Rory Breslin

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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(...)

The  bronze sculpture in Limerick of Freeman of the city, the late Terry Wogan.

Gardaí have been asked to investigate after a €60,000 memorial sculpture of Terry Wogan was discovered “defaced” in Limerick. The bronze statue, whi(...)

Top of the sales lists was Jack B Yeats, whose Morning Glory rose above its top estimate to make €175,000 (€80,000–€120,000)

Is Irish art finally coming out of the shadow of recession and back into the sun? There were certainly some glittering prices at Whyte’s Important Ir(...)

The new Terry Wogan sculpture, in Limerick: What do you do when there’s no ideology to be expressed, no larger national or imperial narrative to be given a sculptural form? Photograph: Alan Place

 I haven’t seen it in reality, but from photographic and video evidence, Rory Breslin’s new statue of Terry Wogan in Limerick seems to deserve mu(...)

 The newly unveiled Terry Wogan statue on Harvey’s Quay in Limerick. Photograph: Alan Place

When it comes to public sculpture, it may well be the case that critical disdain does not necessarily lead to public disdain. Indeed, the opposite may(...)

Basil Blackshaw’s Clint Eastwood made €22,000 at Adam’s

Auction Results: Thursday (March 23rd) Christie’s, South Kensington, London. Currachs, Connemara by Harry Kernoff, an oil-on-panel, dating from 1932,(...)

Roderic O’Conor: “Woman Reading”, €18,000-€25,000.

Lot 43 in the forthcoming Important Irish Art auction at Adam’s in Dublin on Wednesday evening is by Roderic O’Conor and entitled Woman Reading. Exce(...)

Irish poet and soldier Francis Ledwidge (1891 - 1917). Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has unveiled a statue of Francis Ledwidge in Richmond Barracks, Inchicore, where the Irish po(...)

 Ernest Walton, pictured here in 1955, has had a commemorative silver coin made in his name by the Central Bank.  Photograph: Jack McManus/The Irish Times

A new commemorative coin which was first awarded to BT Young Scientist category winners last week has been released for general sale by the Central Ba(...)

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