File 16 - ‘The Capuchin Annual’ (1942) / Review and Correspondence Volume

‘Dublin Opinion’ review of ‘The Capuchin Annual’ (1942) ‘The Irish Catholic Front’ / Patrick Kavanagh’s Review of ‘The Capuchin Annual’ (1942) Priest Journalist’s Fine Achievement ‘Irish Independent’ review of ‘The Capuchin Annual’ (1942) Letter from Bishop Daniel Mageean Letter from Frank Aiken Letter from Bishop Thomas Keogh The ‘Waterford Star’ review of ‘The Capuchin Annual’ (1942) Letter from George Noble Plunkett Letter from D.L. Kelleher
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IE CA CP/3/16/16


‘The Capuchin Annual’ (1942) / Review and Correspondence Volume


  • 1941-1942 (Creation)

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100 pp; 28.5 cm x 26.5 cm; Bound volume, newspaper clipping, printed, typescript, and manuscript

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(24 November 1900-26 July 1970)

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A bound volume with a gilt title on the front cover which reads ‘Newspaper Cuttings’. The volume contains numerous original letters and newspaper clippings offering mainly favourable testimonials on ‘The Capuchin Annual’ (1942). The volume contains content from many prominent politicians (Seán T. O’Kelly), clergymen, artists (Jack B. Yeats), writers (Patrick Kavanagh), and diplomats (John loader Maffey, David Gray, and Eduard Hempel). Includes letters to Fr. Senan Moynihan OFM Cap. from Archbishop Joseph Walsh, Daniel Corkery, Bishop Patrick Lyons, Canon Patrick Rogers, Bishop Thomas Keogh, Seán MacEntee, Oscar Traynor, George Noble Plunkett, Bishop Edward Doorly, Gerald Boland, Fr. James O’Mahony OFM Cap., Fr. Justin Hyland OFM Cap., Bishop James Staunton SJ, Gerturde Parry, Thomas McEllistrim, Bishop James Joseph MacNamee, Robert Maire Smyllie, Art O’Brien (Art Ó Briain), Fr. Nicholas O’Brien OFM Cap. (refers to T.J. Kiernan’s arrival as Irish ambassador to the Holy See), and Eamonn Cooney.

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