All Hallows College:  The former seminary, now a third-level college, is on the verge of closure. Photograph: Cyril Byrnew

The former seminary, now a third-level college, is on the verge of closure

Valuation day at Sotheby’s Dublin

An 18th-century house, on three acres, has seven bedrooms and huge, high-ceilinged reception rooms

Workmen found what they thought was an old press or bathroom cabinet and were about to dump it into a skip when Fr John O’Reilly asked them to leave it to one side

Piece found when presbytery outbuilding cleared of rubbish to convert it into parish office

Bobby Campion (centre) with Jack Moyney’s extended family at the official opening of a first World War museum at Bob’s Bar in Durrow, Co Laois. Photograph: Alan Betson

Jack Moyney, a sergeant in the Irish Guards regiment, was awarded in 1917

A collection of early 20th-century mugshots of Irish emigrants in America sold for €540

Nickey Rackard’s medal makes €17,500 - a record at auction, while mugshots make over estimate

Queen Elizabeth meeting Jack Moyney and others at a ceremony in London in 1962.

Exhibition on life of Jack Moyney opens in Bob’s Bar in Durrow, Co Laois today

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