Tuesday and Wednesday (May 26th & 27th) Mealy's Summer Sale. 86 per cent of lots sold. A pair of Irish George III dining- room urns and pedestals (formerly in Charleville House, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow) €40,000 (€35,000-€45,000); a "very rare" 18th-century Irish walnut grandfather clock by Blundell of Dublin €25,000 (€24,000-€28,000); a vintage Louis Vuitton suitcase €1,300 (€300-€400); a "souvenir" brick from the Mahdi's tomb on the Nile €800 (€200-€300).
Monday (June 1st) Victor Mee Auctions on-the-premises sale of house contents at Emo House, Emo, Co Laois, at 12.30pm. 900 lots.
An Irish mahogany George II open armchair (formerly in Belvedere House, Mullingar) €4,000 – €6,000; an 18th-century Irish mahogany upholstered Gainsborough chair (formerly in Airfield House, Dundrum) €2,000 – €3,000; a Georgian mahogany four-door library bookcase €10,000 – €15,000. Saturday (June 6th) Oliver Usher Auctioneers on-the-premises auction of the contents of Holy Trinity Abbey, Kilnacrott, Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan, at 11.30am, to include period furniture, a church organ and pews and religious items including crucifixes, pictures and statues.