LT Meade penned over 300 books in a long career, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
Auction will also include lots from Cashel Palace Hotel and a Lismore estate, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
Kya deLongchamps takes a look at “a motorcycle of a rational complexity of organs and elements combined with a frame with mudguards and a casing covering the whole mechanical part”, a patent for the Vespa scooter lodged in Florence.More
New housebuyers will find value at most auctions and fairs if they hold their nerve, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
Des O’Sullivan says the GPO keys are being sold in time for the centenaryMore
Des O’Sullivan says there will be a focus on antique furniture from north and south of the border at Cork fair.More
West Cork country house contents on offer, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
Bernardine Coverley, daughter of Irish parents who ran a pub in Brixton, met the painter, Lucian Freud when she was 16 and he was 20 years her senior.More
Des O’Sullivan looks ahead to auctions in Cork this coming week.More
Des O’Sullivan looks at what’s up for grabs at the Limerick hotel acquired by the McManus family for €30m.More
Des O’Sullivan reviews a forthcoming show of work by the artist who was brave enough to paint the Famine.More
Des O’Sullivan looks at the latest list of artists for O’Driscoll’s online sale.More
Des O’Sullivan tells a tale of bad weather in Kinsale that left a legacy.More
Des O’Sullivan says the Lawrence collection and a good selection of affordable art are the draw at Sunday sale.More
Des O’Sullivan says that auction rooms are gearing up for commemorative items to come up for sale.More
Des O’Sullivan reviews new Crawford exhibition on work of Adam Buck.More
The scoreline at Whyte’s sale of sport and entertainment memorabilia on Monday could be summed up as GAA one, rugby nil. And James Bond trumped Madonna.More
Des O’Sullivan says that 2015 has been a year when records were broken for sales of art and sculpture.More
Des O’Sullivan looks at a number of interesting lots on offer next week, including a copy of Boole’s theory.More
Des O’Sullivan says sale highlight is the earliest ever to come to auction.More
Des O’Sullivan looks at highlights of Morgan O’Driscoll’s RDS auction.More
New books about art can add understanding to one’s enjoyment, and make a great gift, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
An Irish Regency brass inlaid sofa table (€3,000-€5,000) and a marquetry inlaid display cabinet (€2,500-€3,500) are among the delights at Hegarty’s sale in Bandon next Tuesday at 6pm.More
Sales at Whyte’s, de Veres, Adams and Morgan O’Driscoll will offer plenty of choice, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
Rose Martin suggests a return ticket stocking-filler to see one of the glories of the Tudor Age and a house of two sides, Hampton Court Palace.More
Des O’Sullivan says Adam’s sale includes highly collectible chess sets.
Rare comics, as well as gloves signed by Katie Taylor, Andy Lee and Bernard Dunne are on offer at Dolan’s Limerick sale, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
Des O’Sullivan says this two-day event can be tremendous fun and can bring out the hunter in collectors.
Irish artist’s portrait acclaimed for its raw colour, writes Des O’Sullivan.
Des O’Sullivan says forthcoming sale features work of renowned smiths.More
Des O’Sullivan reports on Puginesque lots for sale from Mercy Convents in Tralee and Rosscarbery in Co Cork.More
Costumes ranging from ‘Catwoman’ to ‘Citizen Kane’ are up for grabs in California, says Des O’Sullivan.More
Des O’Sullivan says Sotheby’s are discovering new appetite for Irish art.More
Des O’Sullivan says La Gommeuse is from the fabulous Koch collection.More
Des O’Sullivan reports on the wide range of antiques, art and collectibles at auction in Bandon next week.More
Nearly 1,600 lots of furniture, paintings, and other collectibles are up for grabs next week, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
Des O’Sullivan says Mealy’s sale has 1,400 lots and will run over two days.More
A collection of Japanese Imari porcelain, including a pair of ginger jars, a bowl and plaques will come up at Woodward’s in Cork next Wednesday at 6pm.
Des O’Sullivan previews the seventh annual James Adam Country House Collections’ sale at Slane Castle.More
Des O’Sullivan looks at what’s under the hammer at Freemason’s Hall.More
Old chandeliers and brass wall lamps are a feature at Marsh’s sale of contents from the Victoria Hotel, Patrick St, Cork next Saturday at noon.
Des O’Sullivan finds Ireland represented as a female figure in The Spirit of Justice under the hammer in Co Kildare.More
Viewing at Keighery’s
In Waterford there is a viewing at Keighery’s City Auction Rooms from noon to 5pm today and tomorrow for an antique auction which takes place on Monday at 10.30am.
Des O’Sullivan looks at a number of different art works on offer through three auction houses in the capital.More
Des O’Sullivan on the sale of historic Irish documents and paintings.More
A large, single-owner collection of around 300 mint and boxed die cast metal collectible toys, will feature at the antique and collectors’ sale at Cork Auction Rooms at noon tomorrow.
Des O’Sullivan on the work of 19th century artist, James Mahony, who painted the major events of his time.More