A log from 1916 kept by Dublin Fire Brigade’s ambulance service which recorded the first fatalities and injuries of the Rising was bought by an unnamed ‘institutional archive’

Collectors of Irish historical memorabilia were out in force – in person and online – at Whyte’s auction last Saturday, where 84 per cent of the 50(...)

Letters written by the Vicereine, Lady Wimborne, wife of the then Viceroy, and effectively Ireland’s “first lady” at the time of the 1916 Rising.

Mementos associated with Ireland’s struggle for Independence during the early years of the 20th century are the main highlights in Whyte’s History &am(...)

Roderic O’Conor’s Le Châle Bleu sold for a disappointing €10,000

The first auctions of the autumn sales season may not have featured any record-breaking prices but the various auction houses have reported strong vol(...)

Sir John Lavery’s The Viscountess Castlerosse, Palm Springs, 1938 sold for €50,000 (€50,000-€70,000)

The first art auctions of Dublin’s autumn season were noticeably lacking in top-quality lots. At Whyte’s in the RDS on Monday evening, the top price w(...)

A vintage poster for the film Sally’s Irish Rogue, the first film to be made at Ardmore Studios in Bray, Co Wicklow 2:24

MICHAEL PARSONS Whyte’s auction of collectibles next Saturday includes vintage film and travel posters, advertising memorabilia, militaria, coins and (...)

Postcard from a  selection of rare, early 20th-century postcards from Kilkenny (€200-€300). It  features the Kilkenny team that won the 1907 All-Ireland final.

Tipperary beat Kilkenny by a single point (1-9 to 1-8) to win the 1950 All-Ireland hurling final. A copy of the match programme is among the GAA lots (...)

Angela McAteer, an expert in Chinese art at Sotheby’s

The major Dublin auctioneers have announced dates for the first big autumn sales. There’s still time to consign items but closing dates are imminent. (...)

Whyte’s auctioneers has appointed Stuart Purcell as head of collectibles. He replaces Conor Dodd who has left to join the staff of the Glasnevin Cemet(...)

The top lot in Adam’s was a painting by Roscommon-born Impressionist artist Roderic O’Conor, a French landscape titled Chemin Mènant à Grez which made €210,000 within the estimate (€150,000-€250,000).

It is almost mid-point in the 2014 auctions calendar and the results from two major art sales in Dublin this week suggest that the Irish market is rec(...)

Salmon Fishing on the Boyne by Nano Reid (€25,000-€35,000) at Whyte’s

Tuesday, May 20th Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers, The Chatsworth Fine Art Sale, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny. 80 per cent of lots sold. Oil painting by Abraham (...)