Minister for defence Oscar Traynor  inspects the recruits at Portobello Barracks, Dublin, in 1952.

The oldest participant in the 1916 Rising was Mathew Stafford, who was 63 at the time. According to testimony in support of his claim by Oscar Traynor(...)

Inside the GPO, Easter Week 1916. Photograph: Defence Forces Military Archives.

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Donncha Ryan, learning development manager at RCSI, at the college’s Surgical Skills Lab in Dublin. photograph: brenda fitzsimons

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