1818 Kilkenny Bank, Five Pounds Sterling, dated 11 November 1818, for James Loughnan, signed by him. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

O’Brien Banknote Guide: The Kilkenny Bank / Loughnan’s Bank 1800-1820

Introduction: Loughnan’s Bank was first registered on 23rd September 1800, by Connel Loughnan and John Helsham, who became Lord Mayor of Kilkenny in 1804. It opened shortly after the Williams & Finn Bank established itself in Kilkenny City. John Helsham was the fourth member of his family to become Lord Mayor of Kikenny, following 1679…

c. 1804 Deenagh Mills, Killarney, One Guinea (One pound, two shillings & ninepence)

Early Irish Banknotes: Killarney, Deanagh Mills (One Guinea) 180_ (un-issued)

Deanagh Mills Tradesman’s Note This establishment was never registered as a ‘bank’ per se and, as a result, its notes are listed as a Tradesman Issue in the Paper Money of Ireland catalogue. That said, their banknotes were produced to a high standard and the surviving banknotes (usually un-issued) are of good quality and usually…