Athy Annals 1918

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(2)Athy annals 1918

ID/Title: Athy Annals 1918

Date: 1918

Creator: Sisters of Mercy, Athy Convent

Description: An annals entry from the Sisters of Mercy at the Athy Convent in Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland. This entry notes that during the year 1918 the English Parliament extended conscription to Ireland. The Catholics Hierarchy declared the decree “an unjust law which the Irish people had a right to resist by all means consonant with the Law of God.”  Later in the year the Sisters note the great rejoicing in Ireland and around the world, after Armistice was declared.

Source: MCA C6 Collection, Mercy Congregational Archives, Sisters of Mercy Irish Congregation, Dublin, Ireland

Additional Information: © Mercy Congregational Archives

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