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2022
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Angry Swedish fans auction off replicas of Ibrahimovic's nose in protest
Fans are conducting the auction out of what they perceive as the star’s betrayal.
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Sotheby auction of 200 pairs of Virgil Abloh shoes fetches $25 million
The most paid for one of the pairs was more than $350,000.
All time
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Partially shredded Banksy painting sells for record €21.9 million
Love Is In The Bin was auctioned in London by Sotheby’s.
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Painting by renowned Irish artist Jack Butler Yeats sells for €1.7 million at auction
Reverie by Jack Butler Yeats had a guide price of up to €700,000.
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Banksy artwork self-destructs after selling for €1.2 million at London auction
“It appears we just got Banksy-ed.”
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World's largest freshwater pearl sold at auction for €320,000
The pearl once belonged to Catherine the Great.
# out out
Will you be out celebrating the referendum results this evening?
Done and dusted.
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Items from Clerys, Shelbourne Hotel and iconic Celtic Tiger nightclubs going under the hammer
A host of items from Howl at the Moon and the Residence Club are to be sold off.
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These were the biggest hotel deals of 2017
Last year was quiet compared to 2016′s bonanza.
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Williams and US Open champion Stephens both suffer shock defeats in Australian Open first round
Last year’s semi-finalist CoCo Vandeweghe also made an early exit.
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Bournemouth splash out €11m on Chelsea stopper Begovic
The Bosnia-Herzegovina goalkeeper will be competing with Artur Boruc for a starting spot.
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Photos: Over 5,000 items from former Central Bank going on auction in huge sale
The objects on offer range from a barista bar to large desks, chairs, plants, printers and even water coolers.
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Humans are hunting 300 mammal species to the brink of extinction for meat, says new global report
The Earth’s species are dying out at more than 1,000 times the usual rate.
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Buyers are snapping up new homes in the town once dubbed Ireland's first ghost town
The first phase of a 177 new home development in Adamstown was launched this weekend.
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'I had a go, it wasn't good enough' - It looks like TJ Ryan's time as Limerick boss is over
Ryan has been at the helm for the past three seasons.
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Adolf Hitler's own copy of Mein Kampf has just sold at auction
The book from his Munich apartment sold for more than €18,000.
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Digiweb is offloading a chunk of its business - for a cool €95 million
The Viatel assets will now come under the wing of billion-dollar US company Zayo.
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Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move
Co-founder Paddy Cosgrave made the announcement the event was leaving Dublin today.
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Tickets for Mayweather v Pacquiao sell out instantly, now going for up to €129,000
Still, you can get to the weigh-in for just $10.
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Buying a home? You're facing fresh competition. A glut of new landlords
Savills say the new mortgage rules will mean even more investors.
# the runs
Runaway portaloble toilet makes a break for it down windy street
It’s SICK of your sh*t. Literally.
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David Moyes sacked by Manchester United
The former Everton boss lasted less than year in charge.
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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”.
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Fancy owning this pub or a schoolhouse? Get the pair for €165,000
Auctioneers will bring a record 224 properties to market next month.
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Tax-cut talk is "a return to auction politics", Dáil is told
Joan Collins says that it would be “convenient” if the government could afford a tax cut in the run-up to the general election in 2016.
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CRC chief quits in the midst of charity top-up scandal
Departing chief executive Brian Conlan did not receive any top-ups but his predecessor got a top-up of €135,000 on top of a basic salary of €116,000.
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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.
Roger Casement letter to prison inspector to sell for up to £12k
According to the seller, the missive is “deeply revealing” of Casement’s “complex and chivalrous character.
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Ireland sells €500m of T-bills at a higher rate than last month
Total bids received amounted to €1.46 billion which was 2.9 times the amount on offer.
# Distraught
Hotels, pubs and shopping centres up for sale in distressed auction
The distressed property auction is sticking around post-Celtic Tiger Ireland.
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Entire street in Tipperary among lots for sale at distressed property auction
The latest Allsop Space distressed property auction takes place in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin today, the day before the Budget.
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All white: Seanie Johnston Kildare switch officially approved
After months of speculation, requests, denials and appeals, Johnston has been allowed to switch counties.