Detail from Jules Thomas’ painting of Heron’s Cove

The sea is one of the principal themes in Off the Wall, an online art auction being run by west Cork-based Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers. Some 320 lo(...)

Michael Collins, an oil-on-board painting by Noel Murphy, is estimated at €8,000-€10,000

Michael Collins has long been a popular subject for Irish artists and portraits of the key figure in 20th-century Irish history always attract interes(...)

‘Flight of the Quetzal’ by Michael Flatley is estimated at €40,000-€50,000

The highest-valued painting to go to auction in Ireland so far this year is not a work by Jack B Yeats, Paul Henry, Sir John Lavery or any of the othe(...)

Detail from ‘Still Life – Fruit and Wine’ by Peter Collis at Cork art auction

The first Irish art auction of the year – an online auction – is under way at west Cork-based Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers. Although bidding is via t(...)

Homage to Sean Scully’s Painting “Wall of Light”’ by Ivan Sutton,  €1,200-€1,800 at Morgan O’Driscoll.

Three days of viewing begin at noon today in Skibbereen, Co Cork, for Morgan O’Driscoll’s forthcoming sale – the first art auction of the autumn seaso(...)

Unload the Catch by Seán Keating, sold for €52,000, at de Veres

Monday, June 9th Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Sculpture Auction, RDS, Dublin. All but one of the 96 lots sold. Ghost Famine Ship by John Behan, €13(...)

Chiens Lévriers (greyhounds), bronze on marble base, by Emmanuel Frémiet, is estimated at €700-€1,000 at Morgan O’Driscoll’s Auction

Sculpture, because it is generally intended for open-air display in public spaces is often life-size and often regarded as simply too big for private (...)

1930s Cartier cigarette box, €10,000 (€8,000-€12,000) at O’Reilly’s

Monday, April 28th Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Irish Art Auction, RDS, Dublin. 78 per cent of lots sold. A Western Landscape, 1919 by Paul Henry €3(...)

The Young One by Jack B Yeats,  estimated at €20,000-€30,000, in Morgan O’Driscoll’s Irish Art sale

A watercolour by Jack B Yeats, titled The Young One and estimated at €20,000-€30,000, makes(...)

A Tara crystal chandelier at Buckleys, Sandycove, Co Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
Smart buys

Irish Liquidators – Belgard Road, Tallaght, Dublin A warehouse rather than a shop, this place houses everything from harps to bathroom(...)