Fine Irish furniture, an antique pierced steel helmet reputedly owned by Sir Thomas Wentworth, the harp owned by Derek Bell of The Chieftains, and a set of bagpipes used at Fenian gatherings in West Cork gives some idea of the range and breadth of the Guinness family collections to be sold in Naas today.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015
Shares in Diageo — owner of Guinness and Smirnoff vodka — fell yesterday after it said the Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into its distribution practices in the US, adding to its woes as frustrated investors question the performance of the distiller’s chief executive officer.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
Three men have been found guilty of planning to murder former loyalist leader Johnny ”Mad Dog” Adair; Former Fine Gael strategist Frank Flannery has said that gender quotas have made it "difficult" for young, ambitious men; Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has said that says the proposed 50c per hour increase in the minimum wage is a balanced compromise.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015