Detail from The Fishing Fleet by Paul Henry

Tuesday (Dec 2nd) De Veres, Art & Design Auction, Bewley’s Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin. 70 per cent of lots sold. Mayo Road by Donald Teskey €19(...)

Detail from Robert Taylor  Carson’s ‘Lighting Up (Old Dan)’, which  is estimated at €6,000-€9,000

Dublin’s penultimate art auction of the year goes on view at the Minerva Suite in the RDS, Ballsbridge on Saturday where Morgan O’Driscoll’s Auctionee(...)

A Cartier plantinum ring set with “an intense yellow brilliant-cut diamond weighing 7.06 carats” at Adam’s (€200,000-€400,000)

Three major jewellery auctions in Dublin next week may help to solve some Christmas shopping conundrums for men – always a fraught business. The Te(...)

Detail from Claddagh Quay, Galway, by Cecil Maguire. The painting is up for auction  with some other items in the ESB art collection. It is expected to fetch up to €5,000.

Ireland’s State-owned electricity company, the ESB, is to sell a substantial portion of its corporate art collection by public auction. The sale is th(...)

A painting by Lord of the Dance star Michael Flatley sold at auction in Sheppard’s Art Auction on Thursday night for €22,500.

A painting by Lord of the Dance star Michael Flatley sold at auction in Sheppard’s Art Auction on Thursday night for €22,500. The painting, titled ‘Ro(...)

The Desert Charge by Aloysius O’Kelly, which sold for €11,500 at Whyte’s art auction in the RDS

Monday , November 24rd Whyte’s Important Irish Art, RDS, Dublin 4 – 81 per cent of lots sold. The Desert Charge by Aloysius O’Kelly €11,500 (€6,(...)

Connemara Cottages by Paul Henry

The Irish art market has had a lacklustre year but Adam’s has kept the “good stuff” until the end. Three artists: Paul Henry, Walter Frederick Osborne(...)

Markey masterpiece:  next Tuesday’s De Veres’ auction in Ballsbridge will include 12 lots by Markey Robinson including Unloading the Catch

Markey Robinson is one of the best-known names in Irish art yet he’s shrouded in mystery. He was born David Marcus Robinson in Belfast in 1918 and die(...)

The portrait of the famous Victorian jockey Fred Archer was painted by Rosa Corder in 1883

Sheppard’s is holding an unprecedented “mini-season” of auctions on four consecutive days next week – daily at 10.30am and also broadcast online – sta(...)

World-class fans

Fans were once essential fashion accessories on formal occasions but are now rarely used except by ladies of a certain age in Mediterranean countri(...)