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Football jerseys, fridge magnets and a sex toy: Just some of the 1916 merch you can buy

They could all be yours.

MERCHANDISE AROUND ANY event is pretty varied.

But it seems that 1916 is being taken to the extreme in this regard.

While it’s been going on for a long time, the emblazoning of everything kicked off in earnest in January when O’Neills released a 1916 commemorative jersey with the Proclamation on the back.

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But what else is available?

IrishShopper.ie say that their top sellers so far include this €110 clock.

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This €29.99 GPO scene mug and Proclamation tea towel set.

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And this €79.95 29cm bronze statue of Padraig Pearse reading the Proclamation. 

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They also sell a set of 1916 fridge magnets (€23.99).

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A Proclamation in a tin candle (€19.99). It’s scented like lily and sage grass.

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And replica of the car in which Michael Collins was shot dead (€75). 

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Sinn Féin’s online store is selling these jogging pants (€29.99).

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And this shopping bag (€7.99).

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Ebay is full of stuff, including a service medal valued at €24,000.

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And then there’s this. Sex Siopa is selling an Irish flag dildo (€70).

Owner Shawna Scott says it’s her way of of commemorating the centenary “the only way I knew how”.

“When we look back on our history, we also need to take the time to reflect where we currently are as a country and what kind of challenges we face in creating the Ireland we want to see in the future.”

To that end, she is donating €5 of each sale to the Abortion Rights Campaign.

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See any 1916 merchandise? Send it to paulhosford@thejournal.ie

Read: Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day

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