Some of the ‘Dublin Fragments’ which painter and architectural historian, Peter Pearson,  collected  during the 1970s and 1980s

International auctioneers are not always selling. London-based Bonhams has announced that its Ireland office will host a non-selling exhibition calle(...)

Auction Results Tuesday (September 15th) Adams Blackrock, 38 Main St Blackrock, Co Dublin: Autumn fine art and antiques auction. A George IV mahogany(...)

Charles Darwin, the Victorian naturalist who formulated the theory of evolution. His letter to a barrister in London from 1880 is for auction in New York

Charles Darwin, the Victorian naturalist who formulated the theory of evolution, revealed his private thoughts about religion to a young barrister in (...)

The late Dr Ian Paisley with former taoiseach Bertie Ahern and the carbine musket that Dr Paisley presented to him.   Photograph: David Sleator

A gun famously presented to Bertie Ahern by Ian Paisley during a ceremony on the site of the Battle of the Boyne sold at auction in Belfast this summe(...)

Detail from The Three Trees by  Rembrandt

An anonymous Irish collector, believed to be living overseas, has sold a collection of prints by Rembrandt for £250,250 – approximately €360,000 – at (...)

Manet’s  “first version” of Le Bar aux Folies-Bergère, which sold for £16.9m

Tuesday (June 23rd) Bonhams  London. Nineteenth-century art. Boy on a Donkey in Snowy Landscape by Walter Frederick Osborne sold for (...)

A first edition copy – with the “very rare” dust-jacket – of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce’s  sold for £40,000

A first edition copy of Ulysses, inscribed “To Lewis Galantière” by James Joyce, estimated at £60,000-£80,000 (€82,000-€110,000) failed to sell at Bon(...)

‘Joe the Swineherd’ by Walter Frederick Osborne will feature in Bonhams art auction in London. It is  estimated at £50,000-£70,000

Two paintings by the 19th century Rathmines, Dublin-born artist Walter Frederick Osborne feature in Bonhams art auction in London on Tuesday (June 23r(...)

Detail from a photograph by Terry O’Neill of David Bowie and Elizabeth Taylor sharing a cigarette during their first meeting in Beverly Hills in 1975

The renowned English photographer Terry O’Neill, now aged 76, was born to Irish emigrant parents in London – his father was from Cork; his mother from(...)

First editions: ‘Ulysses’ signed by James Joyce, (€82,000-€110,000)

The sale, at a Sotheby’s literature auction in London last week, of a first edition copy of JRR Tolkien’s 1937 children’s novel , The Hobbit for £1(...)