fr Ward’s work and The Moderator meeting in April’.

Documents relating to the Visitation of the Irish Province by Fr John J McMahon SJ

Documents relating to the Visitation of the Irish Province by Fr John J McMahon SJ, from 10 January to 30 August1962. Includes:

  • [Fr McMahon’s] views on a number of questions including: the improvement of the material conditions of the Philosophate at Tullabeg (2pp);
  • the possibility of establishing a Tertianship or Philosophate near Belfast (2pp);
  • the proposal to build a Retreat House at Manresa, Dollymount (1p.); the opening of new Houses in general (1p.);
  • the levying of a tax on Jesuit-run schools for the A.R.C.A. (3pp);
  • the prospect of opening a Jesuit House in Cork (4pp) (1962, 8 items);
  • ‘Memorandum on Tertianship and Juniorate’ (1962, 4pp);
  • typescript notes on the ‘Juniorate, Philosophate, Theologate and Tertianship’ (1p.) and notes on Milltown Park (Province Theologate) and Rathfarnham Castle (Province Juniorate) (1962, 3pp);
  • covering letter from Fr McMahon to Irish Fr Provincial, Charles O'Conor SJ (26 June 1962, 1p.) enclosing copies of the Province Consultors’ views on the question of continuing a Philosophate in the Province (June 1962, 6 items);
  • copy report entitled ‘Document 1, Status Provinciae Hiberniae,’ ‘In accordance with the instruction to Procurators, I have endeavoured in the following account to set forth the state of the Province. I have arranged the matter dealt with under the following headings: I. a) The spiritual life and training of ours. b) Spiritual life in the Colleges. II. The Studies. III. Retreats and Missions. IV. Social Work. V. Financial position of the Province. VI. Publications.’ (n.d., 24pp);
  • copy of memorandum entitled ‘Additional information concerning scheme for Jesuit Publications’ (n.d., 3pp);
  • figures giving ‘Approximate Acreages of Our Dublin Houses’ (n.d., 1p.);
  • copy of ‘Memoriale of the Visitation of the Irish Province, January 10 to August 30, 1962’ (23 September 1962, 14pp);
  • copy of booklet entitled ‘Visitation of the Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, January 10 to August 30, 1962’ containing ‘Letter of Father General announcing Visitation of Irish Province (Latin Letter),’ ‘Memoriale of the Visitation,’ ‘Letter re Contribution of Extern Colleges to Arca Seminarii,’ ‘Letter re Jesuit Seminary Association’ and ‘Letter of Father Visitor on his Departure’ (1962, 29pp).

File of material relating to Fr John Carroll SJ taken from the Mission Office

  • IE IJA J/87/2
  • File
  • 8 February 1947 - 1957
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

File of material relating to Fr John Carroll SJ, taken from the Mission Office, 28 Upper Sherrard St (12 July 2011). Includes newspaper
obituaries; probate of will; announcement of death; and correspondence between Fr Carroll and Fr Thomas J Martin SJ, Mission Office, Milltown Park and Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin.

File of mission material on Fr Peter Dunne SJ

  • IE IJA J/131/2
  • File
  • 3 November 1950 - 12 March 1957
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

File of material relating to Fr Peter Dunne SJ including passport photographs, personal record, and correspondence in the main from Fr Dunne to Fr Thomas J. Martin, Mission Office, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin. (Nickname - Pinky Dunne, due to pink cheeks).

File relating to the Visitation of the Irish Province by Fr John J McMahon SJ

File relating to the Visitation of the Irish Province by Fr John J. McMahon SJ, from 10 January to 30 August 1962. Documents are arranged according to subject, with table of contents at front of file. Includes letters, reports and memoranda relating to the Arca Seminarii; Jesuit Brothers; Extern Colleges; Arca Foundations; Houses of Formation; the Juniorate; the Manpower Commission; the Philosophate; Retreats for Jesuits; the Jesuit Seminary Association and the Tertianship.

Fr Conal K Murphy SJ

Material relating to which Fr Conal K Murphy SJ includes correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials and curia, personal record and application to join the Society.

Murphy, Conal K, 1902-1979, Jesuit priest and chaplain

Fr Denis P Kennedy SJ

File relating to Fr Denis P Kennedy SJ which includes correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials and curia, and application to join the Society.

