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Monday, May 27th Whyte's, Important Irish Art, RDS, Dublin. Bringing In The Turf by William Conor, €21,000 (€18,000- €22,000); Connemara Landscape by Paul Henry, €13,000 (€8,000- €10,000); The Island of Arawaks by Tony O'Malley, €12,000 (€12,000- €15,000); Midnight In Summer by William Crozier , €12,000 (€12,000-€15,000); Fair Day Scene by Frank McKelvey, €11,500 (€12,000-€14,000); Kilkeel Harbour With Boats,
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by Markey Robinson, €10,500 (€8,000-€10,000); Gypsy Caravan by Frank McKelvey, €9,500 (€10,000-€12,000)see photograph; From The Custom House Steps, Dublin by Harry Kernoff, €8,200 (€6,000-€8,000); Alan, Son of Dr Martin Dempsey by Leo Whelan €7,500 (€5,000-€7,000); Aran Woman by Seán Keating, €7,000 (€3,000-€5,000); A Connemara Woman (pencil drawing) by Paul Henry, €5,200 (€3,000-€5,000); Country Lane With Figures by James Humbert Craig, €5,200 (€3,000-€5,000); Moore Street, Dublin by James Brohan, €4,000 (€3,500-€4,500); Tipsters by Graham Knuttel, €3,200 (€2,500-€3,500); Still Life With Chinese Bowl And Grapes by Mark O'Neill, €1,600 (€1,500- €2,000); Portrait Of Mrs Verdon Of Cork by Patrick Hennessy, €1,400 (€1,500- €2,000).

Tuesday, May 28th Sheppard's charity auction at Fota House for St Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork raised more than € 149,000 for the restoration fund. A bottle of Chateau Pétrus Pomerol, 1985, from Michael Flatley's cellar, €1,100 (€2,000- €3,000); afternoon tea with the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross,€ 150.
Forthcoming Auctions

Saturday, June 8th Matthews Auction Rooms, 116 Capel Street, Dublin 1. 2pm. The collection of Niall Woods, founder of Belle Cheminee. Chimneypieces and overmantel mirrors, including a George II verde antico and statuary marble chimneypiece, mid-18th Century (€25,000- €35,000). Viewing at Belle Cheminee, 106 Capel Street, Thursday, from 11am.