Furze finds: Portrait de femme au chapeau [Portrait of a woman wearing a hat], by Sir John Lavery; The Fern in the Area, by Jack B Yeats; and Landscape with Cottage, by Paul Henry.

Three stolen Irish paintings found in a bin bag dumped in a ditch in Co Wicklow last summer are to be auctioned in London this autumn. Sotheby’s sai(...)

Paul Henry’s “Connemara Landscape”, a traditional image of thatched cottages, turf stacks and cumulous clouds, made €100,000

Summer may have just begun but all three main Dublin art auctioneers have already wrapped up their summer sales. So, as the half-way point of 2016 app(...)

‘A View of Semur-en-Auxois’ whichde Veres sold for €41,000

Most art is bought for pleasure not investment. Paintings that appreciate significantly in value are few and far between. And the capital appreciation(...)

‘[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(...)

‘The Birds are on the Move’, with an estimated value of €60,000- €80,000, was owned by a former Swiss ambassador to Ireland, Guy de Keller. It dates from 1955.

Two paintings by Jack B Yeats – one unseen by the public for 70 years and the other returning to Ireland after 45 years in a private collection overse(...)

Soldiers survey the interior of the GPO in Sackville Street, Dublin, during the 1916 Easter Rising. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

A new website containing details of thousands of compensation claims by individuals and businesses following the 1916 Easter Rising has been launched (...)

For auction John Weldon Auctioneers: a diamond- and jade-set butterfly brooch set in 18ct gold (€1,500-€2,500)

Auction results  Monday (April 11th) Dix Noonan Webb, London. Auction of “Paper Money”. A 1928 Irish Free State “Lady Lavery” £50 note – “one(...)

Portobello House on the Grand Canal

Two high profile buildings at Portobello in Dublin 8, most likely to be converted into a hotel, apartment blocks or for student accommodation, are to (...)

A Victorian horseracing board game, originally from Slane Castle (home of the Conyngham family), entitled The Conyngham Cup – Race Game, is based on a famous annual steeplechase  that is still held at Punchestown. It is to be auctioned through Matthews

Auction results Tuesday (March 22nd) Chorley’s Auctioneers, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. A hand-drawn map by Sir Roger Casement showing wh(...)

‘Man Reading’, by Jack B Yeats (1945), was acquired from the artist by the current owners’ family and has been in their private collection ever since. The estimate for its sale at Adam’s is €60,000-€90,000

Adam’s first art auction of 2016 in its St Stephen’s Green saleroom takes place next Wednesday evening and includes Man Reading by Jack B Yeats. Datin(...)