I replied mildly, as his wife must be in ignorance of his performances. Three casualties so far, all slight. Michael Collins and Kitty Kiernan Michael Collins, one of the principal founders of the independent Irish state, was introduced to the vivacious Kiernan sisters by his cousin Gearóid O'Sullivan, who was already dating Maud Kiernan. That such a proposal could be initiated without consulting the Prime Minister shows with what little wisdom the world is governed. It must have represented an awful quantity of dynamite.”, [Documents from the Four Court Archives scattered to the four corners of Ireland]. The Hammam and Gresham Hotels were the haunts of Nationalists, and before the outbreak, Collins and Duggan made the Gresham their headquarters. I saw Cope to-day, and he informed me he was told officially to put up my name. He renewed the latter threat in the Dail in 1928 after he had taken the Oath of Allegiance. If you get The Times you will see what was rumoured about myself. I don’t know if Bonar Law would object. August 19, 1933 - June 10, 2014, Timothy Michael O'Shea passed away on June 10, 2014 in Fairfield, Connecticut. His earliest memories were of creaking farm carts marked with rude white crosses, piled high with corpses of the famine on their way to common burial in the lime pits. Griffith proclaimed the gathering an “illegal assembly,” but de Valera protested to me that he had nothing to do with the “army.”. The new Secretary to the Colonies told the head of his Department that it was a proper thing to do, and that he would recommend it to the Cabinet. https://www.irelandsown.ie/whatever-happened-to-kitty-oshea In the Gresham Hotel, Archbishop Byrne in vain implored de Valera not to keep up the conflict. “I am glad you are safe. Ulster Nationalists, unaware of the project to make me head of the Irish Free State, urged that I should stand for a Tyrone seat in the British Parliament. Munitions and barracks were handed over (unwittingly) to foes hostile to the Treaty in some cases. Charles Parnell was one of the towering political figures of the 19th century. John has explored Irish historical figures such as Lady Gregory, Kitty O’Shea, Michael Collins and Terence MacSwiney. With Parnell he toured the U. S. several times, collecting money from fervent Fenians for The Cause, but he finally broke with Parnell after the latter’s life with Kitty O’Shea had become an international Victorian scandal. The Coalition Government resigned in October, 1922, and Bonar Law became Prime Minister. She married Capt. On the 4th July, 1922, the National Army G.H.Q. The revival of her "Champion Jig" has done little to revive Kitty's reputation, however, because the tune that bears her name is now widely known as "Kitty O'Shea," the title under which it … The de Valera papers just published were captured from his secretary in her office.”. Ormonde, after his recovery, was coldly received at Court. “He was quite nice,” said candid Margot afterwards, “but you see Mr. Healy has really spoiled me for all other men.”, Unveiling of the monument to General Michael Collins at BealnaBlath aug 2nd 1924 by W.T.Cosgrave Chairman of the Free State Government. 13th July, 1922. Her “war correspondents” congested with paper with accounts of glorious Republican vistories. The Daily Sketch yesterday had pictures and paragraphs treating it as a certainty. He sent a man to consult me about the Belfast “Specials,” an illegal force, I think, unless appointed by the Competent Military Authority under the Restoration of Order Regulations.”. 20th October, 1922. – The End. I still marvel after six years how the champions of the Treaty won – with Griffith dead; two of the signatories doubtful, or asserting that their approval was obtained by duress; and Collins forced to take up arms against the violent aggression of its assailants, and soon himself to be slain. In this village, the distillery is closed owing to the heavy whisky tax, and hundreds are out of work. When the counter-reformation under Queen Mary came, she made restitution to the Knights, but her step-sister, Elizabeth, expelled them for ever. He said the proposal would astonish the Republicans. Limerick, Ireland, beloved wife of Patrick; loving mother of Patrick (Diane), Michael (Joyce), Sean (Julie) and E The Great Southern Railway is cut in several places, but I am sending this because I was informed by the Post Office