Bullet embedded in brick

Portion of a brick in which is embedded a bullet, fired by the firing party which executed Mr Francis Sheehy Skeffington at Portobello Barracks, 26 April 1916; the bullet passed through the body of Mr. Sheehy Skeffington.

Skeffington, Francis Sheehy- (1878–1916) | Skeffington, (Johanna) Hanna Sheehy - (1877–1946) | Scannell, Francis McLoughlin

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Photograph of Robert Monteith

Autographed photo of Robert Monteith, in Roger Casement's Irish Brigade uniform, dedicated to Gerard Healy (Consul General in New York).

Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Curated Collection--The Rising and Beyond | Nationalism

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Key to Larkfield House

Joseph Mary Plunkett's key of Larkfield House, Kimmage.

Gifford, Grace (Evelyn) (1888–1955) | Plunkett, Joseph Mary (1887–1916) | Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916

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Patrick Pearse's sword stick

Sword-stick that belonged to Patrick Pearse. This walking cane, which conceals a sword blade, was given to a friend by Mrs Margaret Pearse as a memento after her son’s execution.

Pearse, Patrick Henry (1879–1916) | Curated Collection--Leaders of the Rising | Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916

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Rosary beads belonging to Joseph Plunkett

A set of rosary beads that belonged to Joseph Plunkett. He gave them to Sergeant William Hand, a soldier of the Sherwood Foresters and a member of the firing squad that executed Plunkett. Some time later Hand gave it to his cousin, Dora, before he went to fight in France. He was

Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Curated Collection--Leaders of the Rising | Plunkett, Joseph Mary (1887–1916)

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Hat worn by Michael Mallin

The hat worn by Michael Mallin during the Rising, and pierced by a bullet on the second or third day of the fighting. The hat was returned to his wife, Agnes, by a British Army officer on the day following her husband’s execution.

Curated Collection--Leaders of the Rising | Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Revolutionaries

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Straight razor that belonged to William Pearse

A straight razor that belonged to William Pearse. He left the razor to be sharpened at M. Keogh’s Haircutting Rooms at 30 Upper Camden Street shortly before Easter 1916. It was never collected, and was kept by the shop owner as a memento of William.

Pearse, William (‘Willie’) (1881–1916) | Revolutionaries | Curated Collection--Leaders of the Rising

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Cards belonging to Thomas MacDonagh

This pack of playing cards was found in the cell occupied by Thomas MacDonagh in Kilmainham Jail, and given to Sr M. Francesca, MacDonagh’s sister, after his execution.

Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Curated Collection--Leaders of the Rising | Revolutionaries

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Map of destroyed Dublin

Map of the GPO and surrounding area issued by the Hibernian Fire and General Insurance Co. Ltd, showing buildings that were destroyed or damaged by fire during Easter Week 1916.

Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Buildings--Blast effects | Curated Collection--Impact of the Rising

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Seán MacDiarmada's pocket watch

This pocket watch was given by Seán MacDiarmada to his friend Barney Mellows (brother of Liam Mellows) in Room 46 of Richmond Barracks on 8th May, a few days before his execution. Mellows had it inscribed ‘VIII/V/1916’ in memory of that day.

Curated Collection--Leaders of the Rising | Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Mac Diarmada (MacDermott), Seán (1883–1916)

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Buttons from Micheal O’Hanrahan's uniform

On the night of 3rd May, Eily and Áine O’Hanrahan were summoned to Kilmainham Jail to see their brother, Michael, before his execution. These buttons, from Michael’s uniform tunic, were given by him to his sisters in his cell during their last moments together. They later had the

O'Hanrahan, Michael (Ó hAnnracháin, Micheál) (1877–1916) | O'Hanrahan, Eily | Curated Collection--Leaders of the Rising

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Sketch of Thomas Kent's cell

A sketch of the cell occupied by Thomas Kent at Cork Detention Barracks up to the moment of his execution on 9th May 1916. The drawing was made by a republican prisoner detained in the same cell in 1922, during the Irish Civil War.

Kent (Ceannt), Thomas (1865–1916) | Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Curated Collection--Leaders of the Rising

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