The Viscountess Castlerosse, Palm Springs, 1938 by Sir John Lavery, an oil-on-board painting measuring 20x24 in (50.8x61cm), is estimated at €50,000 to €70,000. Right, Viscountess Castlerosse with a friend in Deauville, 1936

The highlight of the de Veres art auction in Dublin later this month is The Viscountess Castlerosse, Palm Springs, 1938 by Sir John Lavery. It’s qu(...)

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(...)

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(...)

     Photograph supplied by Sheppard’s Irish Auction House

Fr Joseph Leonard CM was born in Sligo in 1877 and died in Dublin in 1964, aged 87. He was a priest in the Catholic Vincentian Order – the letters CM (...)

The Long Road Home, Connemara, by Patrick Hennessy sold for €16,000 (€7,000-€10,000) at Adam’s

Results from De Veres De Vere’s art auction at Bewley’s Hotel, Ballsbridge,on Tuesday evening end(...)

‘The Palladian Bridge, Wilton’ by Sr John Lavery, €50,000-€70,000 at de Veres

Paintings by Irish artists Sir John Lavery and Jack B Yeats at de Veres art auction next week depict starkly contrasting views of early 20th-ce(...)

‘A Lady in White (A Portrait of Lady Lyle)’ by Sir John Lavery, estimated at €30,000-€50,000 at Whyte’s

Viewing for the first major Dublin art auction of the year begins next Saturday at the RDS where Whyte’s will show more than 200 lots. Auctione(...)

William O Flaherty, Palmerstown, Dublin pictured during the Dublin Toy & Train Fair in 2002. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Careers Zoo Record numbers are expected to attend the Career Zoo, which takes place at the Convention Centre in Dublin from 10am to 5pm tomorro(...)

The Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Collection 1914 was the star lot in an auction of finest and rarest wines, selling for £24,910

Somewhere in the world this week, very expensive corks were popped to celebrate New Year. Before Christmas, Sotheby’s in London sold six bottles of 10(...)

Portrait of Lady Idina Wallace  by Irish artist William Orpen sold for £962,500 (€1.1 million) at Sotheby’s.  It was bought by a collector in the United States

All three major international auction houses in London featured Irish art in this week’s sales. At Sotheby’s, a major portrait by Irish artist Sir Wil(...)