Shakespeare’s Fourth Folio, from the Jesuit collection known as “the O’Brien Library”, which will go under the hammer in a major auction at Sotheby’s next June. Photograph from Sotheby’s

The Jesuit Order in Ireland is to dispose of its internationally important collection of rare books and mediaeval manuscripts valued at more than €2 m(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the National Gallery of Ireland: “We can make Ireland the first country in the world to guarantee access for every child to tuition and participation in art, music, drama and coding.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There was a broad welcome across the arts and culture sectors for the Government’s new five-year plan, Creative Ireland, which was launched by the Tao(...)

Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys:  Creative Ireland/Clár Éire Ildánach will promote culture and creativity across art forms and media over the next five years. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Every child in the country will be given the opportunity to develop their musical creativity and skills as part of an ambitious new five-year Governme(...)

 Gerry Davis (left), the 2016 Hennessy Portrait Prize winner,  with sitter Sean Guinan. Photo: Anthony Woods

Gerry Davis, a graduate of the Limerick School of Art and Design, has won this year’s Hennessy Portrait Prize which is worth €15,000 and comes with a (...)

ARABELLA_BISHOP_83_PRINT Arabella Bishop: offers advice on buying at Sotheby’s auctions, which are held in salerooms worldwide, and assists clients with a growing number of private sales

Arabella Bishop is head of Sotheby’s Ireland. Sotheby’s is an international auction house with a global network of 90 offices in 40 countries includi(...)

Coast Scene with Europa and the Bull (1634) by Claude Lorrain. Copyright National Gallery of Ireland

Eclectic Images: Recent Acquisitions 2011-2016 National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin ★★★★ Works from the Brian Lalor collection quite rightly domina(...)

Detail from It Takes a Village by Una Sealy

The painter Una Sealy is best known for vivid domestic interiors incorporating strongly characterised portraits of family and friends. Rather than ma(...)

Venus Supplicating Jupiter by Sir Peter Paul Rubens, the 17th century Flemish painter, has been acquired by an unnamed bidder.

An Old Master painting by Rubens from the Beit art collection was sold for £1.3 million (about €1.5 million) at Christie’s auction house in London ton(...)

Aurora and Cephalus, by François Boucher: the sale is  the latest in a   series by the Alfred Beit Foundation, the charitable trust that runs Russborough House in Co Wicklow

A drawing from the Beit art collection was sold at auction in Christie’s in London yesterday for £74,500 (€87,500). The sale of Aurora and Cephalus,(...)

James Gorry in his gallery on Molesworth Street, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

James Gorry is a picture restorer and art dealer and owns the Gorry Gallery, 20 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. He holds regular exhibitions of 18t(...)

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