Saturday 1 October 2016

In search of attic treasures dating back to 1916 . . .

Published 30/01/2016 | 02:30

Ian Whyte with some of the items that will be on display including an original 1916 Proclamation and a Smith and Wesson revolver used by the Irish Volunteers. Photo: Fergal Phillips
Ian Whyte with some of the items that will be on display including an original 1916 Proclamation and a Smith and Wesson revolver used by the Irish Volunteers. Photo: Fergal Phillips
Ian Whyte with Joseph Plunkett’s 1916 medal, which was awarded to his widow in 1941. Photo: Fergal Phillips

Auctioneers hope that forgotten treasures from 1916 that have been hidden in dusty attics will come to light at a special Irish Independent reader event this weekend.

  • Go To

In partnership with Whyte's auctioneers, the '1916 in your attic' event is an opportunity to see rare items from the Easter Rising. An original Proclamation and Joseph Plunkett's posthumous medal will be among the items on display.

We are inviting readers to bring in any 1916-related memorabilia as Ian Whyte and his team of experts will be on hand to give valuations.The Irish Independent and Whyte's '1916 in your Attic' event runs from 11am-4pm this Sunday, January 31, at the Gresham Hotel, O'Connell Street, Dublin. Admission is free.

Irish Independent

Read More

Promoted articles

Editor's Choice

Also in Irish News