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    AUCTIONS TAKING PLACE IN IRELAND DURING UPCOMING LOCKDOWN WEEKEND

    Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

    A number of auctions will go ahead in Ireland over the coming weekend, though in changed circumstances. Sales by Aidan Foley in Doneraile in North Cork on March 21 and by Hegarty’s in Bandon on March 22 will go ahead as online only auctions. In each case the auctioneer will facilitate intending bidders with photographs and condition reports. Online bidding at easyliveauction.com

    The two day sale by Matthews Auctioneers in Kells will take place at 2 pm each day. Social distancing will be observed in the auction room, on view and auction days. All safe physical and breathing space will be observed. Hand sanitiser will also be available and the sale will be held in a closed off area of the room. Online bidding is available through the illustrated online catalogue at matthewsauctionrooms.com

    A pair of rosewood side tables at Hegarty’s in Bandon on Sunday. UPDATE: THESE SOLD FOR 1,550

    CHARLEVILLE CASTLE AUCTION POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER

    Saturday, December 5th, 2015

    A William IV over mantle from the postponed Matthews sale at Charleville Castle (400-700).

    A William IV over mantle from the postponed Matthews sale at Charleville Castle (400-700).

    The antique and collectors auction scheduled to take place at Charleville Castle, Tullamore, Co. Offaly on December 6 has been postponed for one week to December 13.  As Storm Desmond continued to batter Ireland today Matthews Auctioneers of Oldcastle took a last minute decision to postpone the sale.

    It will be held instead on Sunday, December 13. The venue is a remarkably original and unrestored castle, The catalogue, which includes property from an unnamed charitable trust and props decommissioned from Ardmore Studios, Bray, Co. Wicklow, lists 784 lots.

    HOWTH HOUSE CONTENTS SALE NEXT SUNDAY

    Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

    More than 580 lots will come under the hammer at a house contents auction in Howth on Sunday, June 21 at 2 pm.  Matthews Auctioneers will offer contents from Longacre, Thormanby Road, Howth with about 50 lots from another Dublin residence. The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    Henry Healy - Towards Howth (300-500).

    Henry Healy – Towards Howth (300-500).

    A pair of Siena marble lamps, each 22" high (400-700).

    A pair of Siena marble lamps, each 22″ high (400-700).

    A Victorian marquetry decorated side cabinet (3,000-5,000).

    A Victorian marquetry decorated side cabinet (3,000-5,000).

    An Irish cut crystal chandelier (700-1,200).

    An Irish cut crystal chandelier (700-1,200).

    A carved gilt wood mirror (500-800).

    A carved gilt wood mirror (500-800).