The linen handkerchief reputedly used by 1916 rebels as a ‘white flag’ in Moore Street to surrender to British troops.

A linen handkerchief reputedly used by 1916 rebels as a “white flag” in Moore Street to surrender to British troops – that was rescued from a skip in (...)

‘The Taking of Christ’ by Michelangelo MerisiCaravaggio (1602). Photograph courtesy of the National Gallery of Ireland and the Jesuit Community, Leeson Street, Dublin who acknowledge the generosity of the late Dr Marie Lea-Wilson

One of the most interesting items consigned to Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers’ big “history” sale in Dublin next month, on the eve of the actual centenary (...)

An 18th-century Carrara marble fireplace that was once in Wolfe Tone’s house made €36,000

A late 19th-century Italian marble neoclassical sculpture of a girl sold for €50,000 – more than three times the top estimate – at Fonsie Mealy Auctio(...)

A collection of stained glass windows from the Harry Clarke Studios has come to light and is to be sold at auction. Photographs supplied by Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers.

A collection of stained glass church windows from Dublin’s renowned Harry Clarke studio has come to light and is to be sold at auction later this mon(...)

A set of three early 20th-century All-Ireland Hurling Final medals won by a Kilkenny player made €40,000 – way above the estimate of €10,000-€15,000 –(...)

A Native American costume which sold for €320,000

A Native American costume, brought home to an aristocratic house in Co Kilkenny more than 100 years ago, sold for €320,000 at Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers(...)

This work, signed “AH”, has a price tag of €1,000-€1,500. It was originally bought by a Dundalk man as “part of a boxed job lot for about £30” in England last year.

One of the most established art dealers in the country acknowledges that questions will be asked and doubts raised by a painting it is “attributing” (...)

In one of the most famous of all GAA encounters, Cork, with star players including the late Jack Lynch and Jim Young, beat Dublin to win the All-Irela(...)