that there is communication with Cork. The impatience of Mr. Churchill led him into a telegram which made it arguable that he was the instigator of attack. The Army council declined the offer in March, refusing to countenance the erection of a monument while the grave was still in use for military casualties, refusing because they had not yet paid for the grave. Griffith, his heart strings outworn, died in 1922. Harry Boland kept the door of de Valera’s room, and I left sensing tragedy.”, I begged de Valera to discountenance a conventicle of his army “chiefs” who were about to meet in Dublin. ... but he finally broke with Parnell after the latter’s life with Kitty O’Shea had become an international Victorian scandal. Bonar had no knowledge of the intention to make a change! I think Ireland will not suffer from the change of Government. John has explored Irish historical figures such as Lady Gregory, Kitty O’Shea, Michael Collins and Terence MacSwiney. I had heard some hazy account of his arrest, and as I had him to lunch here last year, was anxious to befriend him. The collection, purchased from the Cronin family in 1995, was conserved at the Delmas bindery at Marsh's Library in Dublin: the letters were also catalogued and then returned to the Cork Public Museum. Katharine Parnell (née Wood; 30 January 1846 – 5 February 1921), known before her second marriage as Katharine O'Shea, and usually called by friends Katie O'Shea and by enemies While he doesn’t think they would hurt me, it is possible they might kidnap me. Michael Collins proposed marriage to Kitty on the 8 th October 1921 in the Grand Hotel in Greystones. In 1904, a Blue Book of the Irish Board of Works reports that the lands outside the Park (across the Liffey) were, at my suggestion, repurchased by the Crown for public use. Chapelizod, Their lands lay profitless until the restoration of Charles II in 1660. The office of the Cork Examiner was seized, and a governess of the owner’s children (Miss Mary MacSwiney) was installed as editress. It contained parchments reaching back to the Danish invasions, including a grant from the Danish Ring of Dublin of the lands of Kinsealy to provide candles for the altar of Christ Church. The Lodge was offered in 1782 to Henry Grattan by the Irish Parliament as guerdon for his vindication of Ireland’s legislative but the place being in ill condition, he declined independence, the offer. I wrote my brother: Chapelizod, If Lloyd George had dissolved instead of resigning, nearly all his Under-Secretaries and two Cabinet Ministers, Baldwin and Boscawen, would have resigned. Catherine "Kitty" O'Shea, nee O'Keefe, age 76, native of Knocknadiha, Tournafulla, Co. A general election had meanwhile ratified the acceptance of the Treaty, despite violence. As a last resort against disorder Collins, after negotiating for two hours, shelled the Four Courts. President Cosgrave made to-day the suggestion which I told you of as to myself. When the Countess of Oxford was a little girl she was solemnly introduced to the late great William Ewart Gladstone. I have not heard anything beyond what you know. Chapelizod, Lesser areas had been alienated permanently to afford sites for the Royal Hospital and for railway purposes. They don’t show fight as far as the news which is allowed to reach us indicates. William Henry O’Shea in 1867, but the marriage was an unhappy one. 7th October, 1922. On 27 November 1907 her sister, Elizabeth Mary (a twin), died aged eighteen of pulmonary tuberculosis, while Elizabeth’s twin sister, Rose, would seem to have died the same year in Davos, Switzerland–which would also indicate tuberculosis as a cause of death. After the Park was stocked with deer, Charles II, in the gallantry of those days, made it over to one of his ladies, Barbara, Duchess of Cleveland. While the cause of death for Kitty is registered as a cerebral hemorrhage, the suggestion is that she suffered from ill-health for several years before her death. Pub. O’Shea spent long periods away from their home in England seeking his fortune in one foreign venture after another (going bankrupt each time). Former Fine Gael minister Peter Barry donated his collection of historic letters to the Lord Mayor of Cork, on behalf of the municipal museum. Kitty married and had a son she named Michael after Collins. Famed for her close friendship with the Irish patriot Michael Collins, she continued to fight for his causes after Collins assassination despite threats to her life and unfair comparisons to Kitty O Shea. 23rd October, 1922. 