Auctions and results

Monday , November 24rd
Whyte's Important Irish Art, RDS, Dublin 4 – 81 per cent of lots sold. The Desert Charge by Aloysius O'Kelly €11,500 (€6,000-€8,000); Little Boy Playing at God by Gerard Dillon €24,000 (€15,000-€20,000); Youth and Age by William Conor €20,000 (€20,000-€25,000). A unique silver sculpture, designed by Weir's of Grafton Street, to commemorate the Dublin City Millennium (988-1988) and estimated at €20,000-€40,000 failed to sell. For full results, see

Sunday, November 23rd
Adam's, 26 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. Sunday Interiors sale – 65 per cent of lots sold. A set of 10 Irish George III-style mahogany framed dining chairs by James Hicks of Pembroke Street, Dublin €7,000 (€2,000-€4,000).

Forthcoming Auctions:
Monday & Tuesday , December 1st & 2nd

Victor Mee Auctions, Cloverhill, Belturbet, Co Cavan. Two-day sale of antiques and militaria at 6pm daily. Includes an enamel shop sign for "M & P Hanlon Ltd, Fish, Game & Poultry Merchants, Moore Street, Dublin'" where "some of the 1916 [Rising] leaders made their last stand before surrendering to the Crown Forces" (€400-€600), and a "collection of 1912 UVF memorabilia found in a Co Monaghan residence".

Monday & Tuesday, December 1st & 2nd
Matthews Auctioneers, Oldcastle, Co Meath. 6.30pm. Auction with more than 600 lots of antiques and "17 cases of vintage Bordeaux" including Chateau Haut Brion 1970 Premier Grand Cru' 12 bottles – €500-€800.


Tuesday, December 2nd
Adams Auctioneers, 38 Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin. Interiors & Fine Art Auction at 11am. Viewing from 2pm Sunday and online at

Tuesday , December 2nd
Oliver Usher Auction Rooms, Kells, Co. Meath. Antique Furniture Auction at 5pm.