This resource gallery has been developed to be used for pre visit preparatory work and for post visit reference. You will find a range of primary documents and material here that links to the themes in each unit. By clicking on any image below you can access background information on the source and also find out where it came from and where it is currently held.
The resolutions of a meeting of Roscommon Magistrates. The meeting was held just one week after the murder of Major Denis Mahon.
A letter from Major Denis Mahon, chairman of the Strokestown Relief Committee, stating that £85.00 had been raised through private subscription for the relief of the poor of the discrict. It was hoped that the Relief Commission would match this amount.
A letter from the Strokestown Relief Committee to the Lord Lieutenant about the opening of a 'soup shop'. A list of subscribers is included with the letter.
The wedding of Olive Pakenham Mahon and Major Stuart Hales, also pictured is Olive's daughter from her first marriage Lettice Stafford-King-Harman.