You can bid online for your favourite Globe by clicking here:

or you can attend the live auction of our 25 Golden Globes which will take place at Buswells Hotel, 23-27 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2, on Wednesday 21st November 2018, see full details below.

Auction Details

The GOAL – What on Earth Live Auction will take place at Buswells Hotel, 23-27 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2, on Wednesday 21st November 2018. There is no admission fee to attend the auction, however capacity is limited – so please come expecting to bid, rather than spectate. The evening commences at 6.30pm when attendees will be welcomed by GOAL staff members and the ‘What on Earth’ team. The Auction – conducted by John de Vere White, will commence at 7.00pm. Dress is smart casual.

Auction Viewing Time

The 25 ‘Golden Globes’ to be auctioned will be on view at Buswells Hotel, 23-27 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 on the day of the Auction from 1.00pm to 6.00pm.

Auction Bidding

Guests attending the auction will be asked to complete the official registration form in advance of the auction commencing. Additional registration forms will be available at the registration desk on the day of the auction.

Absentee & Telephone Bidding

To book a telephone line or leave an absentee bid please call Dave on +353 (0)87 672 7911 or email – Please note all absentee bids must be received by the organisers by 6pm on Tuesday 20th November and all telephone bids must be booked by this time. Please indicate that you wish to bid on the Golden Globe Live Auction when telephoning or emailing.

Condition of Lots

Prospective buyers are encouraged to inspect the property at the advance preview – Any questions please contact the GOAL – What on Earth Project Manager on 087 672 7911.

Bidding at Auction

Bids may be executed in person by paddle number during the auction, in writing prior to the sale, or by telephone during the auction.

Bidding in Person

If you are bidding in person, you will need to complete a registration form prior to the auction commencing at Buswells Hotel, 23-27 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2, and collect a numbered paddle. Please ensure that your paddle can be seen by the auctioneer and that it is your number that is called out. Should there be any doubts as to the price or buyer, please draw the auctioneer’s attention to it immediately. All lots sold will be invoiced to the name and address to which the paddle has been registered and cannot be transferred to other names and addresses. Please do not mislay your paddle; in the event of loss, inform the registration desk immediately. At the end of the sale, please return your paddle to the registration desk.

The Auction

Consecutive and responsive bidding – the auctioneer may open the bidding on any lot by placing a bid on behalf of the seller. The auctioneer may further bid on behalf of the seller up to the amount of the reserve by placing consecutive or responding bids for a lot.


Payment is due immediately after the sale and may be made by the following methods: cash, bankers draft, cheque, credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Laser). Cheques and drafts should be made payable to de Veres Art Auctioneers. Although personal and company cheques are accepted, you are advised that property will not be released until such cheques have cleared unless you have prearranged cheque acceptance facility. Payments exceeding €15,000 can only be made by the card holder in person, please provide a form of photo id in the same name as that appearing on your credit card.

Storage and Collection

Following the auction all Golden Globes that have been paid for can be taken away after the auction.
Those not taken away will be placed into secure storage with JMC Logistics, Newlands, Naas Road, Dublin 22. They will be stored free of charge for 30 days. Buyers may arrange their own collection or can contact JMC Logistics or DHL Express, Valued Logistics Partners to GOAL – What on Earth, to arrange delivery. Their contact details are:

DHL Express,

Attn: Pat Byrne

Attn: Susanne McNamara

Bid for your favourite GLOBE now!

Postal Address:
Dave Southern,
What on Earth,
GOAL, Carnegie House
Library Road
Dun Laoghaire
Co Dublin

087 6727911