A work by Mark O'Neill from the Treasures Irish Art stand at the Limerick Fair.
The Limerick Antique Fair takes place at the South Court Hotel on Sunday November 14. There will be over 60 quality stands with dealers
from around the country. The largest fair organised by Hibernian Antique Fairs is taking place in a very definite buyers market, with depressed prices at levels
undreamt of a few years ago.
Hibernian has been running fairs in almost every county in Ireland for the past 21 years. The Limerick fair, which takes place on home turf,
is their most popular annual event.
Furniture dealers present will include Greenes Antiques Galleries from
Co. Leitrim, Hector Thompson, Belfast, Tom Linehan, Cork, Roberta
Cobb, Belfast, Norman Alison of Co. Wicklow, Christine Deene from Co.
Down and Kerry Mulally from Co. Kilkenny.
Among the jewellery and silver dealers are Janet Greeves of Belfast,
Marie Curran, Dublin, Sandra Hogan, Cork, Ignatius Buckley, Cork,
Chris and Karen Southgate, Cork, Patricia Doyle, Dublin. John
O’Reilly, Dublin and David Jones from the UK.
China and porcelain dealers include Kevin McCreesh of Antrim, John
Vanweensveer of Co. Mayo, Kat Connaire of Co. Tipperary, Anne Hawkins,
Dublin, Jan Mannerings of Co. Offaly, Sharon O’Keeffe of Co. Cork and
Joe Sheehan of Limerick.
Art dealers are Treasures Irish Art, Athlone, Gallery Zozimus, Dublin
and Paul McGonigle Walsh, Cork. Coins and banknote dealers are form
Clare, Kerry, Laois and Cork. Michael Kinnane of Galway will show
clocks and book dealers include Gerard Feehan of Cork and the Celtic
The fair will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.