Content of the home of the late Phil Monahan go under the hammer
Born in a Dundalk labourer’s cottage, the late Phil Monahan found success as a retail property developer, leaving an estate worth €27 million when he died aged 75 in 2003.
With the sale of his Castleknock mansion Somerton House agreed, its contents will go under the hammer tomorrow.
Furniture includes a mahogany breakfront bookcase (€4,000-€6,000), a fine Irish longcase clock by John Boyle of Tullow (€2,000-€2,500), and a 19th century rosewood dining table with gilded,...
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