About Antique chairs

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We are Pepie O’Sullivan and Nigel Barnes. We’ve been running our antique chair restoration business is operated from our home at Clooneenagh House in west County Clare , Ireland . We restore and sell antique furniture. We  love working with  objects made from quality materials with expert workmanship.


As we approach retirement we been joined by Conor Deasy .

Conor will continue to work with our guidance here and gradually take over the restoration side of the business.

If you need advice about identifying and restoring your antique furniture  Conor or us

Contact us If you need a quotation for any of the following:

  • Restoration, repair and re-upholstery .
  • Replacement of missing or damaged parts, veneers, French polish and finishes.
  • Replacement cane, sugán and
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  • Traditionally made Irish country chairs.

We give tuition and run courses on all aspects of antique
furniture restoration, woodwork, French polish, upholstery, clocks and chair-making.

We are not open to the public except by appointment but you can e-mail or telephone us or even

write to us and we will reply to you. If you need advice or an estimate contact us .Please note that we do not buy, or sell, modern manufactured chairs.



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Nigel occasionally lectures on the social history of furniture and is co-author of



Maintaining Longcase Clocks, An owner’s guide to Maintenance, Restoration and Conservation 


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