Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Michael O'Hanrahan
Michael O'Hanrahan (Micheál Ó hAnnrachain, 1877 – 4 May 1916) is another one of the 1916 Leaders who is not universally known. He was born in New Ross, Coun…
Rare sighting of a smiling Eamon de Valera
According to our catalogue, this was the Irish Republican Party (Sinn Féin) photographed on Monday, 10 July 1922 presumably in Dublin. However, as Cathal Brugha is present in this photo (thanks to Yellabelly* for identification), and he died on Friday, 7 July 1922 then we need help to ascertain the correct date for this photo. Some of the figures are readily identifiable, most obviously Eamon de Valera captured smiling. That is Margaret Pearse, mother of Patrick Pearse, partially obscured by…
Photo found in attic a 'who's who' of Easter 1916 revolutionaries
A DUSTY old photograph discovered in the attic of a Dublin home almost 100 years after it was taken has turned out to be a 'who's who' of the 1916 Rising.
Pact Committee March 1922. Left to right, front row: Mrs. Ceanant, Mr. E. Duggan, Dr. Kathleen Lynn, President Arthur Griffiths, President Éamon de Valera, General Michael Collins, Harry Boland, Mrs. Sheehy Skeffington. Middle row: Mrs. Wyse Power, George Lyons, Farrell Figgis, Mr. Murnaghan, Mr. A. Stack, and Dr. Dillon. Top row: Sean Milroy, Walter Cole, Sean MacCaoilte, P. O’Hanrahan, P. O’Keefe.