‘Portrait of Mary Barron Tottie’ by Sir John Lavery sold for €24,000

Auction Results Monday (October 2nd) Whyte’s Irish & International Art auction, RDS, Dublin 4. Some 79 per cent of the 180 lots sold. Lot 21, Wes(...)

Sir William Orpen’s ‘On The Hill of Howth, Co Dublin’

The last of the big Dublin autumn art auctions – at Whyte’s on Monday – includes three very different images of women by three of the big names in Iri(...)

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 (...)

 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(...)

  Andrea Atzeni riding Decorated Knight celebrates winning The Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

 Overseas horses continued their dominance of the ‘Irish Champions Weekend’ feature event when Decorated Knight led home a 1-2-3 for the raiders (...)

‘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 (...)

Caroline McCarthy, ‘Mansize’ at Butler Gallery

The Way Things Go: An Homage ★★★★ Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny Some 30 years ago, two Swiss artists, Peter Fischli and David Weiss, set (...)

Ryan Moore and Cliffs Of Moher took the Dee Stakes at Chester. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

The final afternoon of the May Festival here saw another colt from Aidan O’Brien’s stable led back to the winner’s enclosure after a Derby trial, but (...)

‘For people starting out as collectors, furniture and art are the obvious choices’

Who? Denis Lynes established Lynes & Lynes in Cork City in 1976 and has been holding regular auctions for the past 40 years – with sales approxi(...)