20th March, 1922. At the request of one of de Valera’s friends, I called at his office to remonstrate with him against stirring up armed resistance. 15th July, 1922. Henry VIII, in 1542, despoiled it and confiscated the Knights’ property. The attempt on the Duke of Devonshire’s seat at Lismore failed. On the night of 6th December, 1670, according to Carte (vol. To date there is no information for her sister Christina Margaret (b. But for the War, much more would have been made of it, to pleasure the people. © 2014 Collins 22 Society. Collins therefore requested a Clare battalion to fill the gap. To uphold his contentions, de Valera seized the Gresham, Granville, Hammam, Edinboro’ and Moran Hotels. Kitty's worst fears were realized when Collins was killed in action at the age of 31 near Béal na Bláth, County Cork, on 22 August 1922. The cross that was erected in Beal na mBlath, loitered for ninety weeks in the shed of the brother of Dublin sculptor, Michael Shorthal – ninety weeks that had changed it from an unwanted gift to a cheap solution. "He'll vote with the b'hoys, so what difference does it make?" Her sisters Maud (2 October 1895–28 October 1940) who married Gearóid O'Sullivan on 18 October 1922 and Helena Josephine (22 September 1894–28 May 1940 who married solicitor Paul McGovern on 5 October 1921 both have chronic nephritis registered as their cause of death. Collins initially fell for the captivating Helen Kiernan, but she was already engaged to someone else. Kate was born on February 16 1861, in Awbridge, Hampshire, England. Blood, however, despite the affair at the Tower, was examined by the King himself, through the influence of Barbara Villiers, instead of being tried by the ordinary courts. Kate was born on February 16 1861, in Awbridge, Hampshire, England. In 2000, some of the 300 letters sent by Kiernan and Collins to each other went on permanent display at the Cork Public Museum. Home Rulers enthusiastically elected him to Parliament at the age of 25. Of the difficulties of that time I commented to my brother: Chapelizod, Kitty O'Neil, the tune's namesake, was a popular New York-based dancer and singer of the 1870s and 1880s. The sale of The Times to Major Astor and Walter will divorce it from the Daily Mail, which is to the good. Her mother Bridget died on 29 November 1908 of apoplexy, while her father, Peter, died almost exactly a year later, on 9 November 1909, of pneumonia. Michael Collins proposed marriage to Kitty on the 8 th October 1921 in the Grand Hotel in Greystones. Michael Collins and Kitty Kiernan are yet another Irish couple whose relationship was constantly interrupted – and eventually ended – by Ireland’s complicated and turbulent history. O’Shea was born Katharine Wood in England in 1846. Katharine was born in Bradwell, Essex on January 30, 1845 (some sources say ’46), the 13 th child of Sir John Page Wood. He first attracted attention by the brilliance of the political articles that he sent to his uncle’s Dublin paper, The Nation. He then turned his interests to Kitty, who had already captured the interest of Collins' friend Harry Boland. To produce any of John’s plays please contact John on [email protected] Katharine or Kitty O’Shea, who had married into this family, was the downfall of the Irish politician Charles Parnell in the late 19th century. Many of the Gaelic decrees of the Brehons also went up in smoke. About 1170, Strongbow (Earl FitzGilbert, or Pembroke) invaded Ireland and claimed the island for Henry II. Pub. There are no Irish negotiations such as the papers rumour, though Dr. Hagan of Rome tried his hand while here. Then they will become like the Parnellite faction 30 years ago, only worse. If I knew anything in their favour, in spite of their destruction of thirty millions’ worth of property, I should set it down. The rumour spread that I was to become Governor-General of the Irish Free State, and I advised Maurice: Chapelizod, I received a bundle of letters to-day for the first time, but nothing from you. Chapelizod, 9 December 1890). The destruction of the Record Office was abominable. There are also a number of letters to Collins from various individuals and to Kiernan from others. In the 1996 film Michael Collins Kitty Kiernan was played by American actress