Lot 807, a rare Bonzo Bank mechanical money box by Saalheimer & Strauss, 1920s Germany, sold for €8,500, more than four times the top estimate.

Auction Results Tuesday & Wednesday (November 7th & 8th), Mealy’s, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny. The Winter Sale. Some 78 per cent of lots sold. (...)

A large oil painting of Daniel O’Connell, measuring 5ft 4in by 3ft 5in, is attributed to the artist Nicholas Joseph Crowley and estimated at €2,000-€3,000.

As the commemorations for Ireland’s Independence continues, the focus of public attention has, understandably, been the major personalities of the 191(...)