Sunday 18 March 2018

Discovery . . . Typical . . . Tasteful idea . . . Death

Further to Allison Bray's report on the restoration of the scagliola tabletop ('Rare antique table gets a makeover', Irish Independent, January 27), I would like to add that I discovered the elaborate console base in a store of the Office of Public Works last year, where it had lain forgotten and unidentified for decades. The discovery was published in 'Country Life' magazine on June 29, 2009.

Joe McDonnell
Dublin 7

  • I read with interest that the Civil Service is going on a 'go slow', not answering the phones in the morning and so on.

No change there then!

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