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(...)

‘Peatstacks, Connemara’ by George Gillespie

Auction results Sunday (January 25th) Hegarty’s, Bandon, Co Cork. An early Queen Victoria gold sovereign, dated 1838, €1,500 (€1,000-€1,500). (...)

Detail from The Fishing Fleet by Paul Henry

Tuesday (Dec 2nd) De Veres, Art & Design Auction, Bewley’s Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin. 70 per cent of lots sold. Mayo Road by Donald Teskey €19(...)

Judge Patrick Durcan:  praised Garda motorcyclist or risking his life in a high-speed chase of  Patrick   Cotter.  Photograph: Tony Grehan /Press 22

Motorists were forced to avoid a man driving his Mercedes car the wrong way on the Limerick to Ennis motorway, a court has heard. At Ennis District C(...)

The number of ghost estates in the country is much less than was originally expected when Nama was first established in December 2009, Nama Chairman Frank Daly has said. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Nama chairman Frank Daly has played down suggestions of a property bubble similar to that of the 2000s, saying both lenders and borrowers are acting m(...)

The Penn State Cheerleading Squad pictured before the Croke Park Classic today. Photograph: Ramsey Cardy/Sports file

A fly-by by the US airforce ahead of the Croke Park Classic American football game between the University of Central Florida Knights and Penn State Ni(...)

20 piece Worcester dinner service, all signed Stinton, dated 1916

Auction Results Sunday (July 20th)  Hegarty’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Bandon, Co Cork. Auction of contents of Listarkin House, Union Hall(...)

Helen Battigan with one of her displays made from flowers in her Bunclody garden. Photograph: Patrick Browne 2:33

Take gazillions of rare, beautiful and exotic blooms (among them spiky strelitzias, rare orchids, peacock-blue delphiniums, tropical heliconias, co(...)

Host Graham Norton during filming of the Graham Norton Show, at the London Studios, central London. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Chat-show host and comedian, Graham Norton remains Ireland’s best paid broadcaster earning €2.83 million in fees last year.The popular BBC presenter i(...)

Power has now been restored to about 260,000 homes. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Thousands of households across the State were still without electricity last n(...)