May 29, 2020
The finishing of all movement parts is so breathtakingly precise and perfect that many watch collectors, with the help of a big loupe, will be admiring his work while their jaws hit the table.
September 12, 2018
Time is right for the Irishman making watches in Switzerland. Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Stephen McGonigle, originally from Athlone, shares his experience of working as a watchmaker in Neuchatel in Switzerland...
July 12, 2018
McGonigle Watches is bringing Irish flair to the traditional Swiss watch industry. Conor Forrest caught up with founder Stephen McGonigle to learn more about the business of mechanical timepieces.
June 24, 2018
The Naked Watchmaker posted this video report on the McGonigle Ceol, our Minute Repeater and the most complicated timepiece in our range. It gives a really good insight into the mechanism and demonstrates just how much work is hidden under the dial.
January 07, 2018
Stephen McGonigle is one of the founding brothers of McGonigle watches. He is one of a new breed of watchmakers making watches in his own style in small numbers of pieces per year both complicated and simple.
December 31, 2017
There is a revolution happening in Ireland – a horological revolution...
November 01, 2017
Made to Last features 50 artisans from around the world and details the products they create, the tools they use and the secrets of their craft.
August 31, 2017
A photographic vision into the heart of watchmaking. Deconstructions with detailed and well-photographed breakdowns of watches and movements.
May 13, 2017
McGonigle Watches might just be the most exquisite watch brand you've never heard of. Ruth O'Connor talks to Stephen McGonigle.
October 31, 2016
Sandra Jordan talks to McGonigle Watches about their life in Ireland, their inspiration, their work and what keeps them passionate about watches.
Masters of Contemporary Watchmaking: Michael Clerizo
November 15, 2009
Today, against the odds, artist craftsmen have triumphantly brought about the renaissance of the mechanical handmade watch. The aesthetic agenda is being set by a group of remarkable independents. This book tells their story, and it is beautifully illustrated with hundreds of examples of their virtuoso work.