Monday January 27, 2020

Reilly’s stately home gives up its trinkets and treasures

The entire contents of Loughton House in Co Offaly will go on sale later this month

25th September, 2016
A 1939 Daimler, registered to the British admiralty and reputedly used by Winston Churchill, 12,000-18,000

The tiny Co Offaly village of Moneygall is about to experience the largest volume of traffic since US president Barack Obama visited in 2011. The event is the four-day sale of the contents of Loughton House, which was recently put up for sale by its owner, former minister for health James Reilly. The sale also includes items from other important clients.

The 2,573 lots range from an 18th-century gold freedom box (€10,000-€15,000) to a humble Famine...

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