Identity Statement for Maighréad and Siobhán de Paor

  • Reference code: IE UCDA P140
  • Title: Papers of Maighréad and Siobhán de Paor
  • Dates: 1923
  • Level of description: Item
  • Extent: 21pp
  • Content and Structure
  • Conditions of Access and Use

Scope and Content

Typescript copy account by Maighréad and Siobhán de Paor, entitled 'Blaze away with your little gun', of their experiences in three prisons, Tralee, Kilmainham and the North Dublin Union.

Gives a brief account of the propaganda activities for which they were arrested; the circumstances of their arrest; the food and conditions in each of the prisons; prisoners' pastimes and occupations; with anecdotal reference to their fellow prisoners and hunger strikers including Maude Gonne MacBride, Mary MacSwineyEithne Coyle and Sighle Humphreys.

The date given is that of the events described, the account being made from memory, c.1960s.

  • Access: Available by appointment to holders of a UCD Archives reader's ticket. Produced for consultation in digital format.
  • Language: English
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