Denis Russell  shows the paintings he found in a hedge near his home in Co Wicklow on Tuesday. Photograph: Whelan family

A man cutting furze bushes in a field beside his holiday cottage in Co Wicklow on Tuesday has found paintings by leading Irish artists in a black b(...)

Cabbage vendors: a postcard included in one of the biggest collections of vintage Irish postcards dating mostly  from 1905-1920

Are you a deltiologist? No, it doesn’t mean membership of a weird cult or refer to the latest fad diet. The little-used word is used to describe a col(...)

Detail from ‘The Queen’s own Scottish Borderers Observe the King of Jews Appearing behind Seán McGuigan’s Sheep on the Fourth Sunday After Epiphany’ by Belfast artist Dermot Seymour, which has an estimated auction price of €1,500-€2,000

Viewing begins today for Dublin’s first major art auction of 2015 when Whyte’s unveils its Irish and international art at the RDS where the sale ta(...)

Ian Whyte: “There is an acute shortage of top-quality art and collectibles for auction.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Despite three consecutive art auctions in Dublin scheduled to begin on Monday – at Whyte’s, de Veres and Adam’s – and other sales around the country, (...)

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 (...)

Film buff alert: A poster for Dublin nightmare, €150-€200 at Whyte’s

More than 800 posters collected from the 1940s to the 1970s, mainly from cinemas around Ireland, will be auctioned by Whyte’s next Saturday in the Fre(...)

A Warhol print (number three from an edition of 190) based on an advertisement featuring Ronald Reagan. The estimate is €10,000-€15,000.

Unusually for a major Irish art auction, paintings by women artists are among the highlights in Whyte’s forthcoming sale which goes on view at the RDS(...)

The Irish version of the 1962 cinema poster for the first James Bond film, Dr No, which  was censored by having a black dress “painted” on to Ursula Andress to hide her bikini.

The cinema poster for the first James Bond film, Dr No , was censored in Ireland because the(...)

Maiden Hurdle, Clonmel by Peter Curling, €15,000-€25,000 at Whyte’s

This week’s auctions of post-war and contemporary art in New York saw vast sums spent by bidders at Christie’s and Sotheby’s for paintings by artists (...)