Kennedy, Denis P, 1909-1988, Jesuit priest

Fr Eamon Egan SJ

  • IE IJA J/139
  • File
  • 9 June 1941 - 30 July 1974
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

A file of material relating to Fr Eamon Egan SJ including biographical information and correspondence relating to his death in a boating accident.

Egan, Eamon, 1923-1973, Jesuit priest

Fr Francis Joy SJ

File of material relating to Fr Francis Joy SJ including catalogue record, mortuary card, and correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials.

Joy, Francis, 1903-1977, Jesuit priest

Fr Gerard Guinane SJ

  • IE IJA J/169
  • File
  • 7 November 1945 - October 1971
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Catalogue entry, obituary, and correspondence concerning Fr Gerard Guinane SJ. Includes letters relating to his nomination to the board of the IRFU (10 May - 17 June 1968, 4 items).

Guinane, Gerard, 1900-1971, Jesuit priest and chaplain

Fr Gerard P Nolan SJ

Material relating to Fr Gerard P Nolan SJ, including catalogue entry, correspondence regarding his entry into the Society, correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials and biographical information.

Nolan, Gerard P, 1912-1972, Jesuit priest

Fr John C Kelly SJ

Material realting to Fr John C Kelly SJ including correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials and the curia (on his work in communciations and the media), personal record and application to join the Society.

Kelly, John C, 1917-1982, Jesuit priest

Fr John Coyne's translation of 'Christian Prayer in its Course through the Centuries' by Josef Andreas Jungmann SJ

  • IE IJA J/42/7
  • File
  • 20 July 1973 - 1 February 1978
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

A file relating to Fr John Coyne's translation of 'Christian Prayer in its Course through the Centuries' by Josef Andreas Jungmann SJ. Includes correspondence with the publishers and Josef Andreas Jungmann. The translation was published by Paulist Press, New York posthumously. Includes a typed manuscript of the translation.

Fr Joseph Kavanagh SJ

  • IE IJA J/197
  • File
  • 19 October 1939 - 30 July 1987
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

File of materiel relating to Fr Joseph Kavanagh SJ including: correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials; his work at St Joseph's East Wall and St Kevin's, Harrington Street, Dublin: catalogue entry: obituary and correspondence relating to his death in a motorcycle accident.

Kavanagh, Joseph, 1913-1982, Jesuit priest

Fr Joseph Kelly SJ

File relating to Fr Joseph Kelly SJ which includes travel documents, correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials and curia, personal record and application to join the Society.

Kelly, Joseph, 1905-1978, Jesuit priest

Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ

  • IE IJA J/232
  • File
  • 6 May - 23 Juky 1871; 1995
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Letter from Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ, Clongowes Wood College SJ, County Kildare, to Mary Lentaigne, Great Denmark Street, Dublin (23 July 1871) concerning his nephew Victor, and money paid on Victor's behalf by Irish Fr Provincial to support his studies in Spain, England and Belgium (enclosed account from Milltown Park, Dublin, 6 May 1871), and brief biography of Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ by Fr Fergus O'Donoghue SJ ([1995], 1p).

Lentaigne, Joseph, 1805-1884, Jesuit priest

Fr Paul P O'Dea SJ

Material relating to Fr Paul P O'Dea SJ, including his mother's (Mrs Bridget O'Dea) will.

O'Dea, Paul P, 1894-1972, Jesuit priest

Fr William Hogan SJ

  • IE IJA J/186
  • File
  • 12 August 1930 - 24 February 1978
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Material relating to Fr William Hogan SJ, including admission details, catalogue entry, and correspondence with Irish Fr Provincial.

Hogan, William, 1912-1978, Jesuit priest

General Sir Thomas Kelly-Kenny

  • IE IJA TKK
  • Fonds
  • 1809-2013
  • History of General Sir Thomas Kelly-Kenny collection;
  • Lithographs & Posters;
  • Military;
  • Scottish Widows’ Fund and Life Assurance Society, Finance and Ireland;
  • Correspondence;
  • Boer War;
  • 1906 Travels.