Julia Roberts though some reviewers were critical of the character's development. “I am surprised you did not receive the letter in which I enclosed the Cardinal’s and Father Phil’s letters urging me to stand for Tyrone. Time & again he was dismissed from Parliament for abusive language. Then came a fortnight’s anxiety about my brother, as to whom no tidings reached me. I wrote Maurice: Dublin, His assailant was Colonel Blood, a disappointed Cromwellian, who intended to force him to Tyburn and hang him on the gibbet there, A year later Blood attempted to seize the Crown jewels in the Tower. “The news I brought from London pleased the Provisional Government who said that if the proposal is carried, it will strengthen them and discourage their opponents. To no fault of theirs was due the case of Limerick, where the question of the control of the Castle of King John and other barracks led to civil war. The Bank of Ireland is not free from blame for letting the matter pass without agitation, as every prospectus of Government stock they issued bore on its face a guarantee that the stock would be registered in that Bank in Dublin. De Valera was driven out of Cork by a handful of Free State soldiers. Yet they can’t go on retreating, as it would demoralize their men and encourage their opponents. The censorship (now native) misled public opinion by hindering knowledge of the truth. Michael Collins grave is the most visited in Glasnevin. Kitty Maud Jourdan (born O'Shea) was born on month day 1887, at birth place, to James Frederick O'Shea and Kate Ellen O'Shea (born Futcher). When the Free State Government gave them an amnesty, they declared they regretted nothing, although the murder of Dr. O’Higgins (father of Kevin O’Higgins) in the presence of his wife was included in their slaughters. Twenty Free State soldiers were maimed, many for life, yet no punishment was exacted for this treacherous breach of the rules of war. Parnell was in possession of O'Shea's wife, and O'Shea was going to Parliament with Parnell's help! She was brought up in a world of privilege. The thing is the work of a civil servant who has been transferred to India. Charles Parnell and Kitty O’Shea. Several sources, for example, a 1996 piece from the Irish Times entitled ‘Life after Mick’, state that Kitty Kiernan plus several of her siblings died of Bright's disease – what we would class today as chronic nephritis. How long will our misguided former comrades outside attach those who stand for Ireland alone? 26th October, 1922. The father of Kevin O’Higgins was murdered on the 11th February, 1923. For three months little was done to check the mutineers. Michael Collins, one of the principal founders of the independent Irish state, was introduced to the vivacious Kiernan sisters by his cousin Gearóid O'Sullivan, who was already dating Maud Kiernan. Oct 3, 2018 - Explore Rosemary Newberry's board "History of Ireland" on Pinterest. De Valera’s military clique met yesterday at the Mansion House to capture the Army, but made a poor display in point of influence and numbers. A Free State officer stayed here last night by order of the Authorities, without any request from me. The Freeman published, on 26th March, an account of the secret debate of the mutineers supplied by the Provisional Government, whereupon Rory O’Connor sallied from the Four Courts and smashed its machinery. Childers planned the economic bankruptcy of Ireland – a country less his own than it was de Valera’s. Men who would disdain to pick a pocket were found ready to destroy the undertakings of traders and deprive their employés of work in a futile struggle as to dialectics concerning the difference between the Treaty and “Document No.2.”. I remarked, “I am an expert in ‘splits,’ and believe I can forecast the result better than you.” He smiled. Around the corner from the hotel they operated a bakery which supplied the town and most of the surrounding countryside. As this letter may not reach you, or may be read by others, I shall not say much. O’Shea spent long periods away from their home in England seeking his fortune in one foreign venture after another (going bankrupt each time). DEATH OF TIM HEALY I wish the rest of the world were as quiet and orderly as Dublin, although we have two hostile armed forces coping with one another.”