A portrait of the flautist Matt Molloy by John Blakey, which is on display and for sale at the at the Water Colour Society of Ireland’s 163rd annual exhibition.

Few organisations founded in 19th-century Ireland have survived unscathed and virtually unchanged into the 21st century. But the Water Colour Society (...)

The  “Lady Lavery”: Dix Noonan Webb auctioneers has announced the sale of the most comprehensive private collection of Irish 10-shilling notes ever assembled.

Last week, a new £10 banknote went into circulation in Britain – the first ever to feature the images of two women: Queen Elizabeth (who appears on al(...)

Descent from the Cross, an  18th century oil-on-canvas  by a ‘Follower of Pompeo Batoni goes under the hammer at  Sheppard’s in Laois.

Auction Results: Monday (September 18th) Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Skibbereen, Co Cork. ‘Irish Art’– Online Auction. 82 per cent of the 235 (...)

Gerard Dillon, ‘A Wet Day, Ireland’, oil on board, 38cm x 52cm, €20,000-€30,000

Unlike Dublin property, Irish art bought during the peak of the economic boom has not yet – and may not for a long time – see prices return to 2006/20(...)

‘The Visitor’ (oil-on-board) by Mark O’Neill €2,300

Auction Results Saturday (September 9th) Whyte’s, Dublin: “The Eclectic Collector” auction at Buswell’s Hotel. Some 80 per cent of lots sold. Lot 373(...)

A mid-century modern leather and teak armchair from Danish Designer Finn Juhl, valued at €4,950 from The Vintage Hub. This is considered to be the most intricate of the designs that France and Son manufactured and is available at the Irish Antique Dealers Fair at the RDS from September 22-24.

The 52nd annual Irish Antique Dealers Association (IADA) fair opens at the RDS in Dublin on Friday next, September 22nd. About 15,000 people are exp(...)

 Matthew Floris of Sothebys holding Jack B Yeats’s collapsible top hat (€600-€800). Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Love letters written by the poet WB Yeats and major oil paintings by his artist brother Jack B Yeats have gone on display in Dublin for three days bef(...)

Sotheby’s London

Irish auctioneers claim that Irish art sells best in Ireland. And they have a point. Most Irish art is bought by Irish buyers – either living in Irela(...)

‘Railway Refreshment Room’ by Jack B Yeats is one of the paintings for sale

In one of the biggest occasions in the history of the international market for Irish art, two major auctions of Irish interest will take place on the (...)

Auction Results Tuesday (September 5th) Adams Blackrock Auctioneers, Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin From the auction rooms: 84 per cent of lots s(...)