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After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale
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After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale

Feb 24th 2017, 8:51 PM 24,872 Views 67 Comments

The vessel has a long and distinguished service record.

Hitler's personal telephone sells for €228,000
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Hitler's personal telephone sells for €228,000

Feb 20th 2017, 8:01 AM 23,975 Views 35 Comments

“This was Hitler’s mobile device of destruction.”

Unsold!: 1916 surrender letter set to leave Ireland after auction fails to reach €1m
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Unsold!: 1916 surrender letter set to leave Ireland after auction fails to reach €1m

Dec 7th 2016, 8:48 PM 21,484 Views 79 Comments

It’s owner says he longer feels an obligation to keep it here.

Rare Tintin drawing sells for record-breaking €1.5 million
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Rare Tintin drawing sells for record-breaking €1.5 million

Nov 19th 2016, 6:25 PM 4,136 Views 3 Comments

The sale, which was expected to fetch between €700,000 and €900,000, broke records for the highest sale for a single cartoon drawing.

Pearse 1916 surrender letter “could leave Ireland” after upcoming auction
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Pearse 1916 surrender letter “could leave Ireland” after upcoming auction

Nov 14th 2016, 3:00 PM 10,783 Views 45 Comments

The Department of Arts says buying the letter would “not be the best use of taxpayers’ money”.

A page from a Tintin comic could fetch €1 million at auction
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# Explorers On The Moon

A page from a Tintin comic could fetch €1 million at auction

Nov 12th 2016, 1:00 PM 10,730 Views 3 Comments

It’s a rare piece of comic book history.

Famous artist who was sued for claiming a painting wasn't his wins court case
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# Million Dollar 'e'

Famous artist who was sued for claiming a painting wasn't his wins court case

Aug 25th 2016, 6:01 AM 33,820 Views 22 Comments

The world-famous artist Peter Doig said he did not create the desert landscape painting.

Pele auctions off entire collection of medals and memorabilia to raise millions for charity
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# Legend

Pele auctions off entire collection of medals and memorabilia to raise millions for charity

Jun 8th 2016, 7:37 PM 5,845 Views 7 Comments

The three-time World Cup winner is selling more than 2,000 items of personal memorabilia in London this week.

Now could be a good time to keep an eye on bitcoin again
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Now could be a good time to keep an eye on bitcoin again

May 30th 2016, 4:55 PM 16,533 Views 21 Comments

The currency is now valued at €477 per coin, matching the valuation it had back in August 2014.

George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin
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# Third Attempt

George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin

May 19th 2016, 10:12 AM 18,416 Views 134 Comments

Protests erupted in the US over the shooting of the unarmed black teenager in 2012.

Ancient Chinese letter sells at Beijing auction for €27 million
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Ancient Chinese letter sells at Beijing auction for €27 million

May 18th 2016, 6:05 AM 6,227 Views 7 Comments

A film mogul splashed out a record amount of money for the letter, which is 124 characters long.

Auction appears hijacked as "Racist McShootFace" bids $65m for gun that killed Trayvon Martin
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# Fake Accounts

Auction appears hijacked as "Racist McShootFace" bids $65m for gun that killed Trayvon Martin

May 13th 2016, 4:50 PM 20,966 Views 24 Comments

The account was later deleted.

Website stops George Zimmerman selling the gun he killed Trayvon Martin with
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# Trayvon Martin

Website stops George Zimmerman selling the gun he killed Trayvon Martin with

May 12th 2016, 9:10 PM 22,152 Views 36 Comments

The website has not said why.

Remainder of Ireland's Fittest Family winner's cattle herd to be sold on Monday
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# Million Euro Judgement

Remainder of Ireland's Fittest Family winner's cattle herd to be sold on Monday

Apr 22nd 2016, 9:16 PM 29,216 Views 21 Comments

He had described the mood after the news broke earlier this month as “like the day after a funeral”.

Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction
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# Living History

Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction

Apr 17th 2016, 8:30 AM 12,924 Views 8 Comments

The special centenary auction has over 600 items available to be bought.

This three-bedroom house in Clare is going up for auction with reserve of €10,000
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# Bargain

This three-bedroom house in Clare is going up for auction with reserve of €10,000

Apr 13th 2016, 12:30 PM 66,422 Views 49 Comments

The property is situated near the Burren and not too far from the Cliffs of Moher.

Copy of Irish Proclamation sells for €185,000
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Copy of Irish Proclamation sells for €185,000

Mar 13th 2016, 5:42 PM 18,997 Views 17 Comments

Original copies of the document are rare.

Ultra-rare half Proclamation to be auctioned in Dublin
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Ultra-rare half Proclamation to be auctioned in Dublin

Mar 10th 2016, 1:30 PM 9,645 Views 16 Comments

The document is one of two original copies up for sale this weekend.

Earliest known letter of John Lennon to go for £30,000 at auction
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# Memorabilia

Earliest known letter of John Lennon to go for £30,000 at auction

Mar 7th 2016, 10:12 AM 7,184 Views 7 Comments

The letter is part of a Beatles rock ‘n roll memorabilia auction.

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

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

Feb 21st 2016, 11:13 AM 9,775 Views 18 Comments

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

Private letters offer rare insight into life of Churchill's Irish right-hand man
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Private letters offer rare insight into life of Churchill's Irish right-hand man

Dec 5th 2015, 4:00 PM 20,114 Views 58 Comments

Letters written by former British government minister Brendan Bracken are among over 750 historic lots up for sale at an auction in Dublin later this month.

