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Title: Letter from Commander in Chief to Archbishop Byrne complaining about an anti-treaty letter sent by a priest to a prisoner in Tintown, Curragh.
Authors: Dublin Diocesan Archives
Keywords: Catholic Church and Revolutionary Period
Issue Date: 13-Mar-1923
Description: Letter from Commander in Chief to Archbishop Byrne dated 13th March 1923. Also a prisoner's letter. The C In C complains of a Fr. John M. Costello of Ss Michael and John Church whose letter to a prisoner Brian (no surname) at Tintown, Curragh Camp was intercepted. In the letter the Clergyman makes some anti-Treaty statements. "The Honour of Ireland will not be washed clean till a few of these Free State Government members are set dancing on air... The Hour is Coming... With God's Help they will not succeed".
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