Tuesday September 22, 2020

Protest leads to auction being cancelled

An auction of 40 properties was cancelled last Thursday after protestors disrupted proceedings, writes Donal Buckley.

22nd June, 2014
73 Hollybrook Road in Dublin 3: sold last week for €1.1 million -- Euro 350,000 over its guide price

TD Mattie McGrath was among the protestors at the Ganly Walters auction in Clondalkin. The management of the hotel cancelled the event for health and safety reasons and allegations of assaults on some of the auctioneering staff were reported to the Garda.

The protestors told the auctioneering team of Ganly Walters that they were protesting at the sale of repossessed family homes. However, Robert Ganly, managing director, said that no such homes were included in...

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