Lord Wimborne

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This diamond and jade butterfly brooch in 18ct gold sold for  €1,500 through John Weldon Auctioneers

Auction results Friday (April 15th), Sotheby’s, New York. An 18 in silver trophy in the shape of a shell (below), 141oz, presented to the winn(...)

A photograph of Michael Collins, by Keogh of Dublin, depicting him in the uniform of the Irish Volunteers in about 1918

“Ireland is facing very grave problems. It will need the strength and courage of the whole nation, and the help of all our race to carry us safely thr(...)

Irish Volunteers and one Irish Citizen Army member inside the GPO 1916. Photograph: Defence Forces Military Archives, Cathal Brugha barracks www.militaryarchives.ie

Tuesday, April 25th, 1916 Government forces arrive in the city by train overnight from Belfast and the Curragh. Machine-gun  fire  (...)

February 11th, 1916 A recruiting conference for Longford, Meath, Westmeath, Louth, King’s County (Offaly) and Queen’s County (Laois) took place at Du(...)

 Conference organiser Myles Dungan: “It was as if the huge journalistic advances of the 19th century had never happened”

RONAN MCGREEVY Irish mainstream newspapers were willing participants in the recruitment of Irishmen into the British army during the first World War,(...)

Letters written by the Vicereine, Lady Wimborne, wife of the then Viceroy, and effectively Ireland’s “first lady” at the time of the 1916 Rising.

Mementos associated with Ireland’s struggle for Independence during the early years of the 20th century are the main highlights in Whyte’s History &am(...)