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Fonsie Mealy and Tara’s Palace treasurer Jenny Johnston with the doll’s house that was  sold by the children’s charity for €48,000. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Even by the standards of the Irish property market, it was an exceptionally high price. A two-room doll’s house measuring just 44cm high and 26cm acro(...)

The angled bastion with red and white poles

Excavation work during the development of a new hotel has led to the discovery of part of a 17th-century fort that was a major defence point for Engli(...)

Lot 144: a very rare Chinese rhinoceros horn carving of a figurine estimated at €20,000-€30,000

Two centuries before the late singer Dolores O’ Riordan became a star, Limerick had produced one of the world’s first global music celebrities. Cather(...)

One of a set of four oil-on-copper paintings by an unknown artist, that sold for €22,000 – more than 14 times the top estimate (€1,000-€1,500) at Adam’s on Tuesday

Auction Results: Sunday (December 10th) Hegarty’s Auction Rooms, Bandon, Co Cork. Lot 15, an 18ct white gold necklace with an 8.77ct diamond (colour(...)

Primary schoolchildren from Gaelscoil na bhFál in Belfast research material for Across and Open Field, Ireland’s first history publication written and illustrated by children.

It was one of the most successful children’s projects in the history of the State. In 1937, 100,000 school primary school pupils were tasked with gat(...)

RESULTS: Tuesday (March 14th) Sotheby’s, New York. Auction of Chinese porcelain entitled “Ming: The Intervention of Imperial Taste”. Lot 8, “a superb(...)

“Farmstead with Cows Grazing by the River” by Frank McKelvey: Lot 8 (€4,000-€6,000) in the March 6th sale at Morgan O’Driscoll auctioneers, Skibbereen, Co Cork

Auction results Wednesday (March 1st) Bonhams, New Bond Street, London, hosted an auction of 19th century European, Victorian and British Impression(...)

A military OBE and first World War medals, to be offered at John Weldon Auctioneers

Today, Saturday (January 21st): Whyte’s, The Eclectic Collector auction at the Freemasons Hall, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 at noon, featuring maps, h(...)

A Victorian horseracing board game, originally from Slane Castle (home of the Conyngham family), entitled The Conyngham Cup – Race Game, is based on a famous annual steeplechase  that is still held at Punchestown. It is to be auctioned through Matthews

Auction results Tuesday (March 22nd) Chorley’s Auctioneers, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. A hand-drawn map by Sir Roger Casement showing wh(...)

Anyone who had a good week in Cheltenham and are now seeking to invest some of their winnings might be interested in a selection of equestrian painti(...)

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