A levée dress uniform with the rank insignia of a colonel, “accompanied by the appropriate kilt, sporran, plaid, trousers, cross-belt with plate, stockings and kid gaiters”, to be auctioned in Dublin on November 8th

Uniforms worn by British military leader who suppressed 1916 rebellion also to be sold

 An “Asian silver 7-piece tea service”, estimated at €600 to €800 and catalogued as “Presented to Sean Lemass on a visit to UAE”.  However, the United Arab Emirates was only formally established as an independent state in December 1971 – seven months after Lemass died

Items presented to former taoiseach Seán Lemass to go on sale

Mementos from the Irish Sweepstake are among some interesting pieces being auctioned

A marble bust of Benjamin Lee Guinness

Unpublished Oscar Wilde photo snapped up for €7,000 at Adam’s art auction in Slane

‘The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at Rue du Bois’ by Fortunino Matania

Cork specialist responds to growing interest in Ireland’s role in conflict

Sotheby’s Arts of Europe auction

Detail from The Big Apple, New York, which is signed “de Kooning”

Painting signed ‘de Kooning’ sells for €75,000 – 150 times reserve price

A previously unpublished photograph of a young, and then unknown, Oscar Wilde on the steps of Ashford Castle catalogues between €5,000 and €8,000

Final day of viewing at Slane Castle for Adam’s Country House Collections sale

Roderic O’Conor’s Le Châle Bleu sold for a disappointing €10,000

Strong volume sales at the first of autumn auctions

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