Medals belonging to  Bridget Connolly, who served in the 1916 Rising and War of Independence, which sold at auction for $7,250 in New York on Thursday

Leading items failed to sell at a major auction of Easter Rising memorabilia in New York, including the medals later awarded to Seán T O’Kelly, a for(...)

The Shaded Corner, Ville Franche by Mark O’Neill, which sold for  €6,000 (estimate €4,000-€6,000) at  Morgan O’Driscoll’s Off the Wall Irish Art auction

Results: Monday , January 18th Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Off the Wall Irish Art auction, with 89 per cent sold. The Shaded Corner, Ville Franc(...)

‘An Mháthair agus Sgéalta Eile’ by Patrick Pearse, inscribed on February 19th, 1916

Until he attained fame as a rebel leader and signatory of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic, Patrick Pearse was better known as a teacher and wri(...)

Medals awarded to Seán T O’Kelly, one of the Volunteers who was in the GPO and who later became the second president of Ireland, will be auctioned in New York next Thursday, with an estimate of $12,000-$15,000

Cometh the hour, cometh the auctioneer. After much anticipation, collectors of 1916 Rising memorabilia will discover the real value of their mementoes(...)

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(...)

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