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