Fine Arts

Raise a glass to the past: Guinness, whiskey and vintage mirrors at centre of pub memorabilia sale

Cheers to nostalgia: Guinness, whiskey, and classic cigarette brands the highlight of pub memorabilia sale

An extremely rare Sir John Power and Son Dublin Whiskey advertising mirror is one of the many items for sale at a two-day auction of the contents of the former Cannon’s pub

Co Cavan-based auctioneer Victor Mee is hosting a mammoth two-day auction of pub memorabilia, collectables, vintage advertising and relics of social history including an extensive collection from one of Ireland’s most legendary pubs, Cannon’s of Market Street, Castlebar.

Starting on Tuesday, the 1,214-lot sale sees the contents of Cannon’s, which closed its doors in 1989 but has remained practically frozen in time, a gallery of local and national history according to the auctioneer.

Nicknamed ‘The ...