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#Under the Hammer

# under-the-hammer - This year 2022

Rubens masterpiece Portrait Of A Lady sells for €3.1 million
# Sold
# Sold

Rubens masterpiece Portrait Of A Lady sells for €3.1 million

Mar 18th 2022, 5:11 PM 28,751 Views 13 Comments

It was the first painting by Rubens ever to appear on the Polish market and was put up for sale by a British citizen.

Valentine’s Day ‘banknotes’ from 19th century to go under the hammer
# The Bank Of Love
# The Bank Of Love

Valentine’s Day ‘banknotes’ from 19th century to go under the hammer

Feb 13th 2022, 2:32 PM 16,578 Views 2 Comments

One of the imitation banknotes, to be sold at auction on February 24, was issued by the ‘Bank of Love’.

# under-the-hammer - Last year 2021

Relics from some of Dublin’s most iconic pubs and nightclubs to go on sale
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Relics from some of Dublin’s most iconic pubs and nightclubs to go on sale

Apr 25th 2021, 1:35 PM 72,599 Views 15 Comments

The sale will feature items from nightspots including the Trinity Hotel, the George Nightclub and Howl at the Moon.

# under-the-hammer - All time

RTÉ is selling four paintings at an auction in London today
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

RTÉ is selling four paintings at an auction in London today

Nov 19th 2019, 6:20 AM 21,635 Views 47 Comments

The struggling broadcaster is selling a fifth artwork in a private sale.

Former Apollo House site put on the market
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

Former Apollo House site put on the market

Sep 26th 2018, 7:58 AM 23,362 Views 51 Comments

Apollo House site goes on sale with permission for a new office-block in its place.

Modigliani painting owned by Irish horse breeder John Magnier sells for record €116 million
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Modigliani painting owned by Irish horse breeder John Magnier sells for record €116 million

May 15th 2018, 7:46 AM 55,704 Views 37 Comments

Modigliani’s masterpiece Nu couche (sur le cote gauche) fetched the highest price in Sotheby’s history.

Chance to recreate the Shelbourne Hotel at home as furniture to be auctioned
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Chance to recreate the Shelbourne Hotel at home as furniture to be auctioned

Nov 26th 2017, 10:00 AM 28,588 Views 13 Comments

Some of the furniture is unused and still in it’s original packaging.

Want to buy-up pieces of old Dublin? Today's your chance
# Berkeley Court Hotel
# Berkeley Court Hotel

Want to buy-up pieces of old Dublin? Today's your chance

Sep 20th 2017, 6:20 AM 27,602 Views 19 Comments

Original seats from the Stella Cinema in Rathmines are also up for grabs.

'An extremely special day for us': Cork outsourcing giant Voxpro has been sold
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

'An extremely special day for us': Cork outsourcing giant Voxpro has been sold

Aug 17th 2017, 2:29 PM 518 Views 0 Comments

Canadian group Telus International snapped up a majority stake in the company.

Four popular shopping complexes for sale at €80 million
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Four popular shopping complexes for sale at €80 million

Apr 6th 2016, 10:10 AM 39,584 Views 34 Comments

The collection was originally part of a loan portfolio that was sold by Nama in 2013.

Lock of John Lennon's hair sells for thousands at auction
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Lock of John Lennon's hair sells for thousands at auction

Feb 21st 2016, 11:13 AM 9,788 Views 18 Comments

The four-inch lock of hair was purchased by a UK-based memorabilia collector.

Slaven Bilic denies West Ham have made an approach for Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge
# Under The Hammer
From The42
# Under The Hammer

Slaven Bilic denies West Ham have made an approach for Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge

Jan 21st 2016, 3:46 PM 4,121 Views 9 Comments

The striker has been linked with an £18 million move to West Ham following injuries to Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho.

The spikes Sir Roger Bannister wore during his record-breaking run have sold for big money
# Under The Hammer
From The42
# Under The Hammer

The spikes Sir Roger Bannister wore during his record-breaking run have sold for big money

Sep 10th 2015, 6:00 PM 3,684 Views 4 Comments

The running shoes were expected to reach somewhere between £30,000 and £50,000.

Pope Francis' iPad sells for $30,500
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Pope Francis' iPad sells for $30,500

Apr 15th 2015, 7:59 AM 9,294 Views 14 Comments

The Pope had last year given the iPad to a priest, who in turn donated it to a local school in Uruguay.

You could've bought a big hotel for under €1m today, but someone else did
# Hammer Time
# Hammer Time

You could've bought a big hotel for under €1m today, but someone else did

Feb 18th 2015, 2:54 PM 28,277 Views 12 Comments

The Shandon Hotel in Donegal went for just over €800k.

This woman was accused of bribing Titanic crew not to go back for survivors
# Never Let Go
# Never Let Go

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

Jan 23rd 2015, 8:30 PM 28,430 Views 35 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 22nd 2014, 7:56 PM 45,919 Views 18 Comments

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

From €10k houses to an entire shopping centre: A look at today's Allsop auction properties
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

From €10k houses to an entire shopping centre: A look at today's Allsop auction properties

Jul 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 31,225 Views 12 Comments

If you’ve a few grand or a few million to spare, or just fancy a look at what’s on offer — there are some unusual lots up for sale in the RDS today…

Rush for homes as property market "changes dramatically" in Galway
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

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

Jun 26th 2014, 6:30 AM 22,268 Views 60 Comments

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

Half of house hunters are willing to spend up to €350k on a home
# Bubble Bubble
# Bubble Bubble

Half of house hunters are willing to spend up to €350k on a home

May 21st 2014, 9:03 AM 10,878 Views 66 Comments

Three out of four property buyers want to buy within the next six months.

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

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

May 20th 2014, 1:51 PM 7,560 Views 4 Comments

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.

Francis Bacon triptych expected to make $80m at New York auction
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

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

May 13th 2014, 11:51 AM 5,728 Views 11 Comments

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

Ever wanted to live in a nice old mill? Now you can...
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

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

May 2nd 2014, 6:30 AM 29,521 Views 15 Comments

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.

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

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

Apr 22nd 2014, 8:48 AM 12,480 Views 13 Comments

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

Gardaí called to auction sit-in protest in Maynooth
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Gardaí called to auction sit-in protest in Maynooth

Mar 1st 2014, 9:25 PM 35,832 Views 39 Comments

Organisers called on the REA Coonan estate agent to sign an agreement that no properties that are in legal dispute should be sold.

Allsop signs agreement to end auction protestors' sit-in
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Allsop signs agreement to end auction protestors' sit-in

Feb 24th 2014, 9:38 PM 13,230 Views 18 Comments

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

A golf course, a petrol station and a Christmas tree farm up for auction
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

A golf course, a petrol station and a Christmas tree farm up for auction

Nov 20th 2013, 6:45 AM 16,835 Views 17 Comments

Allsop Space auctioneers has a massive auction planned for next month, with 150 properties to go under the hammer.

This lovely horse sold for €2,850,000 yesterday
# Lovely Horse
# Lovely Horse

This lovely horse sold for €2,850,000 yesterday

Oct 4th 2013, 9:03 AM 22,267 Views 91 Comments

Goffs described the sale of the thoroughbred colt as ‘extraordinary’.

Ever dreamed of owning a life-sized Maggie Thatcher puppet? Read on...
# Spitting Image
# Spitting Image

Ever dreamed of owning a life-sized Maggie Thatcher puppet? Read on...

Sep 9th 2013, 10:23 PM 5,959 Views 16 Comments

The iconic Spitting Image doll goes under the hammer at a Whytes auction in Dublin this weekend…

No date for rescheduled property auction after protesters force cancellation
# Distressed
# Distressed

No date for rescheduled property auction after protesters force cancellation

Jul 4th 2013, 9:50 PM 11,678 Views 94 Comments

Allsop Space were forced to abandon the event this morning after a handful of demonstrators entered the venue and demanded it be called off.

Undies worn by Elvis Presley to be sold at auction
# For Sale
From The Daily Edge
# For Sale

Undies worn by Elvis Presley to be sold at auction

Aug 27th 2012, 12:10 PM 13,475 Views 38 Comments

Unwashed underwear worn by ‘The King’ could fetch £10,000 at a UK auction next month.

Distressed properties net over €15m at auction
# Distressed Property
# Distressed Property

Distressed properties net over €15m at auction

Jul 7th 2011, 9:00 PM 1,498 Views 15 Comments

Ireland’s second auction of distressed property has taken place in Dublin – with many properties achieving above the rock-bottom asking prices.

Rare James Joyce letter to go under the hammer
# James Joyce
# James Joyce

Rare James Joyce letter to go under the hammer

Mar 16th 2011, 1:03 PM 717 Views 0 Comments

The letter from Joyce to his friend, Italian writer Carlo Linati, sees the frustrated Irishman decry the censorship of his books.