Letters written by the Vicereine, Lady Wimborne, wife of the then Viceroy, and effectively Ireland’s “first lady” at the time of the 1916 Rising.

Vicereine’s letters from Dublin to her mother in England in 1916 to be auctioned

‘Study for October Morning, Church Warsop, Nottinghamshire’ goes under the hammer on November 11th

‘Study for October Morning, Church Warsop, Nottinghamshire’ has an estimate of €2,000-€3,000

‘Still Life, Vase with Daisies and Poppies’ was painted just weeks before Van Gogh’s death

‘Still Life, Vase with Daisies and Poppies’ one of few works sold in artist’s lifetime

The map is contained in an atlas made in Venice in 1468. Photograph:  Christie’s

First map to show Ireland not just part of British Isles

The souvenir programme, signed in pencil on the cover by Michael Collins (in Irish as Micheál Ó Coileáin) and a ticket for the concert will be auctioned in Whyte’s history auction on November 8th

Programme signed by Collins in Irish included among items for sale

Michael Mallin and Countess Markievicz being escorted away by government troops, Easter Rising 1916. Photograph: National Museum of Ireland

Countess Markievicz complained of loss of Dublin Mean Time in previously unpublished letter

David Collins: his friendship with Madonna  is recalled in two photographic prints, dated 2006, by Steven Klein titled Madonna Rides Again. Photograph: Luke White/The Interior Archive
All in good taste

The estate of David Collins – the ‘charming Prada-suited Irishman who became the set-designer for ‘Cool Britannia’ – is to be sold(...)

A marble bust of Homer by Francis Harwood, previously the property of a parish priest of Kilcullen, has an estimate of between £70,000 and £100,000 at Sotheby’s London

Sotheby’s to sell another Irish “find” in London sale of Old Masters

The cabinet or kunstkammer is described as representing “a zenith in continental decorative furniture-making”

Cabinet in Bonhams auction is made of ebony, silver and Italian ‘pietre dure’ panels

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