Letters from 1903 Royal Visit

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Letters from 1903 Royal Visit

Letters from the 1903 Royal Visit to Galway

Letter dated 1 August 1903, from the Lord Lieutenant, Dublin Castle to Rev. James Fleetwood Berry, Rector of Galway, which accompanied a declaration of gratitude from King Edward VII who had recently visited Galway.

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Museum Reg. Comerford House Collection

Location: Display

Declaration from King Edward VII, 1903 thanking the people of Galway for their ‘loyal greetings’. The controversial trip took place during a time of rising nationalism in Ireland, coinciding with the centenary of Robert Emmett’s rebellion, and was strongly opposed in the radical nationalist press.

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Museum Reg. Comerford House Collection

Location: Display

 

 

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