The Royal Dublin Society. Photograph: Dónal Murphy

For the tens of thousands who flock to the RDS every August, the buildings and showgrounds in Ballsbridge mean just one thing: horses. A highlight on (...)

Have you seen this painting? Girl in the Sand (1950) is one of the ‘lost’ works by Una Watters

It was a wet windy Monday morning in December when we arrived at the Emerald Ballroom in Ballinasloe. We weren’t there for the dancing. We were on a q(...)

Matt McNulty with a photo of James Joyce, part of the Dublin Writers Museum collection. Photograph: Alan Betson

In the early 1980s an American tourist unable to find anything in Dublin celebrating Ireland’s fabled writers set out his disappointment in a letter t(...)

A tiny Tunbridge Ware sewing kit in the form of a grand piano achieved €2,400 (€200-€300) through Mullen’s of Laurel Park

Recent sales at Irish auctions and indeed international auctions with Irish connections, realised some strong results. It was a particularly good week(...)

Homeward Bound Sean Keating €60,000- €80,000 Adam’s

Results: May 1st, Bonham’s London, Montague Dawson’s Racing for the Corinthian Cup on Lough Derg €85,000. Forthcoming Auctions: Today and tomorrow,(...)

Lot 58: ‘Low Water, Spring-Tide, Clifden’ by Jack B Yeats, €40,000-€60,000 Adam’s

Two forthcoming Irish art sales will feature a great mix of contemporary and period artworks from both Irish and international artists. Adam’s on St (...)

An Apple-1 computer, which cost $666.66 in 1976, sold online through Christie’s for £371,250

Auction results Tuesday, May 28th, Sheppard’s of Durrow Inside Outside Sale Six Kilkenny limestone bollards from Kilkenny courthouse €5,400 (€5,000(...)

Lot 16 Western Landscape by Paul Henry is seeking €100,000–€150,000

The forthcoming Important Irish Art Sale of 205 lots by Whyte’s auction house, at the RDS on May 27th, will feature a large selection of works by Loui(...)

Lot 105: The Lovers After Courbet by Basil Blackshaw (€20,000-€40,000).

Mankind has long been fascinated by the naked human body expressed as an art form. A refection of ourselves, and sometimes conveying social and politi(...)

Lot 25: Tralee by Jack B Yeats an oil once owned by two former taoisigh. (estimate €150,000–€200,000)

The forthcoming Irish Art auction by deVeres at the Royal College of Physicians on Kildare Street on March 26th will offer almost 150 lots, spanning t(...)

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