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Head of a Boy: Lucian Freud’s portrait under the hammer at Sotheby’s. Photograph: Michael Bowles/Getty

A Lucian Freud portrait of the late Guinness heir Garech Browne as a boy has been sold in London for €6.7 million. Head of a Boy was painted in 1956, (...)

‘A jewel of a painting’: Lucian Freud’s Head of a Boy, a portrait of the young Garech Browne. Photograph: Sotheby’s

The late Guinness heir Garech Browne was proud of his portrait by Lucian Freud, which shows him as a young boy with a thatch of blond hair. Browne, w(...)

Mourners at the funeral of Eileen Battersby in Drogheda at St Peter’s Church, Drogheda, Co Louth.  Photograph: Donall Farmer

Literary critic, author and journalist Eileen Battersby was a “brilliant”, “beguiling”, “beautiful”, “courageous”, “dynamic” romantic who lived by her(...)

McDermott’s Castle: the guide is set at €90k

A majestic castle set on an island in Lough Key in Co Roscommon is one of the most striking lots for sale in the upcoming BidX1 pre-Christmas auction.(...)

Diarmuid Gavin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The art of things at NCAD welcome day Here’s an event in Dublin on Saturday 16th that has nothing to do with Bloomsday! The welcome day at the Nation(...)

The Instagarden from Argos who have thought long and hard about what is trending in gardening.  File photograph: Getty Images

Argos goes green What with Chelsea just finished and Bloom just beginning and the arrival, finally, of some decent weather we’ve all gone garden mad.(...)

 Emma King and Tristan Fahy of Hook lodge B&B on the Hook Peninsula, Co Wexford which is 6km from the B&B. Photograph: Patrick Browne

It was a New Year’s Eve break back in Ireland that first prompted Tristan Fahy and Emma King to think about changing their lives. “We were down in Fet(...)

The Irish Yeast Co, 6 College Street, Dublin 2, for sale at €675,000. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

For well over a century it has sat, sagging gently in the middle of a block on College Street in Dublin 2, between the Westin Hotel and a row of build(...)

Phryné, a white marble dated 1868 by the Italian sculptor Francesco Barzaghi £477,000 (about €537,000) at Sotheby’s

Sunday (February 11th) Matthews Auction Rooms, Oldcastle, Co Meath. A collection of photographs from the collection of Lt Charles Howard-Bury. Lot 1,0(...)

Millenial pink lands in the kitchen with Aga’s new Blush-coloured cooker.

Designer drop at Ikea Ikea’s latest designer collaboration latest designer collaboration is with British designer Tom Dixon, lands at Ikea, Dublin on(...)

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