Terence Mc Swiney Lying-in-State
Photograph: The Remains of Terence Mac Swiney Lord Mayor of Cork, Lying-in-State in the City Hall. he died in Brixton Prison, london 25 Oct. 1920, after going on hunger strike which lasted over 70 days. His chaplain, Rev. Fr. Dominic is seen on the left. A large original Press Photoraph, approx. 36cms x 47cms, framed. (1)More details ›
Thomas Ashe’s Funeral
Photograph: The Firing Party at the Grave of Thomas Ashe, Glasnevin, 1917, Large orig. Press Photograph, approx. 37cms x 50cms, framed. V. good. (1)More details ›
Photographs: Mr. de Valera, Mr. Ruttledge and F. Aiken rmeoving a remains from the Mortuary Chapel, Glasnevin; The Death of Cathal Brugha, July 7, 1922, Lying-in-State, Mater Hospital, damaged image, but with a restored image also; The late Rev. Fr. Albert O.S.F.C., head and shoulders portrait; Group taken at Mansion House, Dublin 1919 – J. Lane (Lord Mayor of Cork), Rev. Fr. O’Flanagan, P. Meade (former Lord Mayor of Cork); Princess Mary’s visit to ireland 1929. the Arrival at North Wall Left to Right Lord Lascelles, Princess Mary, Mr.David Barry & Gen. Owen O’Duffy? also 1 other sim, uncaptioned, together 7 orig. photos., each approx. 36cms x 48cms, framed. As a lot. (7)More details ›
Tomas Mc Curtain, Late Lord Mayor of Cork
Photographs: The Home of Tomas Mac Curtain at Blackpool Bridge, Cork, where he carried on a small clothing factory; The Funeral Procession passing through Cork City to St. Finbarr’s Cemetery, and The Clergy who attended the Funeral included – Rev. Fr. Dominic (right), the late Lord Mayor’s Chaplain; Rev. Fr. Albert (front, left), and the Rev. Fr. Augustine, O.S.F.C., three orig. Press Photographs, approx. 36cms x 47cms, framed. (3)More details ›
The Funerals of Michael Colins & Kevin O’Higgins
Photograph: Mr. Sean Collins and his sister (a nun) at the Funeral; Mrs. Collins O’Driscoll and her sister at the Funeral; Clergy Walking in the Funeral Procession; A Group of British ‘Tommies’ awaiting their turn to enter the City Hall on the occasion; The Funeral of Kevin O’Higgins in Dublin, 1927; Photograph shows the huge crowd queing up outside City Hall to view the Remains; The Coffin being borne by members of the Garda; The governor – General (Mr. T. Healy), President Cosgrave and other Government Officials, A group of 8 orig. phtoos, each approx. 17cms x 24cms, framed. V. good collection. (8)More details ›
Tom Lalor, Fl. 1912-33
Political Caricatures: A fine group of 15 original drawings in pen and ink,watercolour or wash, mostly Dublin Scenes during First World War 1914 – 1918, many of a political nature depicitng government ministers and other important fiugres in early 20th Century Dublin. Subject include, Irish Languae; Votes for Women; Emigration; Education; etc. each approx. 22cms x 33cms, and each signed, and mostly dated, in hogarth frames.
* Moran’s work was included in many of the newspapers and magazines of the day, ‘The Leader,’ ‘Irish Independent,’ etc. The present group were recently discovered in a house in Tipperary. (15)More details ›
Irish Army: A large brass Water-Dispenser, with two handles, dispenser tap, refil lid and with enraved stamp “Maguire & Gatchell 1927 issue,” with “F.F.” emblem, unusual and scarce. (1)More details ›
Irish Volunteers, An unusual wooden Ammunition Carrier, with hinged door to reveal a lead lined gun powder compartment, with leather handles, and stamped lettering on box frame, with a contemporary note, c. 1916. Unusual and Scarce. (1)More details ›
World War One, A very attractive Army Issue Officers Trench Binoculars, with an extendable wooden tripod, surmounted by a heavy brass double extendable eye-piece, by Ross, London 1918, attractive and scarce. (1)More details ›
War of Independence: A fine “Dummy” / Training Rifle, with steel barrel top, and wooden frame, and a leather strap. Unusual and Scarce. (1)More details ›
Masonic: A steel Sword, with a ripple blade and a crossed shaped handle, with various masonic motifs, worn, as is, w.a.f. (1)More details ›
Militaria: Constabulary of Ireland, a rare 1829 patternLight Cavalry Sabre and scabbard, the handle end etched with the makers name “John Ireland, No. 7 Ellis Quay, Dublin,” probably a Famine period mounted Troopers used during evictions, sabre no: 44396, last member to use this weapon Head Constable Patrick Mc Govern R.I.C., the handle with a scrolled protector, the blade with design and scabbard. A fine example of an early Irish made sabre. Good.
