A first edition copy of Kerryman Richard Cantillon’s 18th-century book on economics has sold for a record price of £40,000 (about €57,000) at Christie(...)

A painting by John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893) of Yew Court, Scalby, on a November night, is the first of two works from the Beit collection at Russborough House to be auctioned this week at Christie’s in London.

The first of the Beit paintings from Russborough House will be auctioned at Christie’s in London tomorrow, Tuesday June 16th. Two paintings by 19th c(...)

The late Ian Paisley with former taoiseach Bertie Ahern and the carbine musket (circa 1685) that Dr Paisley presented to him. Photograph: David Sleator

A gun famously presented to Bertie Ahern by the Rev Ian Paisley during a ceremony on the site of the Battle of the Boyne was a loan and not a gift, (...)

 Firedance, an artwork by dancer Michael Flatley. Flatley is set to enter the global art market with a selling exhibition in London. 3:12

  Michael Flatley, the dancer who has embarked on a new career as a painter, is to offer 25 pictures for sale in London at prices ranging (...)

First impressions of Uppercourt Manor suggest a vast country estate in the north Kilkenny countryside. But there’s a twist. The partially restored,(...)

A 1950s painting by Picasso looks set to become the most expensive art work ever sold at auction – and knock Dublin-born artist Francis Bacon off t(...)

At the heart of Dublin 4, three roads – Ailesbury, Shrewsbury and Merrion – intersect to form an almost perfect golden triangle lined with some of (...)

The 32in-high sculpture, described as “a virtuoso rendering of the human form”, goes to auction at Christie’s The Opulent Eye sale in London next Wednesday with a £100,000 top estimate.

“Spring, the sweet spring, is the year’s pleasant king.” So wrote the 17th-century English poet Thomas Nashe – but when does the season actually st(...)

Punitive charges for checked-in baggage on airlines means few 21st-century travellers can afford to dress stylishly on holidays. But during the gol(...)

The 20-bed hotel built was for the early 18th-century Protestant archbishop of Cashel, Theophilus Bolton, by  architect Sir Edward Lovett Pearse, who also designed the Houses of Parliament (now Bank of Ireland) in Dublin’s College Green

One of Ireland’s architecturally most important hotels is expected to go on the market following its sudden closure last month. The Cashel Palace(...)