The portrait of the famous Victorian jockey Fred Archer was painted by Rosa Corder in 1883

Sheppard’s is holding an unprecedented “mini-season” of auctions on four consecutive days next week – daily at 10.30am and also broadcast online – sta(...)

Philip Sheppard of Sheppard’s Irish Auction House  in Durrow, Co Laois, with a letter dated October 1, 1964, from Jaqueline Kennedy to Fr Fagan at All Hallows College in Dublin in relation to Father Leonard’s death. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Sheppard’s Irish Auction House got a sneak preview yesterday of what is likely to befall Durrow in a month’s time.“CBS News on the line, Mr Sheppard,”(...)

Photograph supplied by Sheppard’s Irish Auction House

The archive titled “Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy: Letters to Fr Joseph Leonard, 1950-1964” contains more than 30 (mostly handwritten) letters. They will(...)