Kelly-Kenny, Sir Thomas, 1840-1914, General

Group photographs and negatives belonging to Fr Pádraic Ó Brólcháin SJ

File of group photographs and negatives belonging to Fr Pádraic Ó Brólcháin SJ. Includes:

  • Juniors Villa, Gormanstown Castle, County Meath, 1930;
  • Juniors 1932;
  • Juniorate 1933;
  • Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin, 1933;
  • Irish speaking villa to Roundstone, County Galway [1935] and [1936];
  • Clongowes Wood College villa in Glengarriff, County Cork, 1938;
  • Milltown Park, Dublin [1940 - 41].

All photographs include Fr. Pádraic Ó Brólcháin S.J.

Jesuits ordained at Milltown Park

Jesuits ordained at Milltown Park, including Fr Frank Browne and his uncle, Robert Browne, bishop of Cloyne, on mounted card.

Browne, Francis M, 1880-1960, Jesuit priest, photographer and chaplain

John Baptist Byrne entry into the Society of Jesus

  • IE IJA J/80/1
  • File
  • 26 September 1917 - 14 October 1929
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Br John Baptist Byrne SJ entry into the Society of Jesus and difficulties he encountered as a novice, ultimately leading to his decision to become a brother in the English Province. Includes detailed correspondence concerning his difficulties and the various attempts to find a suitable position for him in the Society.

Letter concerning the two fathers setting out from Ireland to establish the Australian Mission

Letter from the Irish Fr Provincial Edmund O'Reilly SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to [ ] concerning two fathers setting out from Ireland to establish the Australian Mission (Fr William Kelly SJ and Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ). Refers to Fr Therry's brother in Cork who has agreed to co-operate in anyway so that the Jesuit fathers may secure their bequest.

O'Reilly, Edmund J, 1811-1878, Jesuit priest

Letter from Crawford Hartnell to Fr Browne concerning information on Baron George, James Calvert Stronge and the viwes of the River Liffey

Letter from Crawford Hartnell, Wilson & Hartnell & Co., Publishers and Press Agents, Commercial Buildings, Dublin to Fr Frank Browne SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin concerning information he discovered on Baron George and James Calvert Stronge. Advise Fr Browne that he should obtain a photograph of the River Liffey from the drawing room window of Harristown, near Newbridge for his book on the Liffey.

Hartnell, Crawford

Letter from Fr Cyril Power SJ to Irish Fr Provincial Laurence Kieran SJ concerning a visit made by Fr Cahill to Cork where he delivered a series of lectures

Letter from Fr Cyril Power SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to Irish Fr Provincial Laurence Kieran SJ concerning a visit made by Fr Cahill to Cork where he delivered a series of lectures. Remarks 'Regarding the matter of Fr Cahill's lectures I am in complete agreement with your Reverence's views - no later than today complaints were made to me regarding what he said...I think he should only be allowed to speak from Mss which has first been censored.'

Power, Cyril, 1890-1980, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Henry King SJ to ‘Fr. Seán’ asking him to help him with spiritual work

Letter from Fr Henry King SJ to ‘Fr. Seán’ asking him to help him with spiritual work. He feels he has neglected a community in Lower Mount Street and writes, ‘Of course I was sick and then unwell for many weeks and then considerable difficulties with retreats in May and June and then a fortnight in Achill and then my own retreat and now the 30 days etc etc You are young and I am not’.

Letter from Fr James A. Cullen to Fr James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial regarding his wish to join the Society of Jesus

Letter from Fr James A. Cullen, House of Missions, Enniscorthy, County Wexford to Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial, Milltown Park, Dublin regarding his wish to join the Society of Jesus. Remarks ‘...my life for years has been drifting in this direction.’. Requests a meeting with Rev Tuite SJ; includes a letter from Dr Cruise, 93 Merrion Square, Dublin to Rev Tuite concerning Fr Cullen. Remarks ‘I don’t find any objection to his carrying out this wish.’.

Letter from Fr James A. Cullen, Tagoat, Wexford to Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial, concerning a meeting with Dr. Warren

Letter from Fr James A. Cullen, Tagoat, Wexford to Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial, Milltown Park, Dublin concerning a meeting with Dr Warren. Remarks ‘He could not be kinder with me and told he would place no obstacle in the way of my vocation.’ Refers also to shares in National Bank stock he (Fr Cullen) intends to sign over to the Society.

