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The sixth parliament of George III. 1798-1800

File consists of a draft of Teresa V. O'Neill's thesis entitled "The sixth parliament of George III. 1798-1800." O'Neill submitted this thesis for her MA in Modern Irish History at the University College of Dublin, for which she received First Class Honours when she graduated in 1943.

Material regarding Patrick O'Neill and family

File consists of a photocopy of a 1935 election flyer promoting Patrick O'Neill, a handwritten page and a typed page of genealogical information about Patrick O'Neill and his family, two newspaper articles concerning the bombing of the Crown Hotel in 1982 and the subsequent clearance work on the site, two reprinted newspaper articles (from 1926 and 1938), and a newspaper article about a talk given by Teresa O'Neill about the social history of Newry. File also includes a copy of an extract from a 1941 letter [to ?] received from H.B.M. Consul C.L. Roseberry, Tornio, Finland regarding his sudden departure to Stockholm. It is likely that this item originated from within Teresa V. O'Neill's group of acquaintances, perhaps through her connections at the Crown Hotel and with the British regiment that was stationed in Warrenpoint during WWII. Public Record Office of Northern Ireland description of D.2720, correspondence of Patrick O'Neill, printed papers and miscellany have been added to this file, constituting an account of documents presented by Mrs. T. O'Neill also added to the folder by archivist, paper bound photocopy of unknown origin.

Executrix correspondence

File consists of correspondence with Professor M. Roberts (Department of Modern History, The Queen's University of Belfast) and with the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland regarding the transfer of Patrick O'Neill's political papers to the Public Record Office, as well as correspondence with Eamon Phoenix concerning his research for a doctoral thesis at The Queen's University of Belfast about the nationalist movement in Northern Ireland.

Patrick O'Neill fonds

  • CA ON00389 F8
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1998, predominant 1918-1938

Fonds consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence with constituents, government officials, supporters, and other MPs; official documents; political pamphlets and booklets; election posters and flyers; newspaper clippings; personal records (notebook, speech notes); photographs; and personal memorabilia, including a leather pouch with relics of St. Anthony and St. Oliver Plunket. Fonds also includes a sous-fonds of O’Neill’s daughter, Teresa V. O’Neill. The Teresa V. O’Neill sous-fonds includes a draft of her doctoral thesis and correspondence related to her role of literary executrix of her father’s estate.

O’Neill, Patrick

Statement to the Irish Boundary Commission

File consists of a document addressed to the Irish Boundary Commission entitled, 'Statement on behalf of the vast majority of the Inhabitants of the Union of Newry (including Crossmaglen) and the Union of Kilkeel.'

Executrix correspondence

Series consists of correspondence with researchers and the Public Record office of Northern Ireland regarding Patrick O'Neill's political papers, as well as genealogical information and newspaper articles relating to Patrick O'Neill's political career, the Crown Hotel, and Teresa O'Neill.

Teresa V. O'Neill sous-fonds

Sous-fonds consists of records related to O'Neill's role as literary executrix of her father's estate. Sous-fonds includes a draft of her thesis, correspondence regarding the thesis, correspondence with researchers regarding her father's political papers, and newspaper articles and genealogical information related to the O'Neill family, as well as university diplomas.

The sous-fonds is organized into the following series:

  1. Thesis
  2. Executrix correspondence
  3. Diplomas and certificates.

O'Neill, Teresa V.

Personal Memorabilia

Series consists of personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other memorabilia that Patrick O'Neill collected during his political career and in his personal life, including relics of St. Anthony and St. Oliver Plunket contained within a leather pouch.

Personal memorabilia

File consists of personal memorabilia that Patrick O'Neill collected throughout his life and career, including newspaper articles, invitations, personal letters, House of Commons and Senate directories, a poster declaring Ulster's Solemn League and Covenant, relics of St. Anthony and St. Oliver Plunket (Archbishop of Armagh and last Catholic martyr to die in England in 1681) contained within a leather pouch, a postcard from Rome, and an article about 'How to Make the Stations.' File also includes four photographs: one of a group of people standing in front of the Victoria Hotel, beside the main entrance of which is O'Neill's office; one of two men and a girl on a beach; one of a stone monument of a religious figure, and one of five men sitting on rocks.


