Detail of  a walnut musical grandfather clock made by Douwe Jelles Tasma in the Dutch town of Grouw in 1820, for auction with an estimate of €6,000-€8,000

The first auction of the year at south Co Dublin auctioneers Adams Blackrock has an unexpected Dutch feel. The Fine Art & Interiors auction, on Tu(...)

The 1916 Rising medal posthumously awarded to Joseph Plunkett, one of the seven signatories of the Proclamation, has turned up and will be sold at auction in Dublin in March.

The 1916 Rising medal posthumously awarded to Joseph Plunkett, one of the seven signatories of the Proclamation, has turned up and will be sold at auc(...)

Copy of the 1916 Proclamation reputedly taken out of the GPO by James Ryan. It is due to be auctioned in Dublin in April.

A copy of the 1916 Proclamation, reputedly salvaged from the burning ruins of the GPO by the medical officer to the rebels, has come to light and is t(...)

The keys which are said to have been found in the ruins of the GPO

A set of keys reputedly found in the ruins of the GPO after the Rising will be sold at auction in Dublin. The keys were taken from the building by Co(...)

Three Studies for a Self-Portrait, oil on canvas, by Francis Bacon. Bacon’s work routinely sells for millions – Three Studies of Lucien Freud sold for a record $142.4 million in 2013. Photograph: Sothebys/PA Wire

A new catalogue listing all the paintings of Dublin-born artist Francis Bacon is to be published in April and will sell for £1,000 (approximately €1,3(...)

LION_PRINT

In recent years, sculpture consigned from Ireland to auction at Sotheby’s in London has achieved some remarkable prices. The latest success story unfo(...)

A 1938 Swiss travel poster promoting the unique combination of skiing and sunbathing would be unthinkable today. There’s not a sign of sunblock as a m(...)

Stormont Gate Lodge by Colin Davidson (the Northern Ireland artist who painted the recent Time magazine cover portrait of Angela Merkel), an oil-on-canvas, 60cm x 76cm, estimated at €2,000-€3,000. See morganodriscoll.com.

In Bray, Co Wicklow an auction of fine art and furniture will take place at Mullen’s Laurel Park, on Monday (January 11th) at 11am with over 850 lots (...)

An American professor’s book about murals painted in 18th century London by Cork-born painter James Barry has won the 2015 William M B Berger Prize fo(...)

‘A Village Kermesse near Antwerp’ by David Teniers II, purchased by Lochlann and Brenda Quinn and donated to State

One of the Beit paintings withdrawn from auction in London last year has been bought for €2 million and donated to the State. Businessman Lochlann Q(...)