. Their treatment of the police, both in Dublin and in the country, has taken all the heart out of the preservers of order, and the wonder is that there is not a greater rampancy of crime. A … If the British had provided for a continuation of their occupation until an election enabled a lawful Government to be established, we should not be in the mess we are. “I saw de Valera on Thursday and tried to reason with him. Catherine Bridget ‘Kitty’ Kiernan was born on 26 January 1893 in Granard, County Longford to Peter Kiernan and Bridget née Dawson. When Michael announced his engagement in the Dáil Harry magnanimously sent a letter to Kitty congratulating her on the news. However, it was Collins to whom Kitty became engaged, with plans to marry Collins in a November 1922 double ceremony to include the nuptials of Maud and Gearóid. The seizure of Government buildings might be palliated, but why merchants and hotel-keepers should have their houses ruined over a political dispute is unsolvable. The Peter Barry collection contains letters from Harry Boland, a friend of Collins and former suitor of Kitty Kiernan. “C’mon to Kitty O’Sheas” – which over this Kinsale pub is spelt in Irish (Ó Sé).O’Shea is a name of Kerry origin (although one branch of the family headed off to Kilkenny a few hundred years ago).. Like most Gaelic surnames – it comes from what was originally a firstname. The Government have agreed to Lord Shaw acting as the “Rebellion Losses” chairman. One of these traps was a mine concealed in a typewriter cover. Yesterday Bonar Law called, and Max told him. He could not foresee the sad sequel for Ireland as he sang of the day: The Franchise Acts were faulty. I had a talk with him on the Bank register. To my amazement when I tried to get him freed, I was shown a mass of propaganda which he composed, including stories about my conversation, to be published in the Irish World. Speaker, if the noble Marquess thinks he is going to bully us with his high and mighty Cavendish ways, all I can tell him is he will find himself knocked into a cocked hat in a jiffy, and we will have to put him to the necessity of wiping the blood of all the Cavendishes from his noble nose a good many times before he disposes of us.”, “A fine national anthem we’ll have,” chortled Testy Tim when he heard that Ulster was to be left out of the Irish Free State. Catherine passed away in 1894, at age 7 at death place. 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The burning of Cork the year before by the Black-and-Tans had so upset the population that no one knew on which side truth could be looked for. ... but he finally broke with Parnell after the latter’s life with Kitty O’Shea had become an international Victorian scandal. Photos. He showed nothing but contempt for them, and says they are throwing away their weapons, and that Childers’s fate frightened them. Even 15 years ago if anyone had seriously suggested in the House of Commons that Tim Healy was destined to become His Majesty’s Representative in Ireland, laughter would have shaken the chandeliers. Our telephone was restored to-day. Of course the Boundary question is ticklish, I should not be surprised if the new Government compensated all the loyalists who have suffered. Three years ago failing health made him resign the Governor-Generalship. In a letter dated 30th June, addressed “O/C 5,” Mr. Oscar Trainer, a leader of the Irregulars, wrote: “Congratulations on your bomb. "Their correspondence represents a unique and revealing portrait of a remarkable man and an ordinary woman made extraordinary by tragic circumstances," said a museum spokesperson. Before the surrender he laid land-mines, filled with explosives timed to burst two hours after. At length I heard from him, and replied: Chapelizod, Duggan wants me to appear at the inquiry as counsel.”. Seizing the Courts began the Civil War. That King granted the Knights Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem the estate of Kilmainham, near Dublin, with a fishery in the Liffey. No act of heroism to the credit of the insurgents is known to me save the stand of Cathal Brugha. deplored such unsoldierly conduct: “Other traps were laid with the intention of slaughtering our troops after their occupation of the building, but this was the only one that succeeded. The Republicans would rather have the English back than put up with the Free State. Capt. Patriotism was played upon by futile “negotiations.”