Mount Vesuvius Erupting, a painting from the 19th-century Neapolitan School, made €3,400 (€700-€1,000)

There were some very strong prices – and some big surprises – during the two-day Chatsworth fine art sale at Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers which ended o(...)

A section of the ‘Saint Francis Xavier preaching in the Orient’ window from Harry Clarke Studios which sold for €31,000 at an auction on Tuesday night. Photograph: Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers.

An un-named Jesuit priest was the top bidder in a fiercely-contested auction on Tuesday night of stained glass church windows made by the renowned (...)

British medal awarded to Frederick Stephens “for services rendered at Beggars Bush Barracks during Rebellion 1916”.

A rare British medal awarded to a Terenure bookseller for service during the 1916 Rising has come to light after almost 100 years. The previously unr(...)

A ‘possibly unique collection’ of the personal belongings of an Irish officer in the British Army during the first World War is estimated to sell for €1,000-€1,500

A collection of the personal belongings of an Irish officer in the British Army during the first World War has come to light in Co Meath and will be a(...)

Mount Vesuvius towers over the Italian city of Naples. Photograph: Getty Images

See Naples. And sigh. Formerly the glorious capital of a separate kingdom, Italy’s third-largest city – after Rome and Milan – spiralled into decline (...)

“The Wild Atlantic Way, Sleagh Head, Co Kerry” by Ivan Sutton: at the De Veres online art and design auction on July 21st

Auction Results: Wednesday (July 15th) Mealy’s, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny (71 per cent of lots sold). A 28in-high bronze figure of Michael Colli(...)

Detail from a painting by George Campbell, who spent much of his working life in Spain

Adam’s is holding its annual summer loan show which this year features paintings by George Campbell and other mid-20th century Northern Ireland artist(...)

Donegal carpet sold for €18,000 at Mealy’s sale on Wednesday

An exceptionally large Donegal carpet, believed to be one of the biggest ever made in the former Killlybegs factory, sold for €18,000 at Mealy’s sale (...)

A late 19th century “South American bird-feather fan” adorned with taxidermy of a hummingbird

The Victorian novelist Charles Dickens was also a prolific – and wonderful – journalist. He was the founder, in 1859, and editor of a weekly magazi(...)

The Road Beside The River by Jack B Yeats goes to auction at Christie’s

Auction Results Monday (July 6th) Mullen’s Laurel Park, Woodbrook, Bray, Co Wicklow. An ebonised, brass-inlaid and red-tortoiseshell-inlaid(...)