Detail from ‘Landscape Connemara’ by Paul Henry, which sold for €68,000

The top lot in Whyte’s auction of Irish & International Art in the RDS, Dublin on Monday evening was Landscape, Connemara by Paul Henry which sold(...)

Detail from ‘The Queen’s own Scottish Borderers Observe the King of Jews Appearing behind Seán McGuigan’s Sheep on the Fourth Sunday After Epiphany’ by Belfast artist Dermot Seymour, which has an estimated auction price of €1,500-€2,000

Viewing begins today for Dublin’s first major art auction of 2015 when Whyte’s unveils its Irish and international art at the RDS where the sale ta(...)

Couturier art sale

Danish-born Ib Jorgensen – the couturier-turned-art-dealer – was one of Ireland’s most renowned fashion designers in the 1970s and 1980s. He came t(...)

Billy Keogh, the sixth generation of bakers in Keogh’s bakery. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien 3:44

Bridge Street in Callan, Co Kilkenny, was once so busy with traffic that it could take 10 minutes to get through it. This is how Etaoin Holahan rem(...)

The fake Prada shop erected by Elmgreen and Dragset in  the middle of the desert between Marfa and neighbouring Valentine. Photograph: Getty

To get to Marfa, I flew to Dallas then on to El Paso, hired a car and drove four hours out into the New Mexico desert. There were cranberry farms, (...)

Detail from Autumnus X (Bénodet) (2014), by Samuel Walsh

What do you see when you see a work of art? The answer might appear obvious, if it’s a picture of, say, a loaf of bread. But what if you’re confron(...)

A painting by Michael Farrell at the opening of the  Famine exhibition. Photograph: Trish Forde

When a south Mayo community invited Louis le Brocquy, Hughie O’Donoghue, Sharon O’Malley and other artists to interpret the 150th anniversary o(...)

Irish Navy boat, LE Eithne will be among the ships in Cork for the International Naval Festival.

Open House LimerickFollowing on the success of Open House events in other cities, Limerick will hold the free architectural festival this weekend with(...)

Basket and Vessels by Stephen McKenna, made €17,000,

The torturous legacy of Anglo Irish Bank produced a rare good-news story this week. The former bank’s surprisingly modest art collection was auctioned(...)

King’s river: the box office for the Abhainn Rí festival, which is a curated series of the town’s highlights. Photograph: Brian Cregan

C allan, a market town in Co Kilkenny, is perhaps best known in the minds of most Irish men of a certain age as the birthplace of Edmund Ignatius Rice(...)