Jackie Kennedy with camera. File photograph: Ullstein Bild/Getty Images

Jackie Kennedy’s brief career as a photojournalist included interviewing and photographing Irish diplomats in Washington for St Patrick’s Day in 1952,(...)

The late Tony Ryan bought ‘Double Portrait of Robert Mason, of Masonbrook, Loughrea, Co Galway, and Sara Monck, Both Seated in an Interior, a Landscape Beyond’   at Sotheby’s in 2005 for £21,000

Adams Blackrock, the south Co Dublin auction house, has stolen a march on its bigger rivals by securing the sale of the remaining items from the fine (...)

Detail from “the earliest known depiction of Irish road bowling”  believed to be by Nathaniel Grogan jnr (circa 1765-1820)

Next weekend’s three-day spring antiques and fine art fair will take place in the Ballsbridge Hotel (formerly Jury’s) on Pembroke Road, Dublin 4. Even(...)

Pencil drawing by Sir William Orpen at Hegarty’s auctioneers in Bandon, Co Cork

A set of four pencil drawings of a dog by Sir William Orpen has turned up in a house clearance in west Cork and will go under the hammer in Hegarty Fi(...)

Detail from ‘The Coming of Spring’ sculpture at Christie’s London which made £194,500

Sunday (March 8th) Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Sunday Interiors Auction: 80 per cent of lots sold. An Irish George III silver four(...)

The 32in-high sculpture, described as “a virtuoso rendering of the human form”, goes to auction at Christie’s The Opulent Eye sale in London next Wednesday with a £100,000 top estimate.

“Spring, the sweet spring, is the year’s pleasant king.” So wrote the 17th-century English poet Thomas Nashe – but when does the season actually st(...)

Detail from ‘Portrait of a Grey in a Stable’ by Samuel Spode, which has an estimate of €2,000 -€3,000

Annesley Bridge, which crosses the River Tolka at Fairview in Dublin, opened to the public in 1797. The first stone had been laid five years earlier, (...)

Detail from ‘The Portrait of Gertrude, Countess of Dudley’ by  Sir William Orpen. The painting depicts Gertie Millar  who grew up to be one of most photographed women of the Edwardian era

A portrait of an Edwardian lady by the Stillorgan, Co Dublin-born, Anglo-Irish artist Sir William Orpen is expected to sell for up to £40,000 (€55,000(...)

A saddle rack featuring a cast-iron fox’s head achieved a price of €740 (€150-€200)

Auction Results Tuesday (March 3rd) Oliver Usher Auction Rooms, Kells, Co Meath. A saddle rack featuring a cast-iron fox’s head € 740 (€15(...)

Detail from ‘Cardinal with Cats’ by M Joron, which sold for €2,600 at Sheppard’s

The internet is profoundly changing the Irish fine art and antiques business. At Sheppard’s three-day auction this week more than 70 per cent of the l(...)