An artillery shell from 1916, turned into a dinner gong, which was found in a London flea market and which will go under the hammer in Whyte’s, with an estimate of between €800 and €1,200, next month.

An impulse purchase at a London flea market has uncovered the only known trophy made to celebrate British “victory” in the 1916 Rising. A “fascinat(...)

Detail from a portrait of British actress Gladys Cooper by Sir William Orpen which made €175,000, the top price paid for a painting at auction this year

Whyte’s auctioneers said Monday night’s Important Irish Art auction at the RDS – where 85 per cent of lots sold – had produced the company’s “best res(...)

Detail from When You are Old, by Niamh Harding Miller, inspired by WB Yeats

The Dublin Painting & Sketching Club is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of poet and Nobel laureate WB Yeats in its 137th exhibition(...)

A print of the famous first World War painting ‘The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at Rue du Bois’

A print of the famous first World War painting The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at Rue du Bois, inscribed by the chaplain who is depicted i(...)

A levée dress uniform with the rank insignia of a colonel, “accompanied by the appropriate kilt, sporran, plaid, trousers, cross-belt with plate, stockings and kid gaiters”, to be auctioned in Dublin on November 8th

An Irish Tricolour reputedly flown over Dublin during the Easter Rising in 1916, and uniforms worn by the British military leader who suppressed the r(...)