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Béaslaí, Piaras, 1881-1965


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Miscellaneous notes concerning the Easter Rising by J.J. O'Kelly, not before 1916

 File — Box 2, Folder: 167
Identifier: MSE/IR1030-167
Scope and Contents

Contains miscellaneous materials relating to several of the executed men of Easter 1916, including two copies of a draft of a memorial announcment for Roger Casement, a stray piece of paper that notes PH Pearse as editor of An Claidheamh Soluis in 1906, and a printed copy of Piarais Beaslai's amhráin, "An Fiach Dubh," which references Seán Mac Diarmada. "An Fiach Dubh" was edited, annotated, and initialed by J.J. O'Kelly.

Dates: not before 1916

Notes, "From Austin Stack's Memorandum and Pearse Beasley's Life of of Michael Collins" by J.J. O'Kelly, not before 1926

 File — Box 2, Folder: 170
Identifier: MSE/IR1030-170
Scope and Contents

Contains both a notebook and 4 pages of loose notes, both of which are concerned with negotiations with Lloyd George during the Irish War of Independence as well as other notes from one of Austin Stack's memoranda and Piaras Béaslaí's Life of Michael Collins.

Dates: not before 1926