Michael Giffney - 1916 Medal

A medal awarded to Michael Giffney in 1941 for his service in the G.P.O. in 1916. The medal arrived by registered post in January 1942 alongside a card with compliments of the President of Ireland, Douglas Hyde, Easter 1941.

Michael’s Family are originally from Ashford, Co. Wicklow and he is buried close by in Rathnew Cemetery.

Presented by Michael Giffney's son, Michael Giffney at the Wicklow Life 1916 Public Collections Day.

 

Photo:Front view

Front view

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Photo:Rear view

Rear view

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Photo:Complimentary card

Complimentary card

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Photo:Case for medal

Case for medal

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Photo:Ribbon to be worn without medal

Ribbon to be worn without medal

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This page was added by David Kinsella on 28/11/2016.