WICKLOW LIFE COLLECTIONS 1916

Wicklow County Council organised a Collections Day on 17th May 2016 whereby members of the public were invited to present objects, photographs, documents and other memorabilia relating to Wicklow Life in 1916 . As part of this event over 40 different items were digitised and have been added to the county's archival collection.   Below you can view a selection of the items presented and read a bit more about them. We would love to add your stories, photos and memorabilia. You can share these by registering as a user to this site or alternatively by dropping us an e mail at wicklowheritage@gmail.com

 

Page link: 1798 Pike
1798 Pike
Found at Kiloughter, Co. Wicklow
Page link: 1916 And All That (A Personal Account)
1916 And All That (A Personal Account)
A Chapter from Louise Hutton's Book
Page link: 1916 Coins
1916 Coins
Currency of 1916
Page link: A Piece of Nelson's Pillar
A Piece of Nelson's Pillar
Post demolition in 1966
Page link: Alfred Blinco of Wicklow Town
Alfred Blinco of Wicklow Town
His Life, and His Part in the 1916 Rising
Page link: C96 Mauser Pistol, A.K.A. 'Peter the Painter'
C96 Mauser Pistol, A.K.A. 'Peter the Painter'
Weapons of The Easter Rising
Page link: Daly Railway Station, Bray
Daly Railway Station, Bray
Who Was Edward Daly?
Page link: Howth Gun Running, July 1914
Howth Gun Running, July 1914
Newspaper Article
Page link: Irish Dancing Jacket and Shawl
Irish Dancing Jacket and Shawl
Rathdrum Connections
Page link: Jack Shortt of Killoughter
Jack Shortt of Killoughter
Local Security Force (LSF) Medal
Page link: James Keegan of Wicklow Town
James Keegan of Wicklow Town
Merchant Navy Service
Page link: Jean Holt Correspondence
Jean Holt Correspondence
Connection to Daly Train Station, Bray
Page link: Kathleen Griffith
Kathleen Griffith
The Diary of a 21 Year Old During Easter 1916
Page link: Kilcoole Gun Running
Kilcoole Gun Running
Irish Times Article 29th July 1914
Page link: Photo Postcard of Members of the First Dáil
Photo Postcard of Members of the First Dáil
Its Second Meeting April 1919
Page link: Recipe Book
Recipe Book
Handwritten Recipes From A Wicklow Woman
Page link: The Mother and Other Tales
The Mother and Other Tales
A Book By Padraig Pearse
Page link: Weapons of The Easter Rising
Weapons of The Easter Rising
.303 Lee Enfield Rifle
Page link: Weapons Of the Easter Rising
Weapons Of the Easter Rising
Rifles Landed in Kilcoole
Page link: Weapons of The Easter Rising
Weapons of The Easter Rising
Smith and Wesson .44 Hand Ejector Model
Page link: Weapons Of the Easter Rising
Weapons Of the Easter Rising
Webley Mark 1 Revolver
Page link: Weapons of The Easter Rising
Weapons of The Easter Rising
Webley Mark 2 "Bull Dog"
Category link: COMDT. PETER PAUL GALLIGAN
COMDT. PETER PAUL GALLIGAN
Collected Material
Category link: MICHAEL GIFFNEY
MICHAEL GIFFNEY
Collected Material