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Patrick Pearse addressing a crowd at Dolphin's Barn (Lot 358 Est €60-€80)

 Long before the advent of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, postcards were used as a way to send picture messages. The largest collection of pos(...)

Mary Swanzy got to know the work of Picasso from viewing his paintings at soirees organised by Gertrude Stein in Paris.

“To be an artist… you have to be very severe with your amount of energy… To have an overriding hobby, that’s the secret. Mine was an overriding hobby,(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Detached house, Bishops Street Tuam

When a certain detached house was first built on Bishop Street in 1912, it quickly became, according to local history “an object of wonder”. But what (...)

Lightness of Being, a 2004 photographic portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Chris Levine, sold in London for £187,500

Auction results Monday, April 3rd Whyte’s, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. Online art auction with 240 lots of “affordable” art. Sixty-five per cent of (...)

Interior (1961), by Tony O’Malley, is estimated at €8,000-€12,000.

Most art collectors, sadly, never live to see the financial value of their life’s passion realised. But, happily – and rightly – most people buy art f(...)

The announcement by Sotheby’s this week that a Jack B Yeats painting had unexpectedly turned up in the art collection of the late David Bowie has spar(...)

New York City restaurateur Danny Meyer is calling time on tipping across his 13 restaurants in favour of higher wages for all staff, funded by significantly higher prices on all his menus.  Photograph: Sonia Moskowitz/Getty Images

I don’t tip because society says I have to. All right, if someone deserves a tip, if they really put forth an effort, I’ll give them something, a litt(...)

Michael Hogan, the Tipperary footballer who was killed at Croke Park on Bloody Sunday on November 21st, 1920

The GAA will mark the 95th anniversary of the events of Bloody Sunday, November 21st, 1920, at a special ceremony in Croke Park tonight before the st(...)

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