Letter from Fr John Grene SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to Mr Higgin, the purchaser of Killiney Castle from the Society of Jesus

Letter from Fr John Grene SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to Mr Higgin (the purchaser of Killiney Castle from the Society of Jesus) concerning the payment of income tax on Killiney Castle. Refers to the house insurance premium which requires Mr Higgin’s name to be put on the policy.

Grene, John, 1807-1887, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Joseph Hurley SJ to Irish Fr Provincial concerning a crisis in the administration of Cullacht Mhuire

Letter from Fr Joseph Hurley SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to Irish Fr Provincial Cecil McGarry SJ concerning a crisis in the administration of Cullacht Mhuire with a knock on effect in the administration of FÁS and An Timire. Seeks an appointment with Fr Provincial to discuss the situation. Refers also to his health and expresses his concern for the survival of An Timire under the circumstances.

Hurley, Joseph, 1905-1984, Jesuit priest and Irish language editor

Letter from Fr Joseph Hurley SJ to Irish Fr Provincial concerning his wish to pass on the editorship of An Timire to somebody else

Letter from Fr Joseph Hurley SJ to Irish Fr Provincial Cecil McGarry SJ concerning his health and his wish to pass on the editorship of An Timire to somebody else. Suggests Fr Sean Ó Duibhir SJ. Includes a copy reply from Fr Provincial.

Hurley, Joseph, 1905-1984, Jesuit priest and Irish language editor

Letter from Fr. Matthew Russell SJ to the Irish Fr Provincial regarding the first volume of 'The Irish Monthly'

Letter from Fr. Matthew Russell SJ to the Irish Fr Provincial. Refers to the publication of the first volume of 'The Irish Monthly' as regards finances. Suggests that Fr Clery be appointed as financial manager, and discusses advertising in the publication. Also discusses the layout and encloses a trade-mark design (included).

Russell, Matthew, 1834 -1912, Jesuit priest and editor

Letter from Fr Stephen Brown SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to Fr Patrick G Kennedy SJ concerning Fr Brown's collection of books and the transfer of some of them

Letter from Fr Stephen Brown SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to Fr Patrick G Kennedy SJ concerning Fr Brown's collection of books and the transfer of some of them from Rathfarnham to Milltown Park. Includes a letter from Fr Kennedy SJ, Rathfarnham Castle, county Dublin to Irish Fr Provincial Laurence Kieran SJconcerning Fr Brown's letter. Remarks '(From his letter)...you will see he claims a large slice of our library as "his collections"... It was a well known fact...that Fr Brown as librarian here, got most of the new books on his pet subjects.' (15 May 1941, 2pp).

Letter from Fr Timothy Corocran SJ to Fr John Hannon SJ concerning the assertion in 'The Month' that there is no chair of theology in the National University,

  • IE IJA J/176/2
  • File
  • 3 December 1912; 10 November 1929
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Letter from Fr Timothy Corocran SJ, Department of Education, University College Dublin to Fr John Hannon SJ, Professor of Catholic Theology in the National University of Ireland, concerning the assertion in 'The Month', November 1929, that there is no chair of theology in the National University, and that the late Fr Peter Finlay SJ, could not have occupied such a position. Includes clippings on the legalities of the Professorship of Theology at the National University of Ireland (1908-1912) and counterpart deed of endowment of the Professorship of Catholic Theology in the National University of Ireland.93 December 1912).

Corcoran, Timothy, 1872-1943, Jesuit priest

Letter from Irish Fr Provincial to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ concerning the newly founded ‘lectureship in Ancient History

Letter from Irish Fr Provincial John Fahy SJ to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ concerning the newly founded ‘lectureship in Ancient History in U.C.D.’. ‘I feel that you will be very much disappointed when I ask you… to present yourself as a candidate; for I know that you wish to go to China. Do try to forgive me when I ask you to do something that pleases you less.’

Fahy, John, 1874-1958, Jesuit priest

Letter from Sr M. Catherine of the Convent of Our Lady of Mercy, St Mary’s, Limerick, to Fr Stephen Farrell SJ

Letter from Sr M. Catherine of the Convent of Our Lady of Mercy, St Mary’s, Limerick, to Fr Stephen Farrell SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin. Conveys her thanks, through the latter, to the anonymous benefactor, who gave a donation of £100 for the use of her Convent. Includes a handwritten receipt for the above donation, signed by Sister Mary Catherine Bren.

