Ronnie Tallon, who has died at home, aged 87, was among the greatest and most prolific architects in Irish history. “No other architect had the same s(...)

Unload the Catch by Seán Keating, sold for €52,000, at de Veres

Monday, June 9th Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Sculpture Auction, RDS, Dublin. All but one of the 96 lots sold. Ghost Famine Ship by John Behan, €13(...)

Unloading The Catch by Seán Keating, €40,000-€60,000 at de Veres

After Adam’s and Whyte’s in May, the last of the “big three” Dublin summer art auctions takes place at de Veres on Tuesday. Some 160 lots of mostly Ir(...)

Ponies Don’t Play Football

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

The top lot in Adam’s was a painting by Roscommon-born Impressionist artist Roderic O’Conor, a French landscape titled Chemin Mènant à Grez which made €210,000 within the estimate (€150,000-€250,000).

It is almost mid-point in the 2014 auctions calendar and the results from two major art sales in Dublin this week suggest that the Irish market is rec(...)

Newcastle cup and saucer, c1780, €300-€400 at Adam’s

Auction resultsMonday, May 5th Dolan’s Art Auction House, Kelly’s Hotel, Rosslare, Co Wexford. 82 per cent of lots sold. Susanna by Seán Keating, €10,(...)

William O Flaherty, Palmerstown, Dublin pictured during the Dublin Toy & Train Fair in 2002. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Careers Zoo Record numbers are expected to attend the Career Zoo, which takes place at the Convention Centre in Dublin from 10am to 5pm tomorro(...)

The Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Collection 1914 was the star lot in an auction of finest and rarest wines, selling for £24,910

Somewhere in the world this week, very expensive corks were popped to celebrate New Year. Before Christmas, Sotheby’s in London sold six bottles of 10(...)

Hot Weather/Hot Day by Jack B Yeats sold for €27,500 at O’Driscoll’s, less than its lower estimate, €30,000- €40,000

Monday, December 2nd Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Irish art auction. 73 per cent of lots sold. Hot Weather/ Hot Day by Jack B Yeats, €27,500 (€30,00(...)

The Emigrants’ Last Farewell (€1,000-€1,500) by Alfred Grey

Adam’s will hold the last big Irish art sale of the year in Dublin on Wednesday evening. The auctioneer David Britton said there were “green shoots ap(...)