Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs, by Sir Frederic William Burton

A draft version of one of Ireland’s most famous paintings – Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs by Sir Frederic William Burton –(...)

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Rare and antiquarian books can be surprisingly valuable. A first-edition copy of Ulysses by James Joyce, published in Paris in 1922, can sell for €100(...)

Retired doctor Philip Murray’s book collection was auctioned in the Gresham Hotel in Dublin in Tuesday,

The auction of the book collection owned by retired doctor Philip Murray took place in the Gresham Hotel in Dublin on Tuesday, in what was the single (...)

1916 centenary commemorations: Capt Peter Kelleher of the 27th Infantry Battalion of the Irish Defence Forces  prepares to read the Proclamation of the Irish Republic at the GPO, O’Connell Street, Easter Sunday, 2016. File photograph: Maxwells

An original copy of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic thought to have hung in the GPO during Easter week 1916 has sold at auction for €150,000. (...)