Old newspapers in the PPP.
To the editor "The Nationalist
and Leinster Times".
H.R.H. Princess Mary's Wedding
Lisnavagh, Rathvilly, Co.
Sir --At a Committee meeting
held at the Vice-Regal Lodge at which her Excellency,
Lady Fitzalan, presided, it was decided to carry on the
collections for the above object till February 20th, the
twenty-six counties in Southern Ireland are all
organised, but some have only recently begun their
- Faithfully yours,
- K. A. Rathdonnell.
Nationalist. Feb 1922.
Concert in Carlow.
A variety entertainment in aid
of the Carlow Hunt Covert Fund was held in the Town
Hall, Carlow on Wednesday 4th February. The different
items were very well received, particularly the sketch
entitled "Dead Men's Shoes" by the members of the Carlow
Choral Society. Both the matinee and evening
performances was fairly well attended.
We congratulate Miss Pack
Beresford who organised the entertainment on its
Dance me to
the end of Love...
This letter was published at a
time when the whole country (excluding the Gentry) was
in turmoil and heading rapidly towards civil war.
Nationalist, Jan. 1922.
Letter to the Editor:
Dancing at the moment seems to
be "all the go" right over the country.
Almost everyone, young, old, and
middle-aged, have gone literally speaking, dancing mad;
and to take an illuminating example, one need only scan
the weekly provincial papers to see announcement after
announcement of Balls, Dances, wax polished floors and
city Jazz Bands; and in many parts they Dance from dark
to dawn, every night of the week in a different centre,
and need never leave the parish to do so.
- (name and address with editor).
Pope Benedict XV
The Nationalist. 28th
- The death occurred at 6oc on Sunday morning
last of Pope Benedict XV.
- His last words were;
- "I willingly offer my life for the peace of