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# auction - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Piece of history for sale as Aung San Suu Kyi's house gate goes up for auction

The seller says he won’t accept bids lower than €177,000.

# auction - Friday 23 January, 2015

This woman was accused of bribing Titanic crew not to go back for survivors

A letter she wrote after surviving the tragedy sold at auction today for almost $12,000.

# auction - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university DNA

US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university

It has also been revealed that the man who bought the medal did so to give it back.

# auction - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

How much would you spend on a watch? This one fetched €17 million... a world record

The handcrafted timepiece is named after its original owner, a New York banker,who ordered it in 1925.

# auction - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Someone just bought an Apple computer for $905,000

Someone just bought an Apple computer for $905,000

But not just ANY Apple computer…

# auction - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

This 18th century house could have been yours for €765k

Sure you’d find that down the back of the couch, right? If only…

# auction - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Presentation cup given to those who defended Trinity during the 1916 Rising up for auction

The auction will also feature items relating to the Irish Hospitals Sweepstake.

# auction - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

€50 million worth of properties - including the GAA's birthplace - sold at auction

Hayes Hotel went for €650,000. But that was a drop in the ocean at the RDS today.

Despite calls for it to be saved, the GAA's birthplace was sold at auction today

Hayes Hotel in Thurles sold for €650,000 this morning.

# auction - Monday 28 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge The world's biggest Tunnocks tea cake is up for auction Omnomnom

# auction - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Bidding opens on the first ever online-only property auction today

Now you can buy a house on your PC, tablet or smartphone!

# auction - Friday 27 June, 2014

Sold: €5m worth of property and land snapped up in "intensive" Galway auction

Organisers said it displayed “continued confidence” in the Galway property market.

# auction - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Rush for homes as property market "changes dramatically" in Galway

An all-day auction is set to take place in Galway on Friday.

# auction - Friday 20 June, 2014

Protesters force cancellation of property auction on "health & safety" grounds

The demonstration was organised by the ‘Land League’ which claims some of the lots due to be sold were repossessed homes and farms.

# auction - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Now is finally your chance to buy that bank you've always wanted*

*Well, it’s more of the building that contains the bank instead of the actual bank, but still…

# auction - Friday 23 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Someone is selling off the word 'The' on eBay The The

Someone is selling off the word 'The' on eBay

A landmark in internet auction history.

# auction - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Unsold!: Jackie Kennedy letters to Irish priest withdrawn from auction

The disputed correspondence was due to fetch a multi-million euro figure.

# auction - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Fancy owning Rory Gallagher's amp or Michael Jackson's hat? They're up for grabs

Beatles, Elvis, Jon Bon Jovi fan? There’s a piece of memorabilia from pretty much every rock star for sale at an auction in Dublin.

# auction - Monday 19 May, 2014

Apple's original multi-coloured logo boards will be up for auction

And the bidding starts at $10,000 for those interested.

# auction - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Francis Bacon triptych expected to make $80m at New York auction

The Irish-born artist’s ‘Three Studies of Lucian Freud’ sold for $142.4 million last year.

Letters from Jackie O to Irish priest go under the hammer

The letters, which will be sold in June, contain details of her engagement to John F Kennedy and his assassination.

# auction - Friday 2 May, 2014

Ever wanted to live in a nice old mill? Now you can...

This listed mill in Wexford is going under the hammer later this morning as well as a number of other properties including a Georgian house in Dublin.

# auction - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Letter written on the day the Titanic sank sells for €145,000

Esther Hart, who wrote the letter, survived that day.

'Maybe they are common in the Shelbourne...but not Leitrim': Hotelier cancels land auction

The owner of the Bush Hotel cancelled a land auction following a protest by the newly-formed Land League.

# auction - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Looking to invest in a Soviet-era space capsule? Yours for a cool €1.4 million

The capsule has been extensively restored to remove all trace of the searing burn marks it picked up on re-entry to Earth’s atmosphere.

# auction - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Going, going, gone: Criminal Assets Bureau sells Rolex on eBay for €8,200

The last watch the CAB sold on the auction website went for €7,000.

# auction - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From The42 Alex Ferguson is auctioning off his famous €3m wine collection For Sale

Alex Ferguson is auctioning off his famous €3m wine collection

5,000 bottles will be up for grabs from next month.

# auction - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

The handwritten order to call off the 1916 Rising sold at auction for €30,000

The handwritten note reads “Volunteers completely deceived. All orders for tomorrow Sunday are entirely cancelled”.

# auction - Friday 21 March, 2014

Elvis Presley fan? You could bid for a strand of his hair tomorrow Up For Grabs This post contains images

Elvis Presley fan? You could bid for a strand of his hair tomorrow

The auctioneers said it could go for between £50-£5,000.

# auction - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about the gardaí identifying attackers in viral assault video, AIB’s mortgage deals and the Christy Brown archive auction.

Christy Brown letters, photos and poems to remain in Ireland Precious This post contains images

Christy Brown letters, photos and poems to remain in Ireland

The collection includes unpublished works and letters from his lover Beth Moore.

# auction - Friday 28 February, 2014

Two copies of Mein Kampf signed by Hitler sell for €47k

Eleven people bid for the two books, which had been expected to sell for around one third of the price.

# auction - Monday 24 February, 2014

Allsop signs agreement to end auction protestors' sit-in

The auctioneers have agreed not to sell any properties where there is a legal dispute between the owner and the bank.

# auction - Friday 7 February, 2014

Another property auction, this 'Shebeen' is probably the weirdest lot yet

The Shebeen Bar on Carrick On Suir up for grabs for just €10,000 with a total of 190 lots on sale.

# auction - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Holy roller: Pope's Harley to be sold at auction

No chance of a “Heaven’s Angels” gang, so.

# auction - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Love/Hate’s Fran, Colin Farrell and Katie Taylor rally support for Merryn

Four-year-old Merryn was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma – an aggressive childhood cancer of the nervous system.

# auction - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

'Record breaking' auction featuring golf club and hotel suite totals €24 million

Were you thinking of a buying a golf course for a loved one this Christmas? You missed your chance today.

# auction - Sunday 8 December, 2013

From The42 Jesse Owens' 1936 Berlin Olympics gold fetches a cool €1.1 million Piece Of History

Jesse Owens' 1936 Berlin Olympics gold fetches a cool €1.1 million

The American gained worldwide fame for his sporting efforts and his victory over Germany’s best athletes.

# auction - Friday 6 December, 2013

Biggest property auction yet - This time with a golf course and four storey office block

The auction at the RDS Concert Hall in Dublin will have 150 properties with a combined valuation of about €23 million.

# auction - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

A real (not live) dinosaur is being sold in the UK today

The 17 metre Diplodocus skeleton named ‘Misty’ is expected to sell at auction for €720,000.