About Us


O’Connell Auctioneers are an experienced and progressive auctioneering firm with a strong background in all aspects of the property business.
Our high street location means O’Connell Auctioneers are in a position to market properties aggressively, while still maintaining our status as Mallow’s leading local auctioneering practice. 

Headed by John O’Connell, who has 40 years’ experience in the auctioneering business and assisted by negotiators Margaret Sexton and William O’Connell, O’Connell Auctioneers possess the experience and expertise to deal with all your property requirements.
O’Connell Auctioneers provide a wide and varied range of property services, including Residential, Agricultural, Commercial, Lettings & Management and Professional Services.

We are constantly seeking to list new properties to offer choice and variety to prospective purchasers.

It is our commitment to provide an efficient and professional service to all our clients, purchasers and sellers alike. We at O’Connell Auctioneers believe we offer an excellent service and intend to stay at the forefront of the auctioneering business in North Cork and the surrounding areas.

John O’Connell

Principal – Sales & Valuations

john@oconnellauctioneers.com
086-2250180

Native of Lackandarra, Lombardstown, John is a member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers and has over 40 years experience and expertise selling a comprehensive range of residential, commercial and agricultural properties in County Cork.

Renowned for his in-depth knowledge of the property industry and his straight talking advice when it comes to all property maters, John also has years of experience in probate, financial, farm and commercial valuations.

John opened his office in Mallow in February 1978 and subsequently moved to a larger office in March 1996 where he is still located today.

Margaret Sexton

Senior Negotiator – Sales & Lettings

margaret@oconnellauctioneers.com
087-9967846

Margaret joined O’Connell Auctioneers in 1979 having completed a Business & Marketing course. In September 2003, she became a member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers.

With 40 years’ experience in residential sales, lettings and property management, Margaret offers unparalleled expertise to people wishing to buy, sell or let property and she has a vast local knowledge built up over her 40 years in business.

William O’Connell

Negotiator – Sales & Valuations

william@oconnellauctioneers.com
085-7070955

William qualified with an Honours Degree in Property Valuation & Management in 2012 and has experience across many sectors of the property business including residential sales and lettings, as well as commercial sales and lettings. He worked in both Cork and Dublin with some of the country’s biggest firms working in the commercial, residential and asset management departments.

In 2018 William returned to his hometown of Mallow and the family business, O’Connell Auctioneers. His focus is on valuations and sales. His commitment and willingness to guide both purchasers and sellers through the sales process means that the sales process becomes an enjoyable experience rather than a stressful one.