Bayonet, Wilkinson No. 549077.
Bayonet, some rust, with the serial number 510077 and made by Wilkinson. Carries some rust. A hole in the handle indicates an early modern (Spring 1916) date. Found with scabbard. Good condition.
This bayonet was found by Garda Reidy in Vandeuler Wood, Kilrush on 18 December 2005 while searching for something else. It was in storage at Kilrush Garda Station until its donation to the museum by Garda Conor Flaherty.