‘West of Ireland Bog’ by Paul Henry  made €100,000 at Whyte’s – the top price in the Dublin autumn art auctions

Paul Henry’s west of Ireland landscapes dominated the Dublin sales and Francis Bacon hit a rare stumbling block in London. Auctioneers have reason to (...)

‘Mrs Herbert of Muckross with a Maltese Terrier’

Nearly 150 years after it was rejected by her husband, a commissioned portrait of “Mrs Herbert of Muckross” by John Butler Yeats is returning to her f(...)

Paul Henry, Dawn, Killary Harbour, 1921, Courtesy Ulster Museum

Misty mountains, gleaming white gable ends under golden thatch, and evocative pools of milky water: who could sum up the west of Ireland like Paul Hen(...)

 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(...)

Readers will have to excuse me this morning. I’m still slightly viral as a result of something I picked up during the Liffey Swim last weekend.  (...)

‘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 (...)

Jack Butler Yeats: ‘The Sunset Belongs to You’, oil on board. (Estimate: £100,000-£150,000/€113,000-€169,000)

One of the biggest auctions of Irish cultural heritage will take place in London next month when Sotheby’s sells the “Yeats Family Collection” in the (...)

Cian O’Connor at home in Co Meath. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dubliner Cian O’Connor is best-known for his showjumping prowess. A regular member of the Irish Nations Cup Team, he won a bronze medal in the London (...)

Jack B Yeats, ‘From Portacloy to Rathlin O’Beirne’, at the Hunt Museum in Limerick

Ealaín National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin 2, July 23 nationalgallery.ie The newly refurbished National Gallery is being welcomed with love and ac(...)