Series consists of a draft of Teresa V. O'Neill's thesis and correspondence related to the thesis.

Other collected materials

File consists of other collected materials:
-a pamphlet entitled 'The Roman Catholic Church and News Propaganda: Is the Church of Rome unduly influencing for Sectarian purposes the Empire Cable Services, News Agencies, Great Newspapers and the British Broadcasting Corporation?'
-pamphlets issued by the North-Eastern Boundary Bureau including 'The Weekly Bulletin,' 'If 'Ulster' Contracts Out: The Economic Case against Partition,' and 'North East Ulster: The Boundary Position at a Glance'
-notes by Patrick O'Neill on land valuation in Warrenpoint
-documents containing census data, including 'Particulars of Population' (the position of the population in South Armagh, South Down, and East Down on retention in an Irish Free State), 'Parliamentary Divisions of East Down,' and a 1937 census of Northern Ireland
-a letter to [Rev. F. Lowny] from the Newry '98 Centenary Committee, and
-an open letter to the Right Hon. T. Moles, P.C., M.P from John W. Nixon, M.P.

The Anglo-Irish Dispute

File consists of a booklet entitled 'Professor A. Berriedale Keith on Certain Legal and Constitutional Aspects of the Anglo-Irish Dispute.'

An Economic Programme for the Irish Free State

File consists of a booklet entitled 'An Economic Programme for the Irish Free State: Being a Set of Principles Suitable to Serve as a Basis for an Irish Social and Industrial Policy, proposed by The P.H. Pearse Study Group.'

Spotlights on the Anglo-Irish Financial Quarrel

File consists of a booklet entitled 'Spotlights on the Anglo-Irish Financial Quarrel and the Diffuse White Paper on the Annuities: Focussing the Issues, a sequel to The Strange Case of the Irish Land Purchase Annuities' by Henry Harrison, O.B.E., M.C.

Bill for Redistribution of Seats and Proportional Representation

File consists of two documents produced by the Proportional Representation Society: 'Report for the Year May, 1927 - April, 1928: The Next Step after Equal Franchise,' and the May 1920 issue (volume 10, number 36) of the Journal of the Proportional Representation Society. File also includes a copy of a bill to amend the law with respect to the House of Commons method of voting and the redistribution of seats, and a document entitled 'Points on Registration Work: Imperial Parliamentary Franchise (Man or Woman).'

Collected correspondence on Warrenpoint issues

File consists of correspondence and official documents relating to Warrenpoint Water Supply; Newry, Warrenpoint, & Rostrevor Railway Company; Warrenpoint town clerks' salary; Liberty Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company; and flooding in Warrenpoint.

The Partition of Ireland

File consists of a booklet by Tom O'Donnell, B.L. entitled 'The Partition of Ireland.' File also includes a poster entitled 'Boundary Election,' a letter from [Thos] O'Donnell, and a letter to O'Donnell from Patrick O'Neill.

Collected materials

Series consists of press cuttings, booklets, pamphlets, census reports, and correspondence, which Patrick O'Neill collected during his political career, relating to affairs in the town of Warrenpoint and his wider constituency of County Down as well as national issues including the Anglo-Irish dispute and the partition of Ireland. Series includes materials created predominantly during the period from 1920 to 1936, with some correspondence from 1875 to 1920.

Press cuttings

File consists of press cuttings, including news articles, letters to the editor, and political cartoons. File also includes a pamphlet about partition by the Ancient Order of the Hibernians, a poster regarding an Electricity Special Order by the Warrenpoint Gas Consumers' and Waterworks Company, and a draft and copy of a letter to the editor [publication unknown] by Patrick O'Neill.

Correspondence with constituents, 1935-1936

Sub-series consists of Patrick O'Neill's correspondence with constituents, supporters, and government ministers for the period from 1935 to 1936 in his role as MP for the Mourne division of County Down as well as notes, official documents and newspaper articles regarding the affairs of his constituency.

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