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Rare Chinese flask discovered at Cork valuation under the hammer.
Sat, 02 Nov, 2019
The National Hunt season is getting into full swing and already a number of horses, four to be precise, have been identified that may well help to keep us cruising along.
Sat, 19 Oct, 2019
previews Sheppard’s two-day sale in Durrow which will offer pieces to suit all budgets.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
It was an Antiques Roadshow kinda moment when a Cork family showed up at an evaluation event in Blarney Castle last weekend with a vase they thought might be worth a couple of thousand.
Wed, 18 Sep, 2019
Timeless, the Irish Antique Dealers Fair, continues this weekend at the RDS in Dublin and is open from 11am to 6pm today and tomorrow.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2019
previews Sheppard’s upcoming sale in Durrow.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2019
previews Sheppard's two-day sale in Durrow.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
previews the art, furniture, and more which will be auctioned at four sessions over two days.
Sat, 27 Apr, 2019
The mother of missing Offaly woman Fiona Pender is being laid to rest in Tullamore today.
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
There’s a wide variety on offer at Sheppard’s, writes.
Sat, 22 Apr, 2017
Sat, 04 Mar, 2017
Killarney Park Hotel finished first in the luxury hotel category, while Pax Guest House in Dingle topped Ireland’s B&B list, as well as placing 15th in Europe.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
Sat, 17 Dec, 2016
A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in Co. Offaly this morning.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2016
Sat, 26 Nov, 2016
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
looks ahead to some unique sales with varied lots on offer, including art and elegant furniture.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
Fri, 08 Apr, 2016
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
It has finally been announced and a select few hotels are celebrating in style after being named in Tripadvisors Top 25 Travellers’ Choice hotels in Ireland for 2016.
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
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.
Sat, 28 Nov, 2015
Sat, 17 Oct, 2015
A pair of French- designed polished steel and leather standard lamps and a 19th century Italian faience miniature violin are among the highlights at Sheppard’s first-ever attic sale in Durrow next Tuesday.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
Thu, 27 Aug, 2015
With talk of ‘back to school’ in the air it is time to make the most of what remains of the summer.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
Brian Gavin, who will oficiate Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final between Kilkenny and Waterford, has been slapped with a proposed one-month ban for comments he made towards a match official after an Offaly club fixture.
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015
Nothing prepares you for stand up. It is a weird, strange thing. The only thing that can possibly prepare you for stand up is stand up itself.
Sat, 04 Jul, 2015
Fine furniture, Oriental porcelain, carpets and rugs, art, silver, jewellery and collectibles come up in abundance at Sheppards two day sale in Durrow, Co Laois next Tuesday and Wednesday (June 30-July 1).
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Clare County Council yesterday announced a comprehensive plan relating to the tourism development and visitor management of the “Jewel of The Lough Derg” in Co Clare, Holy Island.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
A Faberge cigarette case and an Elizabethan refectory table are among the lots on offer at Sheppard’s two-day sale in Durrow, Co Laois next Tuesday and Wednesday.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2015
A retired council worker and farmer who claims he slipped in the foyer of a hotel where he had attended an afternoon tea dance has brought a High Court action for damages.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
on the Lord of the Dance’s canvas creations which go on sale in Dublin later this month.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2015
Gardaí said “great bravery” by a 10-year-old boy saved his 11-year-old sister from being abducted by a man outside their home in rural Co Laois.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2015
There is good selection of antique furniture, silver, rugs, art, porcelain, military, glass and collectibles at three days of sales at Sheppards of Durrow next week.
Sat, 28 Feb, 2015
Met Eireann says 2014 was wet, warm and sunny across the country with hurricane force winds recorded early in the year.
Mon, 05 Jan, 2015
The variety contained in 2,000 lots at four days of auctions at Sheppards in Durrow, Co Laois next week is enormous.
Sat, 29 Nov, 2014
A Triptych watercolour of Cork Harbour, probably from around 1864 by John Corbett (1822-1893), is a rarity at Whyte’s sale at the RDS on Monday at 6 pm.
Sat, 27 Sep, 2014
A diamond solitaire to be auctioned next week for €65,000 to €75,000.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
A pair of wonderful Dublin-made Gainsborough armchairs, a large early 19th century Chippendale hall lantern; a 19th century Dresden pen and ink stand; a Flemish alterpiece from the 15th century; an 18th-19th century cloisonne Guang or ritual vessel; a Dublin 1744 printing of the Life of Robinson Crusoe and a portrait by Sir John Lavery of Cardinal Hayes are among the lots to feature at three days of sales at Sheppard’s in Durrow next week.
Sun, 06 Jul, 2014