Letter from the Irish Fr Provincial to the Bishop of Melbourne, on the arrival of two Jesuits

Copy of a letter from Irish Fr Provincial Edmund O'Reilly SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to the Bishop of Melbourne, James Alipius Goold, concerning the arrival of Frs Lentaigne and Kelly in Australia in order '...to take preliminary steps for the establishment of our Society in Melbourne.'

O'Reilly, Edmund J, 1811-1878, Jesuit priest

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Conal Murphy SJ written while serving as chaplain

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Conal Murphy SJ, written while serving as a chaplain with the 2nd Lancashire Fusiliers in Christchurch and Aldershot, Hants., Langholm, Dumfriesshire and The Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire; 587 Field Company, [Royal Engineers], Estate Camp, Inverkip, Scotland and in North Africa; 78th Division, British North Africa Force in Tunisia and 78th Division, Central Mediterranean Force (C.M.F.) in Sicily and Italy; 67 Garrison, B.N.A.F. in Tunisia and No. 1 Casualty Clearing Station, Italy, C.M.F., and Austria. Includes his first letter to the Irish Fr Provincial written from Salisbury (4 September 1941, 2pp); letter from Ursula Murphy [Fr Murphy’s sister] to Fr Coyne stating she had received word that Fr Murphy had gone overseas (1 December 1941, 1p.); letter to Fr Michael O’Meara (See CHP2/32) (13 October 1943, 1p.) and letter to Fr Provincial from Fr Murphy written on ‘a memorable day, the end of the war in Italy’ (2 May 1945, 2pp). Includes leaflets for the Service of Remembrance and Dedication at St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin in which Fr Conal Murphy SJ contributed to (1976; 1978), and photograph of Fr Conal Murphy SJ in military chaplains uniform, with military ribbon rack underneath.

Murphy, Conal K, 1902-1979, Jesuit priest and chaplain

Letters concerning Fr Thomas Byrne SJ

  • IE IJA J/82/3
  • File
  • 28 July 1947-18 September 1978
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

A file of letters realting to Fr Thomas Byrne SJ. Includes a letter from Fr John L Swain SJ, Borgo S. Spirito, Rome to Irish Fr Provivnial Charles O'Conor SJ concerning an emergencvy operatiopn performed on Fr Byrne in Rome (22 December 1963, 1p); letter from Fr Bernard Lonergan SJ, Regis College, 3425 Bayview Avenue, Willowdale, Ontario, Canada to Fr Thomas Byrne SJ, thanking him for suggesting that Fr General be asked to allow Fr Lonergan more free time to write (21 Decmeber 1967, 1p).

Letters concerning the Dromore property belonging to the Society of Jesus

A file of letters concerning the Dromore property (Loyola House) belonging to the Society of Jesus. At the time the Jesuits were not occupying Dromore, but leasing the land for grazing. The estate was eventually sold in 1918. Includes a note, written on the back of an Income Tax Assessment form, concerning the names vested in the Dromore estate.

Letters from Fr James A. Cullen SJ, Arlon, Belgium to Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial, Milltown Park, Dublin

  • IE IJA J/24/10
  • File
  • 23 November 1881 - 15 February 1882
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

A file of letters from Fr James A. Cullen SJ, Arlon, Belgium to Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial, Milltown Park, Dublin.

  • discusses his progress in the noviceship and details how he spends his days. (23 November 1881, 6pp);
  • remarks ‘I am devoting every spare moment to the study of the “Exercises” ' ( 8 January 1882, 2pp);
  • refers to the masses sent to him by Rev. Tuite SJ, ‘I am writing for a fresh supply - As I say all the masses primarily for your intentions now...I get through their number quickly...’. Refers to the Bank shares remarking ‘I had a note from Fr. Greene desiring to have the Bank Shares transferred to Railway Stock...I am quite willing that he should do with them whatever he thinks best.’ (15 February 1882, 3pp).

Letters from Fr Willie Doyle SJ, 1907-1915

  • IE IJA J/2/82
  • File
  • 28 July 1907 - 6 November 1915
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

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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