The medals upon which our Framed 1916 Active Service Medals and 1916 Active Service Medals Presentation Boxes are based were commissioned by the then Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland, Eamon de Valera, to mark the 25th anniversary of the Rising in 1941. Some 2,500 were produced and issued in total, either to the men themselves,.. read more →

As we offer our 1916 souvenir gifts of Framed 1916 Active Service Medals and 1916 Active Service Medals Presentation Boxes, here is a collection of 20 facts about the Easter 1916 Rising itself: The seven men who planned the Rising were Thomas Clarke, Sean McDermott, Patrick Pearse, Eamonn Ceannt, Joseph Plunkett, James Connolly, and Thomas.. read more →

02 May 2016
May 2, 2016

The story of the Easter Rising 1916

In this centenary year of the Easter Rising of 1916, and in light of our offerings of Framed 1916 Active Service Medals and 1916 Active Service Medals Presentation Boxes, it is fitting to look back on the events of that momentous time. The Rising was mostly based in Dublin city centre. It began on Easter.. read more →