Ernest Shackleton’s Aurora Australis sold for £122,500

Auction Results Wednesday (September 30th) Sotheby’s, London. Rare travel books relating to the polar explorers. Described as “the first book printe(...)

An 18th century mahogany table sold for £19,500

Auction Results Tuesday (September 8th) John Weldon Auctioneers, Cows Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin. Rare coins. An Irish 1943 Half-crown €1,000 (€1(...)

Detail from ‘Boy with Flute’ by Paul Henry

Two drawings by artist Paul Henry – one previously unknown – which have been in a private collection in New Zealand for over 70 years have been ret(...)

Hobby Horses by Jack B Yeats €121,000 (€78,000-€85,000) at Dolan’s

Auction Results: Monday and Tuesday (August 3rd and 4th) Dolan’s Connemara Summer Art and Antiques Auction, Clifden, Co Galway. Hobby Horses by(...)

Michael Flatley and  Taoiseach Enda Kenny pose beside one of Flatley’s paintings. Photograph: Brian McEvoy.

Paintings by Michael Flatley have generated sales of more than €1 million since the former dancer’s debut exhibition in London last month. The origi(...)

Detail from Jules Thomas’ painting of Heron’s Cove

The sea is one of the principal themes in Off the Wall, an online art auction being run by west Cork-based Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers. Some 320 lo(...)

The Road Beside The River by Jack B Yeats goes to auction at Christie’s

Auction Results Monday (July 6th) Mullen’s Laurel Park, Woodbrook, Bray, Co Wicklow. An ebonised, brass-inlaid and red-tortoiseshell-inlaid(...)

Michael Collins, an oil-on-board painting by Noel Murphy, is estimated at €8,000-€10,000

Michael Collins has long been a popular subject for Irish artists and portraits of the key figure in 20th-century Irish history always attract interes(...)

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

  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 (...)

Michael Flatley  in his studio: the sales  of his work at an Irish and international art auction show  he is now second only to Jack B Yeats in the list of the highest prices for paintings achieved at auction in Ireland thus far in 2015

Almost overnight, Michael Flatley has become one of the most expensive living Irish artists. As expected, his paintings – which were seen by the viewe(...)