Hastings Railway Station by Walter Frederick Osborne: sold for £62,500 at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s much-anticipated Irish art sale in London on Wednesday afternoon didn’t quite live up to expectations, with 26 of the 71 lots remaining unso(...)

Detail from Japanese Switzerland, by Sir John Lavery, which is  being sold by its private owner and is estimated at £300,000- £500,000

A selection of important Irish paintings due to be auctioned at Sotheby’s “Irish Sale” in London later this month is on view, for the last time in Ire(...)

Hastings Railway Station, by Walter Frederick Osborne, has a top estimate of £100,000/€136,000 at the Sotheby’s Irish Sale next month

Paintings worth more than €1 million that have been on loan to Dublin’s Hugh Lane Gallery and Limerick’s Hunt Museum have been taken off public displ(...)

‘Horse With Jockey Up’ by Basil Blackshaw

All three major Dublin auction houses will hold their first art auctions of the autumn season on consecutive evenings beginning on Monday. Viewing (...)

Pen and ink sketch by Jack B Yeats titled “This is the way they rode the Pony Express in Earls Court in 1887”

While cataloguing a collection of books for its forthcoming antiques auction, Hegarty Auctioneers in Bandon Co Cork found “ a rather worn copy of Bron(...)

At Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, Taoiseach Enda  Kenny said Ireland is particularly attuned to the current migrant crisis in Europe, given our history of emigration. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called on younger people who emigrated during the economic crisis to return to Ireland to “be the best at home in their own c(...)

Designs of Emmet Mullins and Michael Guilfoyle’s €2 commemorative coins

The statue of Hibernia and key words from the Proclamation of the Irish Republic will feature on two special coins commemorating the centenary of the (...)

Detail from The Learner by Jack B Yeats, one of the paintings already consigned to The Irish Sale at Sotheby’s in London on October 21st

Thinking of selling art or antiques? Some auctioneers have already announced auction dates and are actively seeking consignments this month. All offer(...)

Hobby Horses by Jack B Yeats €121,000 (€78,000-€85,000) at Dolan’s

Auction Results: Monday and Tuesday (August 3rd and 4th) Dolan’s Connemara Summer Art and Antiques Auction, Clifden, Co Galway. Hobby Horses by(...)

Nude Girl Reading by William Orpen will be among the Irish paintings Sotheby’s will auction this autumn in its reinstated Irish Sale

Sotheby’s has signalled confidence in the Irish art market by announcing the relaunch of dedicated Irish art sales in London this autumn. The interna(...)