The tiara, believed to date from the 1930, was once owned by the Honourable Doreen O’Brien, a daughter of the14th Baron of Dromoland Castle, Co Clare

Sheppard’s ended a busy year with a one-day sale in Durrow, Co Laois, on Tuesday where the top lot was, to general surprise, Lot 514, “two polychrome (...)

The classic piece is made of gold decorated with “in excess of 14 carat of diamonds”, and comes in its original leather case

A diamond tiara owned by the late Doreen O’Brien, a daughter of the 14th Baron Inchiquin, is likely to attract considerable interest at Sheppa(...)

 Lord Mayor of Dublin Oisin Quinn and Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan join pupils from St Anne’s Community College, Killaloe, Co Clare, at the launch of  events to commemorate Brian Boru and the Battle of Clontarf of 1014, at Trinity College Dublin today.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

At the launch of a year-long celebration of the life and death of High King Brian Boru in Trinity College this morning, a security guard briefly inter(...)