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  • A 23,000 bottle of rare Irish whiskey

    An extremely rare 1880’s bottle of Cassidy & Co Monasterevan Whiskey in a sold for 23,000 at Victor Mee’s pub memorabilia sale of The Clermont Collection in Cloverhill, Co. Cavan this week. The unopened hand blown bottle is one of only two known. The other is housed in the Irish Whiskey museum. It had been estimated at 5,000-10,000.

    In latter years the Ballykelly Mill at Monasterevan has been restored by businessman Paddy McKillen. He plans to open a distillery and visitor centre on the site and revive the local heritage of producing fine whiskey.

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