Robert Indiana’s – Love, Red and Blue signed screen print is available from Gormleys Fine Art, (1996 from an edition of 200 prints) €9,800.

Love it or loathe it, the traditional day of romance – St Valentine’s Day, will see Ireland spend in excess of €200 million on romantic gestures. The(...)

1850s Card Case, hand-turned (€395) Courtville Antiques, Powerscourt Townhouse Centre.

It is that time of year when many feel the dread of trying to choose the ideal gift for a loved one. A greener alternative is to consider antique or v(...)

Capard House, Rosenallis, Co Laois: bought by John Picerne last year

Property mogul John Picerne, the founder and chief executive of Corvias Group, has emerged as the US-based buyer of Capard House. Corvias specialises (...)

Top house sales of 2015

DUBLIN 1. Sorrento House, Dalkey: €10.5 million, Sherry FitzGerald and Lisney 2. Strathmore House, Killiney: €7.5 million, Sherry FitzGerald 3. Ca(...)

A pair of large Chinese “Qing period” powder-blue vases, each 2.5ft high: they exceeded the estimate of up to €40,000

Downton Abbey’s return to TV screens last weekend, with an opening storyline about a country-house auction, provided the perfect curtain-raiser to (...)

Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip, Sabina Higgins, Queen Elizabeth and President Michael D Higgins watch a ceremonial welcome at Windsor Castle yesterday. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Yesterday’s engagements at Windsor Castle and Westminster highlighted the sartorial choices of President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina on t(...)

The three-storey buildings are just a few doors from the Market Arcade

Bannon is quoting €755,000 for two adjoining investments on Dublin’s Drury Street which were originally acquired by property developer Bernard McNamar(...)