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Curtailing of public lighting

Letter from Secretary of Offaly Board of Health to the Secretary of Banagher Parish Council stating that the Electricity Supply Board is proposing to curtail public lighting.

De Valera - meeting on national and economic secruity

Printed notice of an address by An Taoiseach Mr Eamon De Valera to be held on Tuesday 16th February 1943 in County Buildings Tullamore on the importance of national and economic security of the nation and its homegrown food suppliers.

Department of Industry and Commerce - Stop on waste paper discarding

Typewritten memoranda from Department of Industry and Commerce to the Secretary of the Parish Council informing that the minister has made an order 'under which it is an offence to destroy or discard any waste paper without reasonable cause' and urging the organisation of a collection of waste paper within each parish.

Diaries 1918-1925

  • IE OCL P131/2/3/3/2
  • File
  • January 1917-December 1912
  • Part of Loughton Papers

File of diaries belonging to Theodora Trench.

From 1917 until 1919 Theodora volunteered as Chauffeuse with the Red Cross's Voluntary Aid Detachment. Throughout the early diaries she writes about her experiences resulting from this volunteer work and the responsibilities she was required to carry out. Examples of such entries include one she wrote on 18 January 1918 she writes 'Evacuation 4.45 am breakfast 4.15. Cleaned engine a little. 1.30 went to Richmond football match & Austin lunchtime.' Another example includes an entry from 12 January 1919 'On duty all day (night duty) inspection 11.30'.
Theodora also uses the diaries to record her her daily life. On 5 February 1921 she records attending a concert, 'Concert Albert Hall (Samson & Delilah)' and on 23 may 1922 she writes about going to the Chelsea Flower show 'S & I went to Chelsea Flower Show. Very hot & [humid] but beautiful flowers...'.

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