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Ignatius and Mary O’Connell  met when both were teachers at a school in Ballycastle, Co Antrim. Photograph: Bronagh O’Connell

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

George Victor Du Noyer (1817-1869),fungi collected,   Derry, 1837.Watercolour and pencil on paper, Courtesy of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin

Pioneering Irish artists are at the heart of the National Gallery of Ireland’s new exhibition, Drawn from Nature: Irish Botanical Art, spanning almost(...)

Josephine McNeill: the first woman to head an Irish diplomatic mission. Photograph: Courtesy of UCD Archives

Josephine McNeill was the first woman to head an Irish diplomatic mission. She took up her post in The Hague 70 years ago in January 1950 and served i(...)

Dublin Bay by George  Potter (€700-€900)

The current on-line auction of Whyte’s of Molesworth Street, which will end on Monday, February 17th, has quite a selection of Irish and international(...)

No 8 Grosvenor Terrace in Monkstown, Co Dublin

While the world is currently on high alert because of the coronavirus, a previous owner of 8 Grosvenor Terrace in Monkstown, Co Dublin, had her fair s(...)

Reverie by Jack Butler Yeats achieved €1.4m (€500.000-€700.000) Whyte’s and Christie’s from  Ernie O’Malley Collection. A record price.

Auction results November 19th, Adam’s Blackrock. General auction. Irish Gothic pollard oak bookcase, €5,200; 18ct-gold rectangular pendant by AJ Torr(...)

Jack B Yeats, A Paris of the West achieved €787,964 (€565,000-€905,000) at Sotheby’s Irish Art Sale

Results Damien Matthews Clontarf Sale, November 16th and 17th Fancy yellow diamond 4.01ct €32,000 (€45,000-€75,000), Japanese gold mounted box with s(...)

Rare fancy yellow diamond (4.01ct) VS2 with no flourescence fetched  €45,000- 75,000 at Matthews auction

Auction Results Sheppard’s Masterworks Sale Ming vase discovered at a routine valuation in Blarney achieved €610,000 – almost €500,000 over estimate(...)

National Gallery of Ireland: Spencer Murphy’s photograph of Ruby Walsh features in the gallery’s exhibition celebrating the role of the horse in Irish life, history and culture

The National Gallery of Ireland has announced its programme for 2020, which will include Irish Horse, a major exhibition celebrating the central role (...)

Sleeper of the Adam’s Asian sale was a Ceylonese ivory casket which sold for €23,000 against an estimate of €1,500- €2,500

Auction results TUESDAY NOVEMBER 5TH John Weldon Temple Bar, Jewellery sale Emerald ring set with diamond shoulders 10.40cts €17,000, antique gold (...)

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