The Connacht Property Auction expands online auctions

IAM Sold Property Auctions, which runs the Connacht, Leinster, Munster, and Northern Ireland Property Auctions, is implementing some business changes but continues to offer properties for sale via its online auction platform. Company director Patrick Folan commented: “We are very conscious of safety measures needed for staff and the general public, and we have put in place measures with staff working remotely and externally with our network of 300 partner auctioneers across the country.

"Our online auction platforms will run monthly as normal in Connacht, Leinster, Munster, and Northern Ireland," he added. "All properties will be offered by online auction and the public auctions have been suspended until it is safe to resume. We have an online auction taking place each day where there was a public auction planned, so it will have no impact on the dates properties can be offered.”

The companies have spent many years developing their own online auction platform and have three full-time developers constantly working and improving the platform. The online auction platform allows interested parties to download legal documents, raise legal queries with the solicitors, and bid on properties, and allows for contracts to be signed - all without the need for human interaction. Mr Folan added: “We feel our online platform is ideally suited in the current situation allowing properties to transact quickly and efficiently all online. Our unique offering allows to expedite the sale for buyer and vendors and allow for transactions to take place at this difficult time.”

For a full list of properties visit

Fairy Bridge, Townee, Oughterard, Co Galway

Offered at bids over €270,000 in partnership with DNG Martin O'Connor.

Fairy Bridge house and cottage are rare 17th century whitewashed thatched cottages located just one mile from the pretty village of Oughterard. There are many original features to be found in both properties, including beamed ceilings and exposed stone walls, which add to the character and charm of the properties. The main cottage, which is used as the owner's private residence, offers spacious living accommodation and three bedrooms. The other is a traditional, one loft bedroom cottage, currently used as a holiday letting. The entry pathway to Fairy Bridge is lined with blooming rosebushes and the properties are surrounded by greenery, flowers, and little grottos where you can quietly sit and soak up the atmosphere. This property truly is a magical fairytale place and must be viewed to be appreciated.

Corrafaireen, Monivea, Co Mayo

Offered at bids over €160,000 in partnership with RE/MAX Galway.

This well proportioned three bed house is in very good condition both internally and externally. The property sits on a c1 acre site with front and side lawns and block built sheds for extra storage space. This is a great opportunity to purchase a starter home in a picturesque and tranquil setting.

Shannakeela, Recess, Co Galway

Offered at bids over €65,000 in partnership with Spencer auctioneers.

A deceptively spacious five bed, two storey, detached house set on a mature site of 2.5 acres. The property is in need of upgrading, however it does offers a great opportunity to renovate and extend, to create a fine family home.

No 47 Garran Ard, Doughiska, Galway

Offered at bids over €185,000 in partnership with DNG Brian MacMahon.

This is a beautifully maintained three bedroom (one en suite ) town house in turnkey condition. This well located property would be ideally for a first-time buyer or as an investment property.

The company has confirmed it is closely and constantly monitoring the situation and is following all advice and guidelines as laid out by the Government and the World Health Organisation.

The Connacht Property Auction can be contacted on 091 882 121, or for more information visit The next online auctions will take place on April 30 and June 4.


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