Irish cranes are flying - at auction

A Dublin skyline dotted with cranes was the ultimate symbol of the boom. But, as a sign of these tougher times, those very cranes are now being sold.

19th February, 2011

A Dublin skyline dotted with cranes was the ultimate symbol of the boom. But, as a sign of these tougher times, those very cranes are now being sold.

Ireland’s first-ever dedicated crane auction took place in recent weeks, with 15cranes sold to bidders mainly in Germany, Poland and the Netherlands.

Due to the demand from across Europe and beyond, a second international auction, managed by Wilsons Auctions, has been arranged for March 26...

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