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Dorothea Findlater at the presentation of the Wheeler Plate after the inaugural match, earlier this year. She became an Irish hockey international, winning her first cap in 1936. She also represented Ireland at golf.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dorothea Findlater, who remembered seeing the flames as Dublin burned during the week of the Easter Rising, has died at the age of 107. Her father, C(...)

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A surrender letter written by Patrick Pearse in Easter Week 1916 looks set to leave Ireland after being withdrawn from auction in Dublin when bidding(...)

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(...)

Stuart Cole of James  Adam and Sons at the GPO Witness History museum with the Patrick Pearse letter of surrender. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A letter of surrender from Patrick Pearse, written four days before his execution in 1916, has gone on public display for the first time. The letter(...)

Dorothea De Courcy Wheeler Findlater (106), at home in south Dublin. Her father Henry De Courcy Wheeler was staff captain to General William Lowe who took the surrender from Patrick Pearse. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Dorothea “Doris” Findlater is probably the only person left alive who remembers the Easter Rising. Now 106, she was six when the rebellion broke out(...)

Dublin Metropolitan Police files noted that Thomas Clarke  had not visited his shop  on St Patrick’s Day. Supt Owen Brien said Clarke had an injury to his arm, the result of an accidental discharge of a revolver

March 18th, 1916 The Irish Times gave extensive reportage to St Patrick’s Day celebrations at home and abroad. The paper noted that there had been no(...)

Medals belonging to  Bridget Connolly, who served in the 1916 Rising and War of Independence, which sold at auction for $7,250 in New York on Thursday

Leading items failed to sell at a major auction of Easter Rising memorabilia in New York, including the medals later awarded to Seán T O’Kelly, a for(...)

Sackville Street (now O’Connell Street). Photograph: JT Westropp courtesy of the Royal Irish Academy

There was standing room only in the basement of the National Library of Ireland for the launch of The 1916 Rising Oral History Collection. Not since(...)

Former president Seán T O’Kelly inspecting a guard of honour outside the GPO in 1957.

One of the largest Easter Rising collections to be put up for sale in decades will be auctioned later this month in New York, including medals awarded(...)

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