Daniel O’Connell: A commemorative Medal with bust of O’Connell on front, and Irish emblems on obverse, wolfhound, harp and round tower, issued on centenary of O’Connell’s birth, 1875, with green ribbon. (1)More details ›
E.G. Swifte V. Jim Larkin
Royal Visit to Ireland, 1903. An attractive copper Medal struck to commemorate Edward VII’s Irish Visit in 1903, reverse with figure of Eire standing at quayside with harp, diameter 4cm, suspended on green ribbon with shamrock decorated bar.
* This medal was awarded to E.G. Swifte, A.M. Div Magistrate Dublin Metropolitan Police. It was the same Swifte, who in 1913, encountered Big Jim Larkin and ordered the famous ‘Baton Charges in Sackville St.,’ against the crowds who attended the strike-meetings organised by Larkin, resulting in the death of two men, James Nolan and John Byrne. (1)More details ›
Irish Free State: An unusual gold plated Brooch, inscribed ‘Irish Free State’ the centre mounted with an Irish harp, inset with green marble, engraved with shamrocks, etc. Scarce. (1)More details ›
Northern Ireland Parliament: A scarce, commemorative Medal, “To Commemorate the Opening of The Northern Parliament,” Opened on 22nd June, 1921, City Hall, Belfast. good. (1)More details ›
World War I: Leinster Regiment, a silver Medal awarded to Pte. T. Rigney, with ribbon, no clasp. (1)More details ›
Sean Hartnett, Cork Brigade
1919-1921 Combatants Medal. An original War of Independence Combatants Medal with ‘Comrac’ bar, ribbon and clasp, awarded to Sean Hartnett, of the Cork Brigade. The medal is complete with original box, and compliment slip, together with an official letter from An Roinn Cosanta dated 4 Mean Fomhair, 1962, and addressed to Comdt. Gen. Tomas Barry, Cork enclosing the medal for Sean Hartnett.
* Sean Hartnett was wounded in the ambush at Upton, Co. Cork. See Liam Deasy’s “Towards Ireland Free.” (1)More details ›
War of Independence Medal
A ‘Cogadh na Saoirse’ (‘War of Independence’) bronze Volunteers Medal on black and tan ribbon with decorated clasp; = also a ‘Re Na Prainne’ (Emergency) bronzed Medal, 1939 – 1946, on red and white ribbon with two clasps. A v. good pair, recipient not known. Scarce. (2)More details ›
1919-1921 War of Independence: An original ‘Cogadh na Saoirse,’ War of Independence Medal, with black and amber ribbon (dam) and original clasp.
* Recipient of this medal was John J. O’Connell, Cork Brigade. (1)More details ›
1919-1921 Medals: A good War of Independence 1919-1921 Medal, with black and amber ribbon and clasp; = also a ‘Cogadh na Saoirse’ Jubilee Medal with ribbon and clasp, together with original boxes for both, and one printed compliment slip. Recipient unknown. (2)More details ›
Co. Wexford: A good Irish Service Medal, ‘Na Caomhmoiri Aitiula, 1939 – 1946,’ with ribbon, slip and bars, in original box. Awarded to Patrick Breen, Gorey, Co. Wexford. (1)More details ›
Reserve Defence Forces Service Medal (An Bonn Seirbhise – F.C.A. agus S.M. A rare Medal, with bar, ribbon and clasp, issued to Lt. Gearoid O’Mathuna, Dublin. Good.
* This medal was instituted in 1961, and issued for long service and good conduct to members of the Reserve Forces, the F.C.A. and S.M. (1)More details ›
Curragh Camp, 1940: Group of 4 Curragh Internment Camp Coin Tokens, denominations, 2/-, 1/-, 6d & 1d, all dated 1940, attractively framed as one. Scarce. (1)More details ›
Prison Craftwork: A fine meticulously knitted openwork fringed Mantle Cloth, in cream coloured fibre, approx. 185 x 15cm, by tradition made in prison in Strabane, Co. Tyrone, c. 1910 – 1920. In excellent condition.
Provenance: Denis Phelan, Sinn Fein, Donegal. (1)More details ›
Ballykinlar Camp Craftwork
A macramé Bag made in Ballykinlar Internment Camp by Frank Lawless, an Easter Week Veteran, who was interned there in 1920-21. With a note stating it was presented by his daughter, Sr. Ethna, The Convent, Sean Mac Dermot St., Aug. 23rd 1967; = also included, a Temporary Release Certificate stating Frank Lawless was released from Ballykinlar on 8th August 1921, signed D. Cook Lieut., and with camp stamp. v. Scarce.
* This may be the same Frank Lawless who signed (as Frainc O’Laoidhleis) an address of Irish Commandants to the President and Congress of the United States, June 1917 (see Mac Ardle, ‘The Irish Republic’).More details ›
Republican Craftwork: A large piece of animal bone carved and designed in the shape of an Irish Harp with Hibernia, Celtic decoration and motifs of Irish Wolfhound & Round Tour, dated 1923 & inscribed Hare Park Camp, approx. 36cm high. (1)More details ›
1920-22 Republican Craftwork: A good prison craft sculptured crucifixion scene, mounted in a bottle, 30.5cm high. Probably from Kilmainham Jail. (1)More details ›
Eamon de Valera: An unusual Prison craft mahogany Box, with a well executed Portrait of Eamon de Valera, in marquetry on the lid, signed Mc Donnell, approx. 13.5 x 9cm, some faults. (1)More details ›
Republican Craftwork: Celtic Cross. A tall Celtic Cross, approx. 38cm high, made from match sticks, & other materials by P. Treacy & P. Muldoon, at Curragh Internment Camp, 1942, inscribed, some damage, but scarce & attractive item. (1)More details ›
Prison Craftwork – Long Kesh: A large carved Irish Harp with Celtic design, 49.5cm high, and a carved Celtic Cross, approx. 32cm high, including bases, each inscribed to “Fr. Jimmy from Paddy (& Adrian), Long Kesh, 1972 & 1973. (2)More details ›
British Union Jack: An old linen Union Jack – St. Georges Cross Flag, approx. 71 x 129.5cm, damaged with wormholes etc. As a flag, w.a.f. (1)More details ›