Detail from ‘The Boat Builder’ by Jack B Yeats

After modest results in recent London auctions at both Bonhams and Sotheby’s, Irish art had a good night in London on Wednesday at Christie’s “(...)

‘Airman of Inisheer’ by Margaret Clarke

“Since the beginning of 2015 the Irish art market has experienced a resurgence and there is a palpable confidence in the saleroom with collect(...)

Man in a Train, Thinking by Jack B Yeats is estimated by de Veres at €200,000-€300,000

Earlier this year, a mechanic in California lost out on a $1 million lottery prize because he could not find his winning ticket. Although he was id(...)

Detail from Sir John Lavery’s The Maid was in the Garden Hanging out the Clothes is estimated at £300,000-£500,000

Last month, Japanese Switzerland, a painting by Sir John Lavery was the top lot at Sotheby’s “Irish Sale” in London where it sold for £509,000 (app(...)

Hastings Railway Station by Walter Frederick Osborne: sold for £62,500 at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s much-anticipated Irish art sale in London on Wednesday afternoon didn’t quite live up to expectations, with 26 of the 71 lots remaining unso(...)

Detail from Japanese Switzerland, by Sir John Lavery, which is  being sold by its private owner and is estimated at £300,000- £500,000

A selection of important Irish paintings due to be auctioned at Sotheby’s “Irish Sale” in London later this month is on view, for the last time in Ire(...)

Hastings Railway Station, by Walter Frederick Osborne, has a top estimate of £100,000/€136,000 at the Sotheby’s Irish Sale next month

Paintings worth more than €1 million that have been on loan to Dublin’s Hugh Lane Gallery and Limerick’s Hunt Museum have been taken off public displ(...)

‘Horse With Jockey Up’ by Basil Blackshaw

All three major Dublin auction houses will hold their first art auctions of the autumn season on consecutive evenings beginning on Monday. Viewing (...)

Pen and ink sketch by Jack B Yeats titled “This is the way they rode the Pony Express in Earls Court in 1887”

While cataloguing a collection of books for its forthcoming antiques auction, Hegarty Auctioneers in Bandon Co Cork found “ a rather worn copy of Bron(...)

At Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, Taoiseach Enda  Kenny said Ireland is particularly attuned to the current migrant crisis in Europe, given our history of emigration. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called on younger people who emigrated during the economic crisis to return to Ireland to “be the best at home in their own c(...)