The Lobster Fisherman at Dusk,  by Paul Henry. Photograph courtesy of adams.ie 2:57

The idea that the real Ireland was to be found among the small farmers and fisherfolk of the western seaboard was deeply embedded in nationalist cultu(...)

Detail from `Girl in an Orchard (Under the Apple Blossom)` by Maria Dorothy Webb

After one of the busiest auction seasons in years, Adam’s is pausing for summer and its St Stephen’s Green saleroom is hosting the traditional loan(...)

Life’s work: Miss O’Murphy d’après Boucher, from 1976. Photograph courtesy of the National Gallery of Ireland

Micheal Farrell died in Cardet, in southern France, in 2000. For a long time he’d fought a cruel, exhausting battle with cancer, showing exceptional e(...)