The Armada table sold at Adam’s Country House Collections sale for €360,000 dates from 1558

Going, going: but not gone. The Armada table of the O’Briens, princes of Thomond, has been sold at auction for €360,000. Made from the timbers of a sh(...)

Armada table (Lot 101, €100,000-€200,000)

From the panoramic to the intimate, the exquisite to the outlandish, all aspects of the Irish country house are celebrated in Adam’s on-site sale at T(...)

The “Ilen” workers: (front row) Br Anthony Keane, John Hegarty, Mary Rose Hegarty; (back row) Gary Mac Mahon, Gene O’Neill, Donal O’Sullivan, Paddy Hegarty, Fachtna O’Sullivan, Ted O’Donovan, Mike Harris, Liam Hegarty, Colm O’Cuilleanain, Mary Jordan. Photograph:  Gary Mac Mahon

When Ireland’ s first round-world yachtsman Conor O’Brien designed and built a 56ft ketch more than 90 years ago, he was not to know that it would bec(...)

A rare set of late 18th-century “Galway” rosary beads: to go under the hammer  next week, estimated at €400-€600

Irish antiques salerooms are, invariably, filled with the trappings of the former gentry that flourished from the 18th to the early 21st century. But (...)

A catalogue from 1950 for the sale of the contents of Shelton Abbey

In summer 2012, more 13,000 people attended the viewing in Mount Congreve, Waterford where Mealy’s and Christie’s jointly hosted a sale of the content(...)