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Farrell Auctioneers, Valuers & Estate Agents, established in 2001, are Ireland’s fastest growing independent estate agents, specialising in the Sale of Residential Property, Farms, Agricultural Land, Commercial Property and Valuations, based in Galway.

Local insight works!  We have a niche market in the West of Ireland, which focuses on property for sale in Galway, and property for sale in Clare. Our business includes the many pretty villages, vibrant towns, thriving cities and breath-taking countryside along the Wild Atlantic Way, mainly between Galway, Clare and beyond

We are a member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (IPAV). Our team offer five-star customer care, are fully licenced by the Property Service Regulatory Authority, (PSRA), Licence No: 003731, and adhere to its strict code of conduct.  We are graduates of the America’s Auction Academy, and members of the European Group of Valuers’ Associations (TEGoVA), and are proud to be on the AIB, Bank of Ireland and EBS Valuation Panels which qualifies us to have an expert knowledge, in all aspects of valuations, including Residential, Commercial, Agricultural, Livestock, Equine, CPO’s and Taxation.

At Farrell Auctioneers, Valuers & Estate Agents, we are mindful of the ever-changing demands on the resources of our clients, and to this end, we continue to review our operating and technological procedures.   Our staff are trained and complete five mandatory hours of CPD training annually.

We are confident, we give our clients, the comfort and assurance, their property is in safe hands.  We don’t just take a property and sell it, we take a property, analyse it, and advise how best to present it for sale, showcasing it in the best possible way, using all the property and advertising tools available, to find the right buyers, and achieve the best price for our clients.

Meet Our Team

Colm Farrell, M.I.P.A.V., TRV.

PSRA: 003731 006781

Colm Farrell founded Farrell Auctioneers, Valuers & Estate Agents Limited in May 2001. He is excellently positioned to offer clients his expertise in property valuations, private treaty sales and sales by public auction, in residential, agricultural and commercial sales.

Colm will meet you at your property and provide you with a Free Onsite Marketing Proposal, implement an effective marketing strategy, work with you every step of the way from start, to close of sale, achieving the best possible result, in the shortest timeframe.

Colm is a member of IPAV, The Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, and holds a TEGoVA certification, as a Recognised European Valuer (REV), completing property valuations to European Valuation Standards. He is a highly respected Valuer in the property industry in Ireland, and is proud to be on the Allied Irish Bank (AIB), Bank of Ireland and the Educational Building Society (EBS) panels providing bank valuations.

Colm possesses a unique skill as a vocal auctioneer and has tremendous ability to achieve the best possible result, in sales by public auction. His interest in auctioneering led him to receive a Certificate in Auctioneering at America’s Auction Academy in Texas ion 2018, where he was awarded the title of Colonel Colm Farrell, for his fantastic ability to achieve the best result possible. Through this interest he became a member of Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS in the United States, The United Kingdom and Europe. 

Together with IPAV’s chairman and some other industry professionals, Colm set up the Annual Novice Rostrum Auctioneer Competition, which takes place at Tattersalls Sales and is now in its fifth year.  Colm is on the panel of judges, encouraging young auctioneers to join the business.

This huge interest in auctioneering is also satisfied in his participation at the Gort Livestock Mart, where he conducts livestock auctions every other week, and in the many charities and fund raisers he has helped raise funds for including: Crumlin Hospital, Ability West, Galway Cancer Care West, Parkinson’s Charity Ireland, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, Autism Ireland, Multiple Sclerosis Ireland, The Civil Defence, Feilecan, Ray of Sunshine Foundation, local schools, GAA Clubs and local fundraisers.

Colm is actively involved in the local community as Co-Chair of Yeats Thor Ballylee Society, Secretary of Local Community Alert Scheme, Director of the Gort Co- Operative Livestock Mart, Local Peace Commissioner, former