Provenance: The Mc Govern Family, to the present owner. (1)More details ›
Militaria: Crowned Forces: Louth Rifles, a rare Dublin made Sabre by J.B. Johstone of Sackville St., London and Dawson St., Dublin, the handle end etched with owners name, the back engraved with scrolls and designs, with crown of “George R.” and the reverse “Louth Rifles,” with a protective scrolled handle with engraved crown and scabbard. Good example. Rare. (1)More details ›
Two War of Independence Weapons
Marlin Lever Action Rifle, with Dublin retailers stamp on stock and a bolt action shotgun. Both of these weapons were recovered from an old house in Dublin during renovation works in the 1980s. The weapons were found stored behind a fireplace. Rare examples of Irish Volunteers weapons. (2)More details ›
The Last Stand for the Civil War
A War of Independence period Webley Revolver formerly the property of Capt. Jim Egan of Mullinahone, of the Third Tippeary Brigade I.R.A.
Jim Ean was born at Mullinahone, Co. Tipperary, 1896. he had seven brothers, all involved in the Independence struggle. As well as being an active Volunteer, Jim was an outstanding footballer, and played at centre-back for Tipperary on Bloody Sunday 1920.
He came under fire while attending to Mick Hogan, shot by the ‘Auxies’ at the end of the match, but was not himself injured.
After Bloody Sunday he was interroated by ‘Auxies’ and later detained at Spike Island. When Indpendence was declared he joined the Free State Army, but when the Civil War broke out he joined the anti-Treaty forces, and became part of the 7th battalion Kilkenny brigade. He was in the Nire Valley in the last days of the Civil War, and was one of a unit escortin De Valera to Mullinahone. Shortly afterwards his home at Mullinahone was raided by Free State troops, and after a gun battle he was shot, and died from his wounds.
A gun with a distinguished and historic pedigree.
Provenance: By direct Family descent to the present Vendor. (1)More details ›
The Coolbawn Ambush Revolver
War of Independence: A “Webley” patent Revolver, the honeycomb composition handle, with “M” markings, with a 6 revolving chamber, markings on barrel and base, together with original holster, with stamp “1918” markings. Unusual & Scarce. N.B. Decommisioned.
Provenance: The above Revolver was used at eht Coolbawn Ambush on 18th June, 1921, in Castlecomer,Co. Kilkenny, by the youngest member of the 5th Battallion, Kilkenny Brigade Padraig Walsh, aged only 16 years. (1)
By direct Family descent to the present Vendor.More details ›
A Gift from Michael Collins
War of Independence: A .44 Webley patent Revolver Pistol, with wooden composition handle, short barrel, with a 6 revolving chamber, some markings on trigger-guard, some wear, otherwise Scarce. * N.B. Decommissioned. (1)
Provenance: A gift from Michael Collins to Vincent Mc Gahan in early 1920 for portection during “sorties” to the North and West of Ireland while escorting Michael Collins in his various disguises.
By direct Family Descent to the present Vendor.More details ›
Irish Volunteers: A group of assorted items to include, a Sam Browne with closed Webley holster; an open top Webley Holster and ammunication pouch from Adamson of Dublin. Scarce examples of these used by S.V. in 1916 and the War of Independence. (3)More details ›
Cumann na mBan: A 1916 period Cumann na mban Uniform Belt/Sam Brown, the leather accoutrement with brass clasps and hooks, manufactured by “Callaghan’s” of Dame Street, Dubin, some wear, otherwise fine example.
From a Cumann na mBan Collection and reputed to have been worn during the 1916 Rising. (1)More details ›
I.V. (Irish Volunteers) a good leather Sam Brown Belt with looped brass suspensions and hooks, together with two attached pouches, some wear, otherwise good. (1)More details ›