Most of the main Irish auction houses are “resting” for Hallowe’en and the schools’ mid-term break after a hectic autumn, but have already announced d(...)

‘Prescriptions Accurately Prepared’, by John Doherty, is part of Sotheby’s Irish Sale in London on Tuesday, September 13th (£15,000-£20,000)

Auction results Sunday (September 4th) Matthews Auction Rooms sale of the house contents of 68 Wellington Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin, home of the lat(...)

‘By-Pass No 4’  by Martin Gale

Auction Results: Sunday (May 22nd) Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Fine Period Interiors Auction. 77 per cent of lots sold. On the Lagoon, Ve(...)

Detail of ‘The Housekeeper’, by William Leech, which  is being sold from a private collection

A beautiful painting called The Housekeeper is on display at de Veres on Kildare Street this weekend and there could hardly be a more appropriate or a(...)

Detail from ‘The Boat Builder’ by Jack B Yeats

After modest results in recent London auctions at both Bonhams and Sotheby’s, Irish art had a good night in London on Wednesday at Christie’s “(...)

Hastings Railway Station by Walter Frederick Osborne: sold for £62,500 at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s much-anticipated Irish art sale in London on Wednesday afternoon didn’t quite live up to expectations, with 26 of the 71 lots remaining unso(...)

‘The Works’ presenter John Kelly (second-left) with the original line-up of reporters on the RTÉ show, Sinéad Gleeson, Nadine O’Regan and Kevin Gildea.

RTÉ One’s flagship arts show The Works is to end in its current form and will be “reformatted” in the autumn “as part of ongoing refreshment of the RT(...)

‘The Bang the Door Boys’, a 1944 painting by Jack B Yeats, sold to a private Irish collector for €95,000

Results from three big auctions in Dublin this week suggest the market for fine art and antiques is in robust shape. On Tuesday, Adams Blackrock in so(...)

Clew Bay by Letitia Hamilton

In a real sense, the AIB Art Collection fell victim to the implosion of the Irish banking system. In a rush to judgment in the heated atmosphere of(...)

The boom – or bubble – in the international art market looks set to continue in 2015. The big international art auction houses are benefiting from unp(...)

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