John Wyse

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Waiting for the Ferry by Jack B Yeats achieved €135,000 ( €100,000- €150,000) through Whyte’s

This time last year the art market was in uncharted waters. While galleries have suffered, the auction market had a booming year as many, within the c(...)

Very rare pen sketch on the inside cover of lot 594, Life in the West of Ireland, Jack B Yeats

The private library of bibliophile John Wyse Jackson, who died suddenly on February 19th, 2020, will be auctioned by Purcell auctioneers in an online-(...)

A stamp jointly issued in 1995 by Ireland and Belgium to commemorate the Battle of Fontenoy on May 11th, 1745

One of the latest non-events in this year of things not happening has been a commemoration of the 275th anniversary of the Battle of Fontenoy. The da(...)

The Irish National Foresters on parade

‘I think that I shall never see/A poem lovely as a tree”, wrote Joyce Kilmer. And he was probably right, since he died only a few years later, in the (...)