Liam Neeson as Michael Collins

The Irish War of Independence was both a political struggle and a military conflict. Militarily, the two sides appeared unfairly matched. By 1921, the(...)

  18ct white gold Emerald and diamond set consisting of necklace and  earrings, €19,000

A video of The Quiet Man was playing on a loop in the lobby as auction-goers arrived in Sheppard’s Durrow, Co Laois, saleroom to watch items owned by (...)

Village Life by Margret is dated 1994 and still has the original price sticker – 199 Zimbabwean dollars.

‘Folk art’ paintings from Zimbabwe are among the surprise lots in Sheppard’s auction of items owned by the former president of Ireland Mary Robinson a(...)

The Battle of Waterloo was fought 200 years ago, on June 18th, 1815. Above, Napoleon’s retreat from the Battle of Waterloo. Image: After a painting by Steuben. Photograph by Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The Duke of Wellington never did say about his Irish birth “just because you are born in a stable does not make you a horse”. It was said by Daniel O(...)

A letter by Roger Casement to the police inspector responsible for his custody, written just three months before his execution and detailing his at(...)