Letter [original] from Sir Edwin Lutyens, 5 Eaton Gate, London S.W.1 to [Miss H.G. Wilson], Secretary, Irish National War Memorial Committee; with reply.

Letter noting that the ‘Garden of Remembrance’ was to have been opened in November. Manuscript annotation: ‘I pray that “politics” have not intervened’. Reply states that ‘politics have not interfered with the opening of the Memorial Park’. The delay has been caused by the Buil

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Programme of Service

Postcard containing British Legion’s programme of service for Remembrance Sunday at Memorial Park, Islandbridge. Printed item; Alex Thom & Co. Ltd. Dublin

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Letter [original] from [Miss H.G. Wilson] Secretary, Irish National War Memorial Committee, Room No. 7, 102 Grafton Street, Dublin to A.P. Connolly, Area Chairman, British Legion Irish Free State Area.

Letter stating that 'as the Government and the Memorial Trustees have subscribed the funds for the united scheme for the whole park, the fixing of any dates for the opening will depend largely on the views held by the Government. The only thing that is practically certain is tha

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Letter from Sir Edwin Lutyens, 5 Eaton Gate, London, S.W.1 to [Sir Andrew] Jameson.

Letter from Sir Edwin Lutens in relation to his views on the proposed inscription on Great War Stone. He suggests the altar could be blessed in a joint ceremony between the Catholic Cardinal and the Anglican Bishop. ‘There would then be no question of precedence and the Altar and

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Note of contents of telephone call [unsigned]

‘Mr. Kennedy, one of Mr. de Valera’s secretaries, rang up Mr. Brew today. Told him that be brought Mr. Connolly [A.P. Connolly, Area Chairman, British Legion] yesterday to see Mr. de Valera….Mr. de Valera said that if the British Legion insisted on holding a meeting on 30 July,

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