1916-1966 Rising Survivors Medal

Here we have a nice example of the Irish 1916 Rising Survivors medal, nicely stamped. This is from Jerry McCarthy’s collection. Thanks for the pics, Jerry.

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  1. Peter December 30, 2010 at 7:38 pm

    Hello,
    My grandfather was Laurence Regan who defended the Four Courts.
    Does anyone have any information on him please, also are there any medals out there with his name on? I believe he received a military funeral with Jack Lynch present in the 70’s
    Yours gratefully,
    Peter

  2. Bobby July 29, 2011 at 1:39 am

    What type of metal was used to make this medal?

  3. Frank November 16, 2011 at 8:49 pm

    Always loved this period of history especially since i aquired recently, 2 letters from Frongoch in which he is thanking his brother in law for sending him cigarettes etc. Also obtained, the Comhrac medal and Emergency medal with certificate belonging to the son of the recipient of the above letter. he went on and joined the regular army 26th battalion and i have all his pictures in uniform.Just thought id share this with fellow history boffins.

  4. Noel Aspill May 16, 2013 at 6:48 am

    My Uncle William murphy served in the movement from 1912 to 1924.service includes howth gunrunning,GPO,war of independance,served time in Belfast and Brixton jails,I am interested in obtaining an surviors medal as he died in US 1966.

  5. brendano April 16, 2016 at 12:21 pm

    Could peter please contact me as I have information that is of interest to him

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