About Us


ABOUT US

Click here to view a video introduction to Mealy's:

 

 

Mealy's is one of Ireland's leading auction houses, based in Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny, and known nationally and internationally in the market for fine art, antiques, and interiors. We pride ourselves on the delivery of the highest standard of professional service in the valuation and sale of personal property, particularly fine art, antiques and interiors. We also offer advisory services relating to the sale, disposal, donation, valuation, restoration and shipping of of art & antiques. We conduct approximately eight major auctions per year - some at our salerooms in Castlecomer and others at selected locations nationwide. This third generation family business was established by the late Mr. George Mealy in 1934, whose name and legacy now lives on over 80 years later.

 

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The late George Mealy (1911-1978), who established the business in 1934

Mealy's have conducted the sale of world famous collections including the collection of renowned antiques dealer and collector Ronald McDonnell, the sale of the Murnaghan collection (in association with Christies) and the sale of the Goldberg collection on the premises at Ben Truda in Cork. Historical Irish sales at Abbeyleix House for the Viscount DeVesci, Dunbrody Park for Lord Donegall, Luggala for The Rt. Hon. Garech Browne, and Mount Congreve (in association with Christie's) have all been conducted by Mealy's.

 

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Country House and Estate Sales are traditionally our forte, while regular gallery sales of fine and decorative art are held quarterly. These high profile gallery sales include a diverse array of chattels under various categories, including: Arms & Militaria, Carpets & Rugs, Ceramics & Glass, Clocks, Watches and other Timepieces, Costumes and Textiles, Furniture & Decorative Arts, Modern & Contemprorary Art, Period Paintings and Watercolours, Scientific Instruments, Sculptures & Works of Art, Silver, Jewellery and Miniatures, Taxidermy & Natural History, Toys & Dolls, and Vintage Wine, Spirits, and Cigars. Our country house sales, estate sales, and gallery sales are all hosted online via Invaluable and the-saleroom.com.