Creator(s): MacSwiney, Terence (1879-1920), Lord Mayor of Cork.
Administrative History ↴
Terence MacSwiney, republican politician and Lord Mayor of Cork, also Commanding Officer of Cork No.1 Brigade, Irish Volunteers / Irish Republican Army. Elected Lord Mayor of Cork following the murder of Lord Mayor Tomás MacCurtain in March 1920. Died on hunger strike at Brixton Prison, London in Oct. 1920. Elected to the First Dáil as TD for the Mid-Cork area.
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Immediate Source Acquisition ↴
Content & Structure
Scope & Content: MacSwiney, Terence (1879-1920), Lord Mayor of Cork. ↴
U71 / 1. Copy of Terence MacSwiney’s diary, marked ‘Traolach Mac Suibhne Dialann…copied from original in possession of Mr. Liam Ruiseál Dec 1972’. Recounts activities as organiser for the Volunteers in county Cork, particularly in West and North Cork. (26 Sep 1915 – 18 Dec 1915) c.60pp.
U71 / 2. Memorial card, ‘In Loving Memory of Toirdhealbhac MacSuibhne (Terence MacSwiney) TD, Commandant 1st Cork Brigade IRA. Lord Mayor of Cork. Who died for his Country in Brixton Prison, England, 26th October, 1920. (4th Year of the Irish Republic)’ with portrait photograph and religious quotations (26 October 1920).
Appraisal Destruction ↴
Limited items – no arrangement applicable
Conditions of Access & Use
Open by appointment to those holding a current readers ticket
Conditions Governing Reproduction
Subject to rules governing reproduction of records of CCCA
PR4, Lord Mayor Terence Mac Swiney Files
SM645 Funeral poster / handbill for funeral of Lord Mayor Terence McSwiney
U207 Copy of correspondence between Terence McSwiney and Pauline Henley, 1916-22
Descriptive Control Area
ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottowa: International Council on Archives, 2000.