Mark Donnelly


Mark Donnelly, Fine Art Consultant

Mark Donnelly has over 25 years experience in the valuation of antiques and works of art.

Having completed an M.A. at Trinity College Dublin and an Art Course at Sotheby’s he began his career in South Africa working for an independent valuer before launching his own business in 1985.

He returned to Ireland in 1992 and has continued his work from his base in Co. Down.




Mark Donnelly has an indepth understanding of the art market.


Mark deals with both corporate and private clients and his knowledge encompasses a wide variety of subjects.  


He is capable of valuing complete house contents or single objects.


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Lecture Tours

Castle Ward

We can arrange tours of private and  public stately homes throughout Ireland, including:


Castle Ward

Castle Ward is an 18th-century eccentric house located in County Down, Northern Ireland. The home exhibits two distinctly different styles, classical and gothic.






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Mount Stewart

Mount Stewart is an 18th-cenury house and garden also in County Down,  Northern Ireland.   The property is owned by the  National Trust and was  the home of the Vane-Tempest-Stewart family, Marquesses of Londonderry.


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'Friends' Antiques Road Show

The Armagh County Museum hosted a version of the Antiques Road Show with Mark Donnelly, who represented The Art Fund.


Members of the Friends of Armagh County Museum brought in antiques and items of interest for Mark to examine.  For many, this was a chance to confirm and date the piece, clarify the maker and get some indication of value.


Some of the items had been handed down through the family and ranged from clocks and watches, to pottery and paintings.


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