February ends on a high note in Galway for O’Donnellan & Joyce

Auctioneer achieves almost €5 million in sales at live-streamed auction

A former filling station and convenience store at 25 Bridge Road in Portumna in Co Galway sold for €535,000, some €415,000 above its reserve price

Galway auctioneer O’Donnellan & Joyce ended February on a professional high with the first of seven auctions scheduled for the year achieving almost €5 million in sales and an 85 per cent success rate.

The live-streamed auction attracted more than 250 pre-registered bidders from Ireland as well as a number of winning bids from buyers based in Canada, Bulgaria, Britain and Holland who purchased their properties after viewing virtual tours on the real estate agent’s ...