Ian Whyte: “There is an acute shortage of top-quality art and collectibles for auction.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Despite three consecutive art auctions in Dublin scheduled to begin on Monday – at Whyte’s, de Veres and Adam’s – and other sales around the country, (...)

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness and  First Minister Peter Robinson.  One of the reasons relations between the two are so bad is because of Sinn Féin opposition to welfare reform. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

What would happen economically in Northern Ireland if the Scots vote Yes tomorrow creates more questions than answers, while the prospect of a fairly (...)

Erris. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 2:53

ERRIS, CO. MAYO   At every stage of this year’s Best Place to Go Wild in Ireland competition, we judges had lengthy discussions about (...)

Ponies Don’t Play Football

Rain *** Without **** Hyperactive *** Ponies Don’t Play Football *** Amú/Cótaí Dearga ***/****  Quad **** In the closi(...)

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(...)

‘Fresh and rare marine paintings by Ireland’s most famous artists” is how Bonhams describes two of the highlights in its sale of Irish art in London l(...)

The Portrait of Mrs Oscar Lewisohn; formerly Miss Edna May, painted by William Orpen in 1915, is the top Irish lot with an estimate of £120,000-£180,000 (€146,000- €218,000), in Sotheby’s British and Irish Art sale in London on May 22nd.

Yet another magnificent portrait, of yet another Edwardian society beauty, by Dublin-born painter Sir William Orpen (1878-1931) is to be sold at aucti(...)

Dr Tom Fahy, a consultant psychiatrist, told Judge Paul Carney and a jury that the discharge of Paul Henry (above) was decided on by a Mental Health Tribunal. Photograph: Andrew Downes

A young man who stabbed his mother 10 times with a kitchen knife was released earlier from a mental hospital against the wishes of the medical team wh(...)

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 White Mare’ by Patrick Hennessy (€4,000-€6,000) at Adam’s

Viewing begins tomorrow, Sunday, at Adam’s on St Stephen’s Green for the Important Irish Art auction that takes place there on Wednesday eveni(...)