Jackie Kennedy and her two children in Gstaad, Switzerland, in January 1966: the photographs are being sold, with a letter from her, at Mealy’s later this month

Another Jackie Kennedy letter has turned up in an Irish saleroom and will be auctioned later this month. Mealy’s Fine Art auctioneers said the (...)

Sir John Lavery’s The Viscountess Castlerosse, Palm Springs, 1938 sold for €50,000 (€50,000-€70,000)

The first art auctions of Dublin’s autumn season were noticeably lacking in top-quality lots. At Whyte’s in the RDS on Monday evening, the top price w(...)

A memoir by Lady Ardilaun includes this photograph of her wearing her ceremonial robes and coronet for the coronation of Edward VII in 1902

Adam’s is temporarily relocating to Slane Castle in Co Meath next week for its sixth annual Country House Collections auction. It is the most inter(...)

Rare first World War leather horse mask, €900-€1,400 at Mealy’s

War Horse, the title of a Steven Spielberg film and a West End musical based on the children’s novel by Michael Morpurgo, reminded 21st-century aud(...)

Get Shirty

Shirt-making was once big business in Northern Ireland – fuelled by Ulster’s linen industry – but has now almost vanished. A family-run company, Smyth(...)

Hilton House, Mullinahone, Co Tipperary

Hilton House, Mullinahone, Co Tipperary “The valley near Slievenamon” – spiritual home of Tipperary hurling fans according to the popular ballad – is (...)

A photograph dating from October 1878 which shows Oscar Wilde at extreme right, then unknown and aged 23, during a house party at Ashford Castle in Co Mayo.

A previously unpublished photograph of Oscar Wilde as a young man has come to light. The photograph shows Wilde, then unknown and aged 23, during a h(...)

Detail from the 19th century, carved-wood humidor with images of the Taj Mahal, €3,000-€5,000  at Sheppard’s Three Day Auction

The sumptuous Taj Mahal in Agra is India’ most famous building – a white marble mausoleum built in the 17th century by a grief-stricken Mughal empe(...)

Study after The Tipperary Hurler by Sean Keating. Keating’s original oil painting, The Tipperary Hurler, was completed in 1928 and exhibited at the Olympic Games in Amsterdam and in New York, and donated to the Hugh Lane Gallery in 1957

With the Kilkenny v Tipperary All-Ireland Hurling Final replay scheduled for this afternoon in Croke Park, the timing could hardly be better for th(...)

Medals, including a Victoria Cross, won by a Tipperary soldier in the British Army have sold for £228,000 (€290,000) at auction in London. The Vict(...)