Stormont Gate Lodge by Colin Davidson (the Northern Ireland artist who painted the recent Time magazine cover portrait of Angela Merkel), an oil-on-canvas, 60cm x 76cm, estimated at €2,000-€3,000. See morganodriscoll.com.

In Bray, Co Wicklow an auction of fine art and furniture will take place at Mullen’s Laurel Park, on Monday (January 11th) at 11am with over 850 lots (...)

Picasso’s ‘Les Femmes D’Alger’ sold for €158 million

The past 12 months saw a recovery in the Irish market and a continuing boom in international art and antique sales. Auctioneers face 2016 with confid(...)

Reflections of Positano 1 by Michael Flatley sold for €34,000

The last big Irish art auction of 2015 provided further confirmation of renewed confidence and increased market demand. Morgan O’ Driscoll Auctioneer(...)

‘Reflections of Positano 1’ by Michael Flatley

The unlikely artistic trio of Paul Henry, Jack B Yeats and Michael Flatley account for the top lots in the last big Dublin art auction of 2015. View(...)

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(...)