Graham Knuttel

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Bewley’s of Grafton Street: the facade of the landmark Dublin cafe

You’re walking down Grafton Street in Dublin and duck into Bewley’s, that institution of a coffee house that’s so familiar we hardly ever think about (...)

His large face was mesmerising and his Mona Lisa-like smile seemed to draw more and more information from me. I began to feel self-conscious.

Recently I was minding my own business in a local wine bar when an enigmatic stranger appeared beside me. He had an open face, a wide smile and a slig(...)

Lorraine Keane at home in Monkstown. Photograph: Alan Betson

Keane and her husband, musician Peter Devlin, bought their Victorian home 13 years ago when it was divided into flats and Keane was eight months pregn(...)

Drayton Manor is tucked into a hollow on a bend of Three Mile Water river in Co Wicklow. The verdant setting, behind a pristine cut-stone wall and ele(...)

A Fante painting from John Cunningham’s collection. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Along one of Ranelagh’s leafier secluded roads, beyond the railings of a modest semi-detached house lies a virtual Aladdin’s Cave of art and sculpture(...)

The Oscar nominations are out soon, and while awards season can be unpredictable, there are certain things you can also be damn sure will go down on (...)

Detail from a gilt-bronze surtout de table, made for Kilkenny Castle in circa 1805, which appeared at Sotheby’s this week where it sold for £18,750

Sunday (February 22nd) Victor Mee Auctions (Co Cavan). Auction on the premises of Smarmore Castle, Ardee, Co Louth. A William IV mahogany three(...)

Detail from ‘Still Life – Fruit and Wine’ by Peter Collis at Cork art auction

The first Irish art auction of the year – an online auction – is under way at west Cork-based Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers. Although bidding is via t(...)

The Young One by Jack B Yeats,  estimated at €20,000-€30,000, in Morgan O’Driscoll’s Irish Art sale

A watercolour by Jack B Yeats, titled The Young One and estimated at €20,000-€30,000, makes(...)

Victorian art has been out of fashion in an international art market dominated by collectors prepared to pay multimillion-euro sums for modernist art(...)

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