[Booklet of eight Oghlaigh a hÉireann Irish Republican Army Derby Sweep June 1935 tickets numbered H 2873 - H 2880].
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Booklet of eight Oghlaigh a hÉireann Irish Republican Army Derby Sweep June 1935 tickets numbered H 2873 - H 2880; all tickets alike and unused, with original stubs also intact. Printed on light blue coloured paper with brown and green ink used on ticket, highlightign illustrations. The first ticket numbered H 2873, featuring at bottom left of ticket an illustration of "The Asgard Entering Howth Harbour" and at top right of ticket an illustration of the Irish Volunteers under the title "The Return From Howth" - both illustrations referring to the delivery of Mauser M1871 11 mm single-shot rifles and 29,000 rounds of its black powder ammunition by the Asgard to the Irish Volunteers at the harbour of Howth, Co. Dublin on 26 July 1914. Printed on ticket: "Win £30,000 Derby Sweep £100 in cash prizes & 100 Hospital Sweep Tickets. Draw will take place in 41 Parnell Sq. Dublin at 8 p.m., on Friday, 31st May . List of prizes First horse £25 Second horse £15 Third horse £10 [Tickets] £1 each and two hospital sweep tickets to drawers of horses from final acceptances. Sellers prizes...First horse £5 Second horse £3 Third horse £1.... results will be published in the "Irish Press" on Monday 3rd June 1935 and in current issue of "An Phoblacht"". Printed underneath at bottom of ticket "Howth Gun-Running, July 1914" and "Clontarf, Bachelors Walk" and "1914". Ticket stub intact, with space left for the name and address of the purchaser and the name and address of the seller. Underneath this is printed "Counterfolis and remittances to be returned to Michael Fitzpatrick, 12 Andrew Street, Dublin, before Tuesday, 28th May, 1935".
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Dublin : [s.n.], June 1935.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 booklet [8 tickets] ; 18 x 7 cm.
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Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.