Seamus Fahy

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Co-founder of Merrion Vaults Seamus Fahy says clients are spending an average of between €7,000 and €10,000. Photograph: Mark Nixon

Irish people are spending more on gold as they buy the precious metal to safeguard wealth against Covid-19’s economic impact, according to one major s(...)

According to Seamus Fahy,  co-founder of Merrion Vaults, most security experts agree that home safes do not cut the risk of theft. Photograph: iStock

Fear of burglaries is prompting homeowners and business people to store valuables away from their properties. Merrion Vaults, which rents safe deposi(...)

Merrion Vaults Co-founder Seamus Fahy noted on Wednesday that gold was trading at more than €1,350 an ounce, a 30 per cent increase over the last two years.

The coronavirus crisis has sparked a rush for gold and safety deposit boxes, according to one Irish business. Merrion Vaults, which rents out safety (...)

Merrion Vaults owner, Seamus Fahy, posing inside the vaults.

Founding owner of Dublin based Voltaire Diamonds and co-founder of the Merrion Vaults, Séamus Fahy says he is “Brexit ready”. Having launched Voltair(...)

Look out for pre-lit Christmas trees to remove the annual light detangling from your to-do list

Turkey bought? Done. List made and checked twice? Check. Champagne on ice? Of course. Yet even the best-laid plans can be derailed by last-minute issu(...)

Merrion Vaults founder Séamus Fahy: “They are saying that they worried about sterling’s weakness.” Photograph: The Irish Times

Fears over sterling’s weakness and Brexit have prompted increasing numbers of people in Northern Ireland to buy gold and store it south of the Border,(...)

Séamus Fahy:  Merrion Vaults  runs a purpose-built safety deposit box facility on Dublin’s South Cumberland Street

Safekeeping specialist Merrion Vaults is spending up to €2 million on an expansion that will see it open new safety deposit box centres in Liverpool’s(...)

When you open a safety-deposit box, you will be invited to list a number of people who will be allowed to access the box. In the event of your death, if no person is named on your account, the box will form part of your estate

It’s the end of an era for banks as a vault for safekeeping key items belonging to customers, including legal documents such as property deeds. No lon(...)

Bullion can be bought and held in varying amounts ranging from 950 for a Krugerrand to €32,000 for a single kilo bar. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Ireland’s first gold sales and storage service has opened for business in Dublin. Up to 10 new jobs are to be created at Merrion Gold ove(...)

Rena Maycock and Feargal Harrington who run Intro Matchmaking

Many single people in their 30s and older find bars and clubs hostile environments in which to meet somebody, and can find themselves increasingly iso(...)