George Mealy

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Lot 144: a very rare Chinese rhinoceros horn carving of a figurine estimated at €20,000-€30,000

Two centuries before the late singer Dolores O’ Riordan became a star, Limerick had produced one of the world’s first global music celebrities. Cather(...)

George Mealy holding the carved rhino horn figurine

An Irishman visiting Morocco who bought a figurine in an antiques shop for €60 has discovered that his holiday souvenir is a 25,000-year-old piece of (...)

When the Boats Come In, by Walter Osborne goes under the hammer at Bonhams in London on March 1st, with a top estimate of £150,000/€173,000

If you are planning to sell art and antiques at auction in 2017, then it is time to get cracking. Perhaps you’ve inherited at item you don’t really li(...)

Porsche Diesel 329 Tractor (€17,500- €22,000) at Mealy’s

A vintage Porsche tractor valued at up to €22,000 is on offer at Mealy’s auctioneers, Co Kilkenny where a two-day Winter Sale takes place on Tuesday a(...)

Joe Collins, of Mealy’s, with the tiger head that sold for €1,000 at an auction in Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

A pair of tables from the collection of Sir Anthony O’Reilly has sold for 10 times their estimate at an auction that also featured a Victorian-era stu(...)