An auction on items once belonging to Daniel O’Connell takes place this week.
Among the items up for auction by Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers are a large 19th Century landscape painting of Derrynane House and Abbey, and an ornate jug once owned by “The Liberator”.
The jug is being sold along with a letter written by Daniel O’Connell explaining how it came into his possession
An engraved gold pocket watch commissioned by the ‘Liberator’ with a guide price of €4,000 to €6,000 is also up for auction
The auction takes place Chatsworth Auction House in Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny on Tuesday and Wednesday
A link to see all lots up for auction can be found here.