Soldiers survey the interior of the GPO in Sackville Street, Dublin, during the 1916 Easter Rising. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

A new website containing details of thousands of compensation claims by individuals and businesses following the 1916 Easter Rising has been launched (...)

For auction John Weldon Auctioneers: a diamond- and jade-set butterfly brooch set in 18ct gold (€1,500-€2,500)

Auction results  Monday (April 11th) Dix Noonan Webb, London. Auction of “Paper Money”. A 1928 Irish Free State “Lady Lavery” £50 note – “one(...)

Portobello House on the Grand Canal

Two high profile buildings at Portobello in Dublin 8, most likely to be converted into a hotel, apartment blocks or for student accommodation, are to (...)

A Victorian horseracing board game, originally from Slane Castle (home of the Conyngham family), entitled The Conyngham Cup – Race Game, is based on a famous annual steeplechase  that is still held at Punchestown. It is to be auctioned through Matthews

Auction results Tuesday (March 22nd) Chorley’s Auctioneers, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. A hand-drawn map by Sir Roger Casement showing wh(...)

‘Man Reading’, by Jack B Yeats (1945), was acquired from the artist by the current owners’ family and has been in their private collection ever since. The estimate for its sale at Adam’s is €60,000-€90,000

Adam’s first art auction of 2016 in its St Stephen’s Green saleroom takes place next Wednesday evening and includes Man Reading by Jack B Yeats. Datin(...)

‘The Quay Worker’s Home’ by Jack B Yeats, first shown in public in 1927, is estimated at €60,000-€80,000

Anyone attending the election count at the RDS in Dublin today and in need of a break from proceedings could pop next door (via the Anglesea Road entr(...)

Imperial City (2015) by Mick O’Dea. Courtesy of the artist and Kevin Kavanagh Gallery. Photograph: Emile Deneen

The Foggy Dew – Mick O’Dea Royal Hibernian Academy, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin ***** The Royal Hibernian Academy on Abbey Street, Dublin, was b(...)

Picasso’s ‘Les Femmes D’Alger’ sold for €158 million

The past 12 months saw a recovery in the Irish market and a continuing boom in international art and antique sales. Auctioneers face 2016 with confid(...)

Reflections of Positano 1 by Michael Flatley sold for €34,000

The last big Irish art auction of 2015 provided further confirmation of renewed confidence and increased market demand. Morgan O’ Driscoll Auctioneer(...)

Man In A Train, Thinking by Jack B Yeats (right) made €220,000

Three major art auctions in Dublin this week – on three consecutive evenings – saw strong demand in all price brackets. Following Whyte’s auction in t(...)