Gourd with Rembrandt Drawing, 2019, Liam Belton, €4,000- 6,000, Morgan O’Driscoll

Results MONDAY 29TH AND TUESDAY 30TH JULY Damien Matthews and Stephen Ryan, The Temperance Hall, Kinsale, George II Irish Red Walnut Table with Carv(...)

Victor Mee with some rare pub memorabilia from the contents of the Clermont Arms in Co Louth

Auctions taking place around the country this week include some rare and unusual items. At John Weldon’s Fine Jewellery sale at Cow’s Lane in Temple (...)

Qing dynsasy lacquer cinnabar box achieved €15,000 against its reserve of €50-€100 through Mullen’s

Auction results Tuesday, July 23rd Fonsie Mealy, Chatsworth Summer Fine Art Auction Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny Vivien Greene’s dolls houses achieved t(...)

Life cast Masks of David Bowie by Joe Murray (€500-€700), Morgan O’Driscoll.

Although the Irish art market appears to be heading towards recovery since the economic crash, it still remains a fickle world. Take, for example, Flo(...)

A baboon taxidermy achieved €1,200 (€500-€600) at Usher Auction Rooms, Kells.

Auction Results Whytes, 38 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 January 26th: Sean Kearns Postcard collection was a “white glove sale”, where every lot sold. (...)

A carved blackwood and lacquered screen applied with ivory figures (€6,000-€10,000) which will be auctioned at Mullen’s Auctioneers

The week ahead will be exceptionally busy for Irish auctioneers as sales postponed due to the poor weather vie for attention with those already schedu(...)

 Charles Howard-Bury crocodile-hunting in Burma.

Ever heard of the Offaly man who spoke 27 languages, fought in the first World War, shot a man-eating tiger in India, explored the Himalayas, went cro(...)

Duke Brothers on Market Street: it took six men six days to put the books into 1,674 boxes and three articulated lorries to transport them to Kells

How do you sell a library? Not just any old library, either, but a whopping 25,000 books, assembled over a lifetime by a woman who was happy to live o(...)

‘This would have been a very loving gift from a husband to wife,’ says auctioneer Damien Matthews “This would have been a very loving gift from a husband to wife,” said auctioneer Damien Matthews ahead of the auction.

A notable Victorian-era sex toy which belonged to an Anglo-Irish family sold at auction today for €3,200*, receiving more than 100 bids from nearly 40(...)

‘This would have been a very loving gift from a husband to wife,’ says auctioneer Damien Matthews “This would have been a very loving gift from a husband to wife,” said auctioneer Damien Matthews ahead of the auction.

It is difficult to describe Lot 475 in next weekend’s two-day auction at Matthews Auctioneers in Oldcastle, Co Meath, without resorting to double-ente(...)

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