Evie Hone

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Visitors at the National Gallery of Ireland after it reopened today. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The traffic-light entry system displayed on a screen at the entrance to the National Gallery of Ireland was showing green at 9.45am on Tuesday. The do(...)

When the Chicago World Fair opened in 1893, there was not one, but two rival model Irish villages.

People frequently forget that history isn’t composed of a grand sweep of happenings, ordained by institutions from on high. While these undoubtedly co(...)

A pair of Regency side tables from the collection of Ib Jorgensen will be auctioned at Adam’s sale, €4,000-€6,000

Two sales on Tuesday, October 20th, offer a great selection of art and furniture, from classic mid-century designs to the personal collection of one o(...)

Celtic Cross in a West of Ireland Landscape by Paul Henry sold for €105,000 through Morgan O’Driscoll

Morgan O’Driscoll ’s Irish and international art this week was a good litmus test for the online auction market in the current health crisis. The res(...)

Balloon sculptures by Jeff Koons, €15,000-€20,000 each

A rare painting by Paul Henry, Celtic Cross in a West of Ireland Landscape (1929), featuring a large cross dominating his signature bulbous cloud land(...)

Josephine McNeill: the first woman to head an Irish diplomatic mission. Photograph: Courtesy of UCD Archives

Josephine McNeill was the first woman to head an Irish diplomatic mission. She took up her post in The Hague 70 years ago in January 1950 and served i(...)

Faberge 1885 sapphire and diamond brooch €1,200–€1,800

Throughout history, sapphires have been revered for their beauty, strength and durability, and their perceived powers of wellness and protection. In (...)

Henri Cartier-Bresson: Ireland. 1952. Dublin. St Stephen’s Green

Before Instagram shared the world via little square boxes on a screen, photographers were making it present through hugely influential magazines, and (...)

Woman Reading, Roderic O’Conor, €30,000-€50,000 Adam’s

From childhood, art has captivated the collector Patrick Murphy, but it was in the early 1960s, at a Fleadh Cheoil in Enniscorthy, that his passion fo(...)

Potato Diggers by Paul Henry achieved €110,000 (€70,000-€100,000) through Adam’s

Results Wednesday September 25th Adam’s St Stephen’s Green (82 per cent sold grossing €1.2m) – Paul Henry, Connemara Landscape €120,000 (€60,000-€80,(...)

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