‘A Connemara Cottage’ by Paul Henry

Auction Results Monday (September 25th), Dix Noonan Webb, London, “Paper Money” auction. A collection of 78 Irish “Lady Lavery” 10-shilling notes all(...)

Sapphire and diamond ring  €16,000-€20,000.

Claire-Laurence Mestrallet enters the viewing room at Adam’s on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin pushing a cart piled high with trays of various shapes an(...)

Following the death of Northern Ireland painter Basil Blackshaw last year at the age of 83, some 40 pieces of art from his studio in Co Antrim will be(...)

 An 85-piece early Victorian Mason’s Ironstone dinner service, complete with tureens and serving dishes, for 14 place settings, estimated at €2,000-€4,000

Adam’s is the only major auction house that holds Sunday auctions, and its first of the 2017 season takes place on February 26th, at the St Stephen’s (...)

Adam’s Fine Art Auctioneers  director Stuart Cole  holding the historic Patrick Pearse surrender letter. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Throughout this year, hundreds of items associated with the 1916 Rising have been sold at auction in Ireland and overseas, but the top lots are only n(...)

Sir William Orpen’s Portrait of Mrs Oscar Lewisohn, formerly Miss Edna May was painted in 1915

“Some of the finest work by some of Ireland’s best artists, to appear at auction in some years” is how managing director of Adam’s James O’Halloran de(...)

Portrait of Thomas Butler, Earl of Ossory, eldest son of James, Duke of Ormond, in armour standing near his charge, was the top priced lot at Adam’s Country House Collection sale, making €68,000

Adam’s realised a hammer price total of €1.3 million in its annual Country House Collections auction on Tuesday, October 11th, at Townley Hall, Droghe(...)

Townley Hall in Co Louth:  the last of the autumn season country house auctions takes place on Tuesday, October 11th, when Adam’s holds its annual Country House Collections sale there

Hot on the heels of Loughton House (Sheppard’s) and Kilfane House (Mealy’s), the last of the autumn season country house auctions takes place on Tuesd(...)

Dr Bryan Alton meets Irish president Éamon de Valera and his wife

The first big auction of the autumn season in Dublin will feature a collection of art and antiques owned by the personal physician to Éamon de Valera(...)

‘[Miscellaneous Objects], North Bray Harbour, County Wicklow’ by Harry Kernoff

Bray in Co Wicklow used to be a popular – even fashionable – seaside resort until the Irish public realised that guaranteed sunshine was just a short(...)