The Royal Navy Reserve officer’s sword owned by and inscribed for Erskine Childers.

A Collector’s Cabinet sale at Mullen’s in Bray, Co Wicklow on July 11th is a browser’s paradise with and eclectic parade of items for the curious to t(...)

Erskine Childers: born in London 150 years ago on June 25th. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

One of Erskine Childers’s biographies is titled The Riddle of Erskine Childers, and there was much that was enigmatic about him. English born, he work(...)

Erskine Childers: strongly opposed the Treaty, siding with de Valera against Collins

Robert Erskine Childers is associated with 12 Bushy Park Road and also Glendalough House, which belonged to his mother’s family the Bartons in Annamoe(...)