Fr. Paddy O'Mara papers
Fr. Paddy O'Mara
at the Irish Jesuit Archives [IJA]
I list and photograph some papers of relevance to the family tree.
With permission of [IJA]
There are many more papers not highlighted here.
- IJA J.
- IJA J/552
Personal file of Fr Patrick O'Mara.
of Fr.Paddy's wartime service issued by
Secretary of State for War,
1 March 1919.
552/5 to 552/49.
Documents relating to the birth, education and teaching of Fr.Paddy.
portrait of Fr. Paddy by Sean Keating.
Letters from Mary O'Mara
to her brother Fr. Paddy, 1897 to 1898.
Letters from his mother
to Paddy, 1898 to 1904.
(Paddy was in Australia 1898 to 1905.)
Letters from the younger Stephen O'Mara
to his brother Fr. Paddy, 1904.
Military Order of Christ awarded 1920 to Fr.Paddy by
- It is awarded
"por decreto de vinte e seis de Abril de mil novecentos e dezenove"
(by decree of the twenty-sixth of April, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen).
But the actual award is 3 Apr 1920.
Letters of 1953 relating to Maureen O'Mara,
Pilgrim State Hospital, Long Island, New York.
Letter of 1954 from Patricia Lavelle
about research for her forthcoming book about her father.
by Frank Gallagher, 1961,
dedicated to Stephen O'Mara,
who died 11 November 1959.
- William Pigott and his wife Marguerite.
- William Pigott's children and dau-in-law.
Irish Jesuit Chaplains in the First World War.
File 48 - Letters and postcards to his superior, the Irish Jesuit Provincial
Fr. Thomas V. Nolan
SJ, from Fr Patrick O'Mara SJ written while serving as a chaplain.
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Saint Francis Xavier Church,
Upper Gardiner St, Dublin.
Fr.Paddy was here from 1928 until death 1969.
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