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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Portrait of Kathleen Clarke and her sons

Group portrait of Kathleen Clarke in mourning clothes and her sons John Daly Clarke, Tom Clarke and Emmet Clarke, taken in the aftermath of the execution of her husband Tom Clarke in 1916

Clarke, Thomas James (‘Tom’) (1858–1916) | Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Curated Collection--Leaders of the Rising

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Letter from Sir John Maxwell to Mrs. Lillie Connolly

Letter from Sir John Maxwell to Mrs. Lillie Connolly [widow of James Connolly] regarding her attempts to retrieve her husband's personal affects.

Maxwell, Sir John Grenfell (1859–1929) | Curated Collection--Leaders of the Rising | Curated Collection--Women and the Rising

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Portraits 1916 - Min Ryan

Mary Josephine ('Min') Ryan was the sweetheart of Seán MacDiarmada, leader and signatory of the Proclamation. On the eve of his execution Min and her younger sister Phyllis went to see Seán in Kilmainham Gaol. Despite the fact that they would never see each other again, Seán’s mo

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

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Raffle Ticket

Ticket stub for an raffle to raise money for the construction of the Ashe Memorial Hall, Tralee, Co. Kerry (now Kerry County Museum).

Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Curated Collection--Women and the Rising | Curated Collection--Dublin Collection Day Dec. 09 2015

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Photograph of Nora Ashe

Photograph of Nora Ashe sitting on a motorcycle, 1915 -1916.

Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Curated Collection--Dublin Collection Day Dec. 09 2015 | Curated Collection--Women and the Rising

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Movement of Extremists

The report of 21 June 1915 records visits to the shop of Thomas J Clarke, 75 Parnell Street, by Thomas Byrne and Arthur Griffith, followed at various stages by James Murray, Ben Parsons, William O’Leary Curtis, Joseph McGuinness and Diarmuid Lynch, who called briefly following hi

Curated Collection--Women and the Rising | Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Republicanism

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McDonagh family portrait

Donagh MacDonagh lying on cushion on sofa with Muriel Gifford MacDonagh and Thomas MacDonagh seated on either side of him and looking down at him]

MacDonagh, Thomas (1878–1916) | MacDonagh, Donagh (1912–68) | Gifford MacDonagh, Muriel Enid (1884–1917)

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Thomas Ashe memorial hall

Photograph of Thomas Ashe memorial hall, Tralee, Co. Kerry.

Ashe, Thomas (Tomás Ághas) (1885–1917) | Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Curated Collection--Women and the Rising

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Postcard

Postcard sent from Mary Mackey to her mother from Wales. Mary's brothers Michael and Lawrence were members of the Irish Volunteers and were involved in the fighting at the GPO during the Rising. Both were taken prisoner and interned in Frongoch. The postcard was sent when Mary vi

Ireland--History--Civil War, 1922-1923 | Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Curated Collection--Impact of the Rising

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Diary of Father Aloysius

This diary was purchased at auction by the donor. It is signed by William Patrick Travers himself, though the main text is likely transcribed from his original account published by the Capuchins.

Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Republicanism | Curated Collection--Dublin Collection Day Dec. 09 2015

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Draft will of Joseph Mary Plunkett

Letter from Joseph Mary Plunkett to Grace Gifford written from Richmond Barracks informing her that he has no idea what the British intend to do with him and asking her to marry him.

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

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