“We pride ourselves on offering not only a professional service but also a service with a personal touch”. – Fonsie Mealy F.R.I.C.S., Director
HISTORY – Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers
The business, originally established in 1934 is a family run business based on Chatsworth Street, Castlecomer. In the late 1960’s Fonsie joined the firm and in addition to the established Antiques and Fine Art business, he set up a Rare Book Department. Fonsie is well known as a leading Auctioneer and Valuer of Antiques, Rare Books, Manuscripts, Fine Art, and Paintings.
George Fonsie, Fonsie’s Son joined the firm in 2004, and the business continues to prosper under the directorship of both Father and Son. With over 60 years’ combined experience, Fonsie and George Fonsie are well placed to offer a truly professional and personal service.
We are one of Ireland’s leading auction houses and have become recognised both nationally and internationally as the premier auctioneers in Rare Books, Fine Art, Paintings, Furniture, Silver, Sporting Memorabilia, Irish Historical Artefacts, Manuscripts and Maps.
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers are located at the Chatsworth Auction Rooms, The Old Cinema, Chatsworth Street, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. We hold regular auctions at our premises in Castlecomer, at venues in Dublin, and at various Country House locations throughout Ireland.
Summary of Services Available:
- Auction Valuations and Confidential Advice without obligation
- Private Sales (Libraries, Archives etc.)
- Country House Sales – full disposal of contents
- Probate and Insurance Valuations
The Late Mr George Mealy Snr. founded the firm in 1934