Patrick Pearse

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The  letter written by Patrick Pearse  from prison three days before his execution. Minister for Arts and Heritage Heather Humphreys has added it to the Register of Cultural Objects. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A letter of surrender written by Patrick Pearse, which failed to sell at auction earlier this month, will not be licenced for export for 12 months, t(...)

The GPO in Dublin in 1820 in an illustration by GH Jones  and Robert Havell

The idea of taking over a post office and using it as a base to declare the Irish Republic did not, it seems, start with Patrick Pearse. Back in 1798,(...)

Stuart Cole of Adam’s  and Sarah Kinlen with the  Patrick Pearse letter   urging rebels to surrender. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It is understandable that when a significant historical document finds its way into an auctioneer’s catalogue, there are calls for the State to buy it(...)

Patrick Pearse’s  order of surrender is held by Stuart Cole, director at Adam’s auctioneers, at their offices in Dublin, after it failed to sell at auction.  Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA

The owner of the Patrick Pearse surrender letter which failed to sell at auction this week intends to keep it in his private collection overseas and (...)

Patrick Pearse’s surrender letter has attracted significant attention including calls for its retention within the State. Photograph: The Irish Times

A surrender letter written by Patrick Pearse in Easter Week 1916 looks set to leave Ireland after being withdrawn from auction in Dublin when bidding(...)

The Patrick Pearse letter written at Arbour Hill three days before his execution.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A surrender letter written by Patrick Pearse in Easter Week 1916 should be withdrawn from auction, a leading historian has said. Diarmaid Ferriter,(...)

Adam’s Fine Art Auctioneers  director Stuart Cole  holding the historic Patrick Pearse surrender letter. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Throughout this year, hundreds of items associated with the 1916 Rising have been sold at auction in Ireland and overseas, but the top lots are only n(...)

Caravaggio, “The Taking of Christ”. On indefinite loan to the National Gallery of Ireland from the Jesuit Community, Dublin

The subject of Walter Paget’s Birth of the Irish Republic, and the future obstetrician who appeared in it (Irishman’s Diary, November 26th), brought m(...)

Are we still tied to a single narrative of our history? 1916 commemoration at the GPO. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Has the 1916 centenary commemoration really been a great success? Were those independent-minded media critics, normally scornful of government and al(...)

Members of the Defence Forces march past Éamon de Valera at the GPO on Easter Sunday 1966 to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1916 Rising. Photograph: Alan Betson

On Easter Sunday, there was a military parade past the General Post Office in Dublin, just as there had been for previous major anniversaries of the 1(...)

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