People, places and things we love

    Accomodation

    • Clontarf Castle Hotel
      4 star hotel 3 miles from Dublin city centre, online reservations. This is one of our regular venues for antiques fairs, and is a really lovely hotel in a quiet residential arrea of Dublin.
    • Royal Marine Hotel
      The Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire first opened its doors for business in 1865 and has been a Dublin institution ever since. It is regarded as one of the finest 4 star Hotels in Dublin.
    • The Village at Lyons
      Historic buildings that have been meticulously restored, an idyllic rural setting, lovely canal-side walks, and yet only thirty minutes, quite literally, from the centre of Dublin
    • Trim Castle Hotel
      Trim is a picturesque town set in rolling country side, where ruined castles and towers are glimpsed from every approach.

    Antiques & Collecting

    • ANTIQUES AND ART IRELAND
      Information about Art, Antiques and Auctions in Ireland and around the world, with analysis, reviews and comment by journalist and art expert Des O’Sullivan
    • BCC Antiques Website
      An excellent site with lots of information on antiques and collecting
    • Collect Ireland
      What, where and when of antiques and collecting in Ireland
    • Currency Converter
      Results are indicative only. I have found that this site does not give live exchange rates and the real exchange rate available in your bank will be significantly less.
    • Medal Society of Ireland
      Website of the Medal Society of Ireland
    • Medal.net
      This is an excellent source of information on all aspects of medal collecting and military history
    • Military Medals Online
      The website of Peter Sheen, Ireland’s only full-time military medal dealer, listing hundreds of British, Irish and World orders, decorations and medals for sale, many with extensive research and footnotes.
    • Myantiques
      The Irish Times Antiques & Fine Art page online, this Irish antiques site lists upcoming auctions and fairs, and provides contact details for Irish antique and art dealers
    • Royal Dublin Fusiliers
      Official website of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association.
    • The Stamp Collector
      Extensive listing of stamp collecting information, rare speciality philatelic books, plus stamps and postal history for sale. Excellent reference source for dealers and collectors, listing publications, events, news and contacts in numerous countries.
    • Woodview House Antiques
      Woodview House dates back to the middle of the 18th century and carries all the hallmarks of the Georgian period. Woodview House is nestled in parkland overlooking the River Slaney in North Wexford which is famous for its salmon and trout fishing.

    Blogroll

    Food and Drink

    • Odeon Nite Bar
      Unwind in the comfortable surroundings of this historical gem, try the Chef’s Tasting Plates, or the signature cocktails. At the weekend the resident DJ plays all the top tracks from old to new.
    • Unicorn Restaurant and Food Emporium
      Soak up the ambience and enjoy the live music and relaxed atmosphere whilst enjoying one of the Italian influenced European dishes that are on offer.
    • VCC The Vintage Cocktail Club
      In the heart of Dublin city on Crown Alley, the stylish new venue inspired by the 1920s “speakeasy” serves up the largest selection of signature cocktails Dublin has ever seen.

    Retail

    • Harmony Dry Cleaners
      Specialists in the care of delicate fabrics such as silk (all fabric variations) lace, satin, chiffon, fur, velvet and all beaded/embroidered/embellished fabrics.
    • McCartans Pharmacy, Sutton Cross
      As well as providing for all your skincare and cosmetics needs the pharmacists are experts on all aspects of medicines, vitamins and herbal remedies.

    Tourism

    Vintage

    • After Sybil
      “After Sybil” is a haven for those who know the difference between high street fashion trends and ageless style.
    • Anthony Jones Rolls Royce
      Arrive in style in this 1983 vintage Rolls Royce Silver Spirit. Available for weddings, debs and special occasions
    • Breathnach Designs
      Millinery inspired by vintage style, Breathnach Designs is a name fast becoming synonymous with classic glamour and high quality.
    • East73rd Online Vintage Store
      East 73rd is an online store selling an eclectic mix of hand-picked vintage pieces, quirky brands and hand crafted designs.
    • Elsa & Gogo Boutique
      Dedicated to offering affordable vintage one off luxuries combined with newer items, all made in limited numbers, making each piece more special.
    • Furniture Collectables
      Offers vintage 20th century-, Scandinavian- and Dutch design.
    • Fussy Galore
      Fussy Galore is focused on providing excellent value on vintage,   preloved and  retro  clothing for ladies and  gentlemen who prefer the flavour of styles of times gone by.
    • Hair by Joyce Henry Clarke
      For a fantastic vintage hairdo Joyce is available for colour, cuts, extensions and blow-dry’s in the comfort of your own home.
    • Hayworth Vintage
    • Marianne Flood
      Hats and fascinators inspired by period fashion.
    • Mid Century Online
    • Miss Daisy Blue
      A small Vintage treasure in Cork City with beautiful clothing from the 1940s right through to the 80s
    • Pretty Polly
      The ultimate must have accessory for stylish women, complement your gorgeous vintage dress with fabulous stockings and tights from Pretty Polly.
    • Retrostart
      RetroStart is an online directory with 1000+ links to websites concerning vintage mid-century modern design.
    • Strictly Vintage
      Fantastic vintage jewellery and fashion
    • Vintage Clothing

    Vintage Entertainment & Lifestyle

    • Burlesque & Cabaret Social Club
      The Burlesque & Cabaret Social Club is a burlesque and cabaret show held on the third Friday of every month in the home of Irish burlesque, the Sugar Club in Dublin.
    • Daisy Lane
      Daisy Lane specialise in beautiful and creative wedding flowers and bridal bouquets. Their passion lies in bespoke, creative, vintage style floral designs.
    • Dublindy
      All the latest information on Swing Dancing in Ireland.
    • Film Fatale
      Movie lovers, put on your glad rags and step back in time to a nostalgic Saturday night at the movies, immerse yourself in classic films in the sumptuous surroundings of the Sugar Club.
    • Galway Swing
      Galway Swing is the leading swing dance club in the West of Ireland. Galway Swing provides classes, courses, swing dance workshops and social events for swing dancers of all levels.
    • Me Auld China
      Wonderful collections of gorgeous vintage china is available to rent – the perfect way to add a unique and sophisticated charm to any event.
    • Odeon Nite Bar
      Unwind in the comfortable surroundings of this historical gem, try the Chef’s Tasting Plates, or the signature cocktails. At the weekend the resident DJ plays all the top tracks from old to new.
    • Ruby Garnet Make Up
      Complete that perfect vintage look with make-up by Ruby Garnet.
    • VCC The Vintage Cocktail Club
      In the heart of Dublin city on Crown Alley, the stylish new venue inspired by the 1920s “speakeasy” serves up the largest selection of signature cocktails Dublin has ever seen.
    • Waldorf Barbers
      “A Proper Haircut at a Proper Barbershop.”
    • When Poppy met Daisy
      Learn to create your own style with sewing and fashion courses and parties.