John Mccormack

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The American Irish Historical Society property on Fifth Avenue. Photograph: Google Maps

The Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee has written to the board of the American Irish Historical Society urging it to reverse its decision to sell i(...)

The American Irish Historical Society  property on Fifth Avenue, on the market for $52 million. Image: Google Maps

A group of high-profile Irish-Americans, including actor Liam Neeson and authors Colm Tóibín and Colum McCann, have written to the attorney general of(...)

The American Irish Historical Society put the Beaux-Arts property on Fifth Avenue on the market for $52 million last month. Image: Google Maps

The Government has intervened in a controversial plan by the American Irish Historical Society to sell its landmark building in Manhattan, with Minis(...)

Still Life with Frying Pan, William Scott,  €200,000 (€200,000-€300,000), de Vere’s

In a year like no other, the first lockdown saw a huge number of sales postponed on the fine art and auction circuit. Sales were pushed to the back en(...)

Democratic presidential nominee  Joe Biden and US president Donald Trump. Each side is convinced that the victory of the other spells the end of the republic, so the contest turns into a competition of terminal nightmares. Photographs: Angela Weiss and Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

A moment of truth is at hand. Or perhaps a trial of strength, not just between two mutually and grievously hostile political tribes, but of the fortit(...)

Boxed specimen coins 1911, will feature at the John Weldon sale  October 6th  3,000- 5,000

RESULTS September 15th, Adam’s, St Stephen’s Green, Jewellery and Watch sale Adam’s report 85 per cent of lots sold, totalling more than €1.3 millio(...)

The composer John F Larchet (1884-1967) was a power in the land in the decades after Irish independence. He was music director of the Abbey Theatre, a(...)

19th century garnet set gifted by Lord Byron to Mary Ann Chaworth in 1803 achieved €5,200 (€800–€1,200) at Adam’s At Home sale.

Whyte’s Eclectic Collector Sale July 25th and 26th Ninety per cent of lots sold with a gross sale of just under €1m. 1916 Proclamation of the Irish R(...)

 Irish tenor John McCormack painted by Sir William Orpen in 1923. He cut his teeth at Feis Ceoil. Photograph: Christies/PA Wire

Coronavirus continues to ravage the cultural calendar for the next few months. Music for Galway has cancelled all of its April events. Both the Good F(...)

Memorial to John Keegan Casey in Ballymahon, Co Longford. Photograph: Courtesy of Longford  County Council/County Longford Heritage Office

The Polish rebellion of January 1863 against Tsarist Russia was hardly a subject of major concern in this country but a teenager in Longford saw it as(...)

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