. They assembled the people, who held it en masse, defying threats. The Judiciary was imperfect for centuries. He replied he didn’t think so. The Provisional Government therefore urged the War Office to hurry off the garrison. At 3.40 this morning we received a note signed by Tom Ennis demanding on behalf of “The Government” our surrender at 4 p.m., when he would attack. Jewellers impressed Republican “hall-marks” on silverware. A week ago, a message came from Donegal from Mrs. Blackham, wife of the former editor of the Sunday Independent, asking me to secure her husband’s release. The boys are glorious, and will fight for the Republic to the end. A conversation is also recorded between an officer and an Irregular, who expressed sorrow that more soldiers did not suffer, yet the Cork Examiner, seized by “Republicans,” described the defence as another Verdun! I had crossed to London at this epoch, and on my return wrote: Chapelizod, “In arranging for the Treaty, blundering has led to the present uncertainties. Chapelizod, At 28 he was arrested and imprisoned for making seditious speeches. Yet they will give trouble, as jealousy is always potent. O'Shea was a notoriously unfit man for a high public office, and Joseph Biggar and others openly denounced Parnell for putting forth such a creature. The Old Oak is feeling excited at De Valera's Irish Pub. After the Carlton Club defeat Chamberlain would also have retired, and Lloyd George could only have gone to the country with a beaten host. A few shots then would have spared Ireland two years of strife. If Lloyd George resigns, Bonar will be Prime Minister, and will hardly appoint a friendly umpire of the Boundary Commission. De Valera now began a new offensive. One branch migrated to Limerick. Their disregard for the comfort, convenience, liberty and happiness of the public is saddening.”. For this advice, or for the two months’ absence from his business which it cost him, he never asked the customary six-and-eightpence! They shattered the fabric of the Courts and destroyed the Record Office. It has been said that picking Tim Healy for first Governor General of the Free State in 1922 was the most brilliant political stroke that Prime Minister Bonar Law ever made. “The Morning Post to-day attacked Cope, while Sceilig in the Catholic Bulletin, in an article on Collins, treats him as the “serpent” in the late terrestrial paradise. Kitty Kiernan and Michael Collins kept up a lengthy correspondence and while Collins was in London during the Treaty negotiations, he wrote to her every day. One depends on individual effort – the other demands organization.”. Then came the Kitty O’Shea revelations. The looting, burning and murdering continued until 1st July, 1923, when de Valera told an American reporter “the war is over.” A month later he denounced “the mad attempt to form a Government,” and prophesied that its members “will never cease to live in fear and trembling” (3rd August, 1923). A beautiful telegram from Rome reached me from Max. Photos. I shall end with some account of that Mansion and of the The Lodge fronts the Dublin and Wicklow mountains, which, until the reign of Henry VIII, bounded the English “Pale.” The story of the Park (told in Carte’s Ormonde, Howard’s Revenue Exchequer, and the Ormonde Papers) holds much of interest. If I had the least notion you were to be in London on Saturday, I should have stayed there. At the age of 14 he had taught himself shorthand. At Chapelizod, outside Dublin, complications of jaundice, dropsy and heart disease brought Death last week to a bearded, brilliant gentleman with a testy tongue, Timothy Michael Healy, first Governor General of the Irish Free State, in his 76th year. The smashing of the Queenstown electric works shows great bitterness, as the local people alone are injured. Yet Charles II, who set such a sad imprint on Irish affairs, left the American Colonies a noble memory by fostering toleration and representative government. My journey to London has nothing to do with this, and relates to the Bank of Ireland stock-register of British Funds which the Treasury wish to abolish.”. One O’Shea family meanwhile has been farming on the banks of the Suir river in Piltown, Kilkenny since 1830. Kitty Maud Jourdan (born O'Shea) was born on month day 1887, at birth place, to James Frederick O'Shea and Kate Ellen O'Shea (born Futcher). The Land Acts were faulty. 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