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Two significant books and manuscripts with Sligo connections have sold at auction for a combined sale price of over €58,000. An extremely rare book gifted by William Butler Yeats to Maud Gonne has been bought for a hammer price of €48,000. The unrecorded illustrated copy of WB Yeats’ The Wonderings…

A number of historical items with links to Sligo went above their estimated prices at the Fonsie Mealy Christmas auction in Dublin yesterday. Items relating to Sligo’s Noble Six were sold for €3,600, far above the expected price of five to seven hundred euro. They were a collection of eight…