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More Bangor for your buck as vintage festival is held

06 August 2018

Every year in the seaside town of Bangor, south of Belfast, a small, local and dedicated team puts on an ambitious month-long programme of concerts, dance, arts and literary events, plus food and wine evenings.

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‘Days Of Wine & Wardrobes’ – tales of an ex-auctioneer in Northern Ireland make for debut novel

17 January 2018

The former owner of Temple Auctions in Northern Ireland, Felicity Graham, has written a novel based on her experiences in the business titled ‘Days Of Wine & Wardrobes’.

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Thousands of Titanic artefacts to be sold after owner goes bankrupt

04 July 2017

A court in the US will decide the fate of more than 5500 Titanic artefacts after the company that owns them filed for bankruptcy.

£2.3m crime spree ends with massive sale without reserve

03 July 2014

Wilsons Auctions of Mallusk and Portadown in Northern Ireland have sold off more than 1000 pieces of sci-fi memorabilia seized by police from a woman who stole £2.3m from her employers.

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Ballyconneely view adds £6200 to the bottom line in Belfast

10 January 2013

The top lot at Ross’s sale in Belfast on December 5 was this painting ‘Ballyconneely Pony Show’ by Kenneth Webb (b.1927).

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Staffordshire figurines at Northern Ireland auction

16 November 2012

The wide-ranging McKee Collection of Staffordshire figurines will feature in McAfee Auctions, November 23, in Ballymoney, County Antrim.

Adam’s take gallery space in Ulster

15 February 2010

DUBLIN auctioneers Adam’s are to open a new office in Northern Ireland – and take over the running of one of the province’s leading commercial galleries.

A box that helped grand plans go up in smoke…

02 May 2003

BELFAST was the city that built the Titanic and the connection between the doomed liner and the Northern Irish capital has always been strong. The news of the tragedy was devastating to the thousands of men who had worked on the ship, their families, and to all the people of Belfast, perhaps none more so than James Lord Pirrie, uncle of Thomas Andrews, the designer of the Titanic and chairman of Harland & Wolff, the famous shipyard where it was built.

A venerable event is reborn to challenge for the Irish title

29 August 2002

PLANS are well advanced for what looks set to become the major antiques fair of Belfast and, if the pre-launch activity is anything to judge by, Antiques and Arts International will be a contender for Ireland’s top fair.

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