Admiral’s heroic deeds make waves across the centuries

Admiral’s heroic deeds make waves across the centuries

A dramatic 19th-century sea rescue will be remembered at Fonsie Mealy’s summer sale, says Des O’Sullivan.

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Antiques: Set your clock for exciting Cork event

Antiques: Set your clock for exciting Cork event

Antiques and garden furniture at Woodward’s sale, says Des O’Sullivan.

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Lady Freemason in the frame

Lady Freemason in the frame

This early mezzotint portrait of Mrs Elizabeth Aldworth (1695-1775) in masonic robes comes up at Fonsie Mealy’s auction in Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny on July ...

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Lights, camera and action for Liz Taylor lifestyle auction

Lights, camera and action for Liz Taylor lifestyle auction

Des O’Sullivan previews an event set to bring plenty of Hollywood glamour to Newbridge, Co Kildare.

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More than 450 lots under the hammer

More than 450 lots under the hammer

Des O’Sullivan previews James Adam’s ‘At Home’ sale in Dublin.

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Photographer David Magee in the frame for exhibition in Cork's Lavit Gallery

Photographer David Magee in the frame for exhibition in Cork's Lavit Gallery

EN ROUTE between shows in London and New York, a 25 year retrospective of Cork-born London-based photographer David Magee opens at the Lavit Gallery next Thursday.

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Why London is the perfect hunting ground for antique lovers this month

Why London is the perfect hunting ground for antique lovers this month

The ‘Masterpiece’ fair offers collectors of art and antiques an unmissable opportunity, says Des O’Sullivan.

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Chinese Qing astronomer’s chairs and electrified doll’s house lure antique fans to Durrow

Chinese Qing astronomer’s chairs and electrified doll’s house lure antique fans to Durrow

Des O'Sullivan previews Sheppard's two-day sale in Durrow.

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Painting found in attic could fetch €150 million

Painting found in attic could fetch €150 million

This painting of Judith and Holofernes — believed to be a long-lost work by Caravaggio — will come under the hammer next Thursday in Toulouse with an ...

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Cork city in the rare oul’ times

Cork city in the rare oul’ times

Des O’Sullivan sets the scene for an intriguing sale next Saturday.

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Special delivery: Rare postbox among items at Sheppard’s auction

Special delivery: Rare postbox among items at Sheppard’s auction

A rare postbox is among intriguing lots, writes Des O’Sullivan.

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LS Lowry in the picture

LS Lowry in the picture

Des O’Sullivan previews Whyte’s sale which features a number of leading names from the Irish art world

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Collectors poised to swoop on Cork for major antiques fair

Collectors poised to swoop on Cork for major antiques fair

Jewellery, silver, art, furniture and militaria will lure treasure-hunters in their droves, writes Des O’Sullivan.

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Expressionist artist puts bishop in frame

Expressionist artist puts bishop in frame

Des O’Sullivan casts an eye over Morgan O’Driscoll’s online art sale BISHOP Willie Walsh of Killaloe is generally considered by liberals in Ireland ...

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Great interest in O’Driscoll’s sale

Great interest in O’Driscoll’s sale

The auction house is to be commended, writes Des O’Sullivan.

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Contents from great Irish houses in Sheppard’s sales

Contents from great Irish houses in Sheppard’s sales

Des O’Sullivan previews the art, furniture, and more which will be auctioned at four sessions over two days.

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Big names from art world in the picture for Easter auction

Big names from art world in the picture for Easter auction

The sale of 400 lots in Connemara tomorrow promises to be a crowd-puller, says Des O’Sullivan.

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See what’s under hammer at Ballea Castle

See what’s under hammer at Ballea Castle

Salvage, antiques and art at contents auction, writes Des O’Sullivan.

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Library sale opens a brand new chapter

Library sale opens a brand new chapter

Des O’Sullivan previews an interesting event at James Adam in Dublin.

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Penny farthing pedals centre stage

Penny farthing pedals centre stage

A rare penny-farthing bicycle is among the 460 lots on offer at the annual vintage auction at O’Donovan’s of Newcastlewest at 10am next Saturday. In ...

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Antique watchers eye up giant Irish elk antlers and marrow scoop

Antique watchers eye up giant Irish elk antlers and marrow scoop

A PAIR of giant Irish elk antlers from the collection of the artist Sir Sidney Nolan comes up at Bonham's sporting sale in London on May 1.

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The rarest Beatles record of them all goes under the hammer

The rarest Beatles record of them all goes under the hammer

The band’s memorabilia will hit all the right notes, says Des O’Sullivan.

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