Irish National War Memorial Committee Minutes

Minute book of the Irish National War Memorial Committee from 1937 to present. Minutes of meetings held up to 1988 can be viewed in the repository. To view more recent minutes, it is necessary to contact Dublin City Library and Archives using the 'Request Access' button.

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The Irish National War Memorial Committee Correspondence

The Irish National War Memorial Committee was founded in the summer of 1919. Its first President was the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Field-Marshal Viscount French of Ypres (who gave the first donation to the Committee of £100) following a meeting held in the Vice Regal Lodge. By

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Irish National War Memorial Papers

Letters, correspondence, notices, minutes, financial documents and some architectural drawings related to the construction, maintenance and restoration of the Irish War Memorial. Much of the correspondence is between the Committee and the Office of Public Works. Please note that

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The Irish National War Memorial

Correspondence and administrative records of the Irish War Memorial Committee. The Irish National War Memorial Committee Archive was donated to the Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association by the Royal British Legion, Republic of Ireland Branch. This donation was facilitated by Patric

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Corporal Henry Kavanagh

Henry Kavanagh was born at Merrion, Co. Dublin [b.1894]. Son of William and Emelia Kavanagh he was educated at the Diocesan School, Molesworth Street, Dublin. Henry was one of four brothers and two sisters who lived with their widowed mother Emelia at 167 Merrion Road, Dublin aft

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Dr James C. McKenna

The collection consists of observations entered in diary form by Dr McKenna, October to December 1915, while Dr. McKenna spent time in Salonica and served alongside French forces in Serbia. The diary gives insights into the day to day life and tasks of a soldier; food and the wea

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Kate Middleton Curtis

Katherine Elizabeth Middleton Curtis was born in London in 1860 and married to the noted Engineer and Merchant William Charles Middleton Curtis. Moving to Ireland, she became a member of the Blackrock Nursing Division of the St John Ambulance Brigade in Dublin and was a regular c

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The Gunning brothers: Gallipoli and the Somme

George Cecil and Frank Douglas ‘Wolly’ Gunning were brothers born in Enniskillen. George Cecil was born in 1890, while Frank was born in 1894. Their father Sinclair and mother Kathleen married in 1889 and had five children; four boys and one girl. Frank attended Portora Royal Sch

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