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 (...)

Dance of Time III by Salvador Dali being installed in the gardens at Russborough House in Co Wicklow

Mad man, con man or genius? The jury is still out on Salvador Dalí, the Spanish surrealist painter and master of self-promotion, whose largest collect(...)

A baboon taxidermy achieved €1,200 (€500-€600) at Usher Auction Rooms, Kells.

Auction Results Whytes, 38 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 January 26th: Sean Kearns Postcard collection was a “white glove sale”, where every lot sold. (...)

Johnny Ronan, now often to be found in the Ivy restaurant in Dublin, thinks he is back after his Celtic Tiger misadventures. Photograph: Tom McEnaney/McEnaney Media

It was early summer in 2014, and Johnny Ronan, then still a ward of Nama, was trying to kickstart the deal that he hoped would restore him to commerci(...)

Méabh Ní Drisceoil, third secretary in the Irish embassy in Hungary,  meeting president of Hungary János Áder.

Is there more to being a diplomat than truly spoiling guests at the ambassadorial residence with pyramids of gold foil-wrapped chocolates? The Public(...)

Sean Scully pastel M.18.04 made €556,686

Auction results Christie’s, Modern British Art Evening Sale, June 19th. Sean Scully, pastel M.18.04 made €556,686, a record in the medium for th(...)

They’ve got gay marriage, can’t they just get on with it now? This, and similar sentiments start to swirl around the edges of a certain kind of conver(...)

Lot 45 Roderic O’Conor, Figures in a Pool

Ever wondered what a Louis le Brocquy or a Donald Teskey would look like on your wall?  Well, you don’t have to wonder any more.  A new app(...)

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