Ted Hegarty, antiques auctioneer, Bandon, Co Cork

With interest rates for bank deposits at historic – and dismal – lows, many savers and investors are seeking alternative investments. Property, the st(...)

Currachs, Connemara by Harry Kernoff an oil-on-panel,  1932,

Auction Results: Tuesday & Wednesday (March 7th & 8th) Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny. 80 per cent of lots sold. Lot 856,(...)

Section of a late 19th century Japanese “Satsuma” vase - one of thousands of items  in  the Antiques, Art & Vintage Fair at  Talbot Hotel, Dublin,  Feb 18th & 19th

Auction Results: Sunday & Monday (February 5th & 6th): Victor Mee Auctions, Cloverhill, Belturbet, Co Cavan. An 18th century Co Meath rushlig(...)

A military OBE and first World War medals, to be offered at John Weldon Auctioneers

Today, Saturday (January 21st): Whyte’s, The Eclectic Collector auction at the Freemasons Hall, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 at noon, featuring maps, h(...)

‘Liffey, Up Stream’ , an oil on canvas by Thomas Ryan (estimate: €5,000-€7,000).

Forthcoming auctions: Sunday June 12th Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. At Home – auction of antique and modern interior furnishings. 12(...)

Robin O’Donnell: ‘I am a complete antiques nut and love everything old. Cars would be my weakness’

Robin O’Donnell, chief executive of Hibernian Antiques Fairs, Limerick. I organise some 30 antiques and art fairs at hotel venues throughout Ireland (...)

Detail from “the earliest known depiction of Irish road bowling”  believed to be by Nathaniel Grogan jnr (circa 1765-1820)

Next weekend’s three-day spring antiques and fine art fair will take place in the Ballsbridge Hotel (formerly Jury’s) on Pembroke Road, Dublin 4. Even(...)

Detail from ‘Still Life – Fruit and Wine’ by Peter Collis at Cork art auction

The first Irish art auction of the year – an online auction – is under way at west Cork-based Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers. Although bidding is via t(...)

An extremely rare George I Irish silver saffron pot, made in Dublin in 1719, and engraved with the crest of the Synge family.

Limerick’s 2014 City of Culture got off to a stuttering start and the city also suffered considerable disruption in last month’s floods. So org(...)

Fine art and antiques auctioneers report tentative signs of a recovery in the market since the autumn auction season got under way at the beginning of(...)