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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Under the Hammer

Last year
Rubens masterpiece Portrait Of A Lady sells for €3.1 million
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
One of the imitation banknotes, to be sold at auction on February 24, was issued by the ‘Bank of Love’.
All time
Relics from some of Dublin’s most iconic pubs and nightclubs to go on sale
The sale will feature items from nightspots including the Trinity Hotel, the George Nightclub and Howl at the Moon.
RTÉ is selling four paintings at an auction in London today
The struggling broadcaster is selling a fifth artwork in a private sale.
Former Apollo House site put on the market
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
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
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
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
Canadian group Telus International snapped up a majority stake in the company.
Four popular shopping complexes for sale at €80 million
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
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
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
The running shoes were expected to reach somewhere between £30,000 and £50,000.
Pope Francis' iPad sells for $30,500
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
The Shandon Hotel in Donegal went for just over €800k.
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.
This 18th century house could have been yours for €765k
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
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
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
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
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
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...
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
The last watch the CAB sold on the auction website went for €7,000.
Gardaí called to auction sit-in protest in Maynooth
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
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
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
Goffs described the sale of the thoroughbred colt as ‘extraordinary’.
Ever dreamed of owning a life-sized Maggie Thatcher puppet? Read on...
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
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
Unwashed underwear worn by ‘The King’ could fetch £10,000 at a UK auction next month.
Distressed properties net over €15m at auction
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
The letter from Joyce to his friend, Italian writer Carlo Linati, sees the frustrated Irishman decry the censorship of his books.