Detail from ‘Spanish Lady at Bullfight’, a painting at the Adams of Blackrock auction of European and  Irish paintings, silver and furniture

Tuesday (May 19th) John Weldon Auctioneers, Cows Lane, Temple Bar. Coins. A “Russia, Peter the Great gold 2- Roubles coin dated 1721” €5,000 (€3,000-(...)

This gold 15th-century Edward III ‘Noble’ coin , estimated at €2,000-€4,000, is for sale at Weldon Auctioneers in Temple Bar, Dublin

Tuesday, May 19th John Weldon Auctioneers, Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin, from 2pm. Collectible coins include a gold 15th-century Edward III ‘Noble’ (...)

Detail from Sir William Orpen’s portrait of British actress Gladys Cooper is the top lot at Whyte’s upcoming auction

After this week’s record-breaking auctions in New York, the publication of catalogues for the pre-summer Dublin art auctions at Adam’s and Whyte’s mar(...)

A mahogany dining table attributed to early 19th-century Dublin cabinet-makers Gillingtons, which was the best sale at the auction, at €70,000

St Stephen’s Green auctioneers Adam’s decamped to Co Kildare this week and sold an impressive 89 per cent of 600 lots offered in Wednesday’s on-site a(...)

Courtown Demesne was bought by Luke Comer, a Co Galway-born, Monaco-resident developer, for a reputed €10.2 million

Auctions of country house contents always draw a crowd and Adam’s is expecting plenty of interest in a sale entitled “The Contents of Courtown House a(...)

Detail from ‘Woman and Child Feeding Hens’ by Frank McKelvey, the Northern Ireland artist who died in 1974

The international art market may be dominated by abstract, contemporary art, but Irish collectors continue, overwhelmingly, to prefer traditional repr(...)

‘The Bang the Door Boys’, a 1944 painting by Jack B Yeats, sold to a private Irish collector for €95,000

Results from three big auctions in Dublin this week suggest the market for fine art and antiques is in robust shape. On Tuesday, Adams Blackrock in so(...)

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(...)

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, (...)

Sick Tinker Child by Louis le Brocquy sold for £266,500 in London, having sold in Dublin for €963,000 in 2006

Three paintings by Louis le Brocquy, which last changed hands at auction in Dublin in 2006, have fallen dramatically in value by two-thirds. They went(...)