Antique Chinese cloisonné bronze guang – a type of decorative ewer used for pouring rice wine at ritual banquets – sold for €250,000, 10 times the estimate (€20,000-€30,000) at Sheppard’s

Sheppard’s had another stroke of Chinese good fortune this week as the Durrow, Co Laois auctioneers held its first auction since last month’s cancelle(...)

Fr John O’Reilly from  Piercestown, Co Wexford who found the 15th-century Flemish altarpiece during a garage clear-out. It is for auction with an estimate of €80,000-€120,000

Following this week’s extraordinary price paid for Wexford hurler Nickey Rackard’s 1955 All-Ireland medal, the Catholic parishioners of Piercestown, a(...)