An anonymous phone bidder bought Judy Garland's Wizard of Oz dress for almost €1.5 million
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# Oh My

An anonymous phone bidder bought Judy Garland's Wizard of Oz dress for almost €1.5 million

Nov 24th 2015, 9:30 AM 7,341 Views 8 Comments

The dress was the highlight of a sale of nearly 400 pieces of Hollywood memorabilia sold yesterday.

A tycoon bought this €45 million rare diamond for his 7-year-old daughter
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A tycoon bought this €45 million rare diamond for his 7-year-old daughter

Nov 12th 2015, 8:32 AM 29,683 Views 54 Comments

The sale is a record price for any jewel at auction.

A guitar bought for €250 sold for €2.2 million last night
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# Love Me Dollary Do

A guitar bought for €250 sold for €2.2 million last night

Nov 8th 2015, 1:29 PM 16,860 Views 12 Comments

It once belonged to John Lennon, in fairness.

Jersey worn by Irish-born former All Blacks captain sells for world record €243,000
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Jersey worn by Irish-born former All Blacks captain sells for world record €243,000

Oct 9th 2015, 5:27 PM 9,033 Views 3 Comments

Dave Gallaher was born in Ramelton, Donegal.

This Limerick property could* be snapped up for just €1
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This Limerick property could* be snapped up for just €1

Sep 26th 2015, 8:15 AM 24,415 Views 17 Comments

*But it probably won’t!

The spikes Sir Roger Bannister wore during his record-breaking run have sold for big money
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# 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 3,625 Views 4 Comments

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

Ali's 'Thrilla in Manila' boots and Jordan's backboard among $430,000 worth of US sports merchandise up for auction
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# Piece Of History

Ali's 'Thrilla in Manila' boots and Jordan's backboard among $430,000 worth of US sports merchandise up for auction

Jul 21st 2015, 4:20 PM 4,715 Views 3 Comments

But Mickey Mantle baseball cards are still the hottest property stateside.

Christie's formally withdraws Russborough paintings from auction
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# Staying Put

Christie's formally withdraws Russborough paintings from auction

Jun 26th 2015, 2:57 PM 8,258 Views 0 Comments

… but there’s an October deadline to come up with other philanthropic alternatives to keep the paintings is Ireland.

'Christie's, the stinkers': Auction house will 'disgrace themselves' if it charges penalty fee for Russborough paintings
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'Christie's, the stinkers': Auction house will 'disgrace themselves' if it charges penalty fee for Russborough paintings

Jun 18th 2015, 5:40 PM 25,035 Views 34 Comments

There have been calls for the board of the foundation to be dissolved.

These paintings were left to you, so how is a gift to the people of Ireland being sold?
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These paintings were left to you, so how is a gift to the people of Ireland being sold?

Jun 16th 2015, 4:00 PM 27,000 Views 35 Comments

An Taisce has been granted leave to take a judicial review of the granting of the export licences of the Beit paintings.

Step back in time: Here's how Dublin used to look
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Step back in time: Here's how Dublin used to look

Jun 14th 2015, 9:15 AM 21,227 Views 30 Comments

The postcards capture what life was like in Dublin all those years ago.

Gun Ian Paisley lent to Bertie Ahern is going under the hammer
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# Bang Bang

Gun Ian Paisley lent to Bertie Ahern is going under the hammer

Jun 11th 2015, 2:34 PM 9,010 Views 11 Comments

A collector’s item, surely.

National Gallery says it has no money to buy the Russborough paintings
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National Gallery says it has no money to buy the Russborough paintings

Jun 8th 2015, 9:32 PM 10,113 Views 19 Comments

Five masterpieces, including two Rubens, are to go up for auction to raise funds for the upkeep of Russborough House in Wicklow.

Nostalgic postcards take us back in time to an Ireland of old
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# Back In Time

Nostalgic postcards take us back in time to an Ireland of old

Jun 7th 2015, 9:15 AM 17,955 Views 14 Comments

Postcards from up and down Ireland capture life all those years ago.

An 'unnamed American rich dude' is selling a fleet of cars for €58 million
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An 'unnamed American rich dude' is selling a fleet of cars for €58 million

Jun 4th 2015, 3:58 PM 18,356 Views 23 Comments

Someone is saying goodbye to quite a collection.

Fancy jewels of former Viceroy of Ireland sold for over €30,000
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Fancy jewels of former Viceroy of Ireland sold for over €30,000

May 28th 2015, 11:55 AM 6,953 Views 11 Comments

Lord Houghton wore the jewels as Grand Master of the Most Illustrious Order of Saint Patrick, a British order of chivalry.

Sinn Féin doesn't plan to buy up Adams' brother's prison art
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Sinn Féin doesn't plan to buy up Adams' brother's prison art

May 9th 2015, 10:30 AM 15,883 Views 46 Comments

The items are expected to sell for between €300 and €400.

This man's collection of 40,000 records is going under the hammer
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# Music Obsessive

This man's collection of 40,000 records is going under the hammer

May 8th 2015, 5:41 PM 13,723 Views 27 Comments

It spans the last 60 years.

Paul McGrath raised €400 for charity by auctioning off his Second Captains t-shirt
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Paul McGrath raised €400 for charity by auctioning off his Second Captains t-shirt

Apr 23rd 2015, 8:11 AM 16,317 Views 23 Comments

The former Ireland international raised the money for A Buddy for Nicole.