A 1956 Remington typewriter owned by Lady Pamela Blunden (€100-€150) is among the items up for  auction

Sheppard’s Auction House in Durrow will hold a sale on June 25th and June 26th next to include the residue of the contents of Castle Blunden on behalf(...)

Lot 18 Important Venetian vioin attributed to the Pelizon family €15,000- 20,000

Sheppard’s upcoming sale in Durrow Co Laois on May 16th has just over 100 lots – far shy of the usual 1,000-plus items that usually feature in its mon(...)

Lot 1117 Ortelius Map of Ireland 1598 €800-€1,200 Sheppard’s

While the use of maps today has been replaced by modern GPS systems, and we no longer consult atlases and charts to traverse land and sea, historicall(...)

Lot 48: 18th century Chinese jar €30- €50

Sheppard’s will hold its first auction of 2019 on January 29th, with 817 lots in a sale it’s calling Décor Decoded. Paintings, mirrors, period furnitu(...)

‘Evening, Montreux’, by Sir John Lavery, sold for €90,000

Monday (November 27th) Whyte’s Irish Art Auction, RDS, Dublin. Some 75 per cent of lots sold. Evening, Montreux by Sir John Lavery €90,000 (€80,000-€1(...)

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 (...)

Horse and Greyhounds by the English artist John Emms went for €17,500 (€12,000-€18,000) at Durrow auction

Auction Results: Monday, March 6th: Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Skibbereen, Co Cork. Irish Art Online Auction. 88 per cent of lots sold. Lot 64, T(...)

Fine Gael deputy leader and Senator Dr James Reilly: in 2001, he and his wife Dorothy bought Loughton House, a 13-bedroom Georgian mansion on 82 acres outside the village of Moneygall, Co Offaly

Viewing begins this morning for the auction of the contents of Loughton House – the country estate of Fine Gael deputy leader and Senator, Dr James R(...)

Loughton House, a 13-bedroom Georgian mansion in Moneygall, Co Offaly

Dr James Reilly chuckles like “Bottler” as he recalls the first night he slept in “The King’s Bed” at his newly-acquired country mansion. And, no, not(...)

Michelle Brophy, auctions co-ordinator with Sheppard’s Irish Auction House, the art and antiques auctioneers based in Durrow, Co Laois. Photograph: Frank Miller

Michelle Brophy is an auctions co-ordinator with Sheppard’s Irish Auction House, the art and antiques auctioneers based in Durrow, Co Laois. The fami(...)

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