John Behan

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The last written words of Michael Collins €7,000-€12,000, Damien Matthews

While not wanting to mention the forthcoming December festivities prematurely, many of us may be getting the chance to spend the season with loved one(...)

Weathered looking and wearing bell bottoms: The Mariner statue by John Behan in Dublin. Photograph: Frank McNally

On a guided tour of Dublin Port recently, we stopped to admire a statue called The Mariner, by John Behan. Made from distressed metal, it depicts a we(...)

A Welcome, Jack B Yeats ( €177,678- €296,129) Sotheby’s Modern British and Irish Art sale

It’s been some week in the world of fine art auctions. In the space of just six days, from November 9th to 15th, Christie’s New York achieved in exces(...)

Tom Hanks American Airstream, 1992 ($150,000-$250,000/ 126,951- 211,586) and Ford Super Duty Crew Cab ($70,000-$100,000/ €59,244- €84,634). will be auctioned by Bonham’s

For the first time in a decade, the familiar sight of a marquee at the Connemara crossroads of Ballyconneely will be absent this August bank holiday w(...)

The Travel Department will bring you to some Irish gems, and can include a castle stopover

Homegrown holidays You may be more familiar with Travel Department for their escorted trips to far-flung spots, but they’ll also bring you to some Ir(...)

Lot 76 Barca by Michael Foley ( €1,000- €1,500) at the Morgan O’Driscoll sale

Words used by the late Seamus Heaney to describe sculptural artist John Behan really resonate this spring with the recent frenzy of NFT (non-fungible (...)

The Sick Bed by Jack B Yeats

Adam’s Important Irish Art sale – which was originally due to take place in March and postponed due to the coronavirus lockdown – is now open for view(...)

Tuskar Rock Lighthouse by Ivan Sutton (€1,500-€2,000), Whyte’s.

With lockdown restrictions lifting, auction houses are beginning to open up for public viewings once again. Both de Vere’s of Kildare Street and Whyte(...)

Phyllis Plunkett remained active in her community in the Dublin suburb of Raheny.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Jack B Yeats, A Paris of the West achieved €787,964 (€565,000-€905,000) at Sotheby’s Irish Art Sale

Results Damien Matthews Clontarf Sale, November 16th and 17th Fancy yellow diamond 4.01ct €32,000 (€45,000-€75,000), Japanese gold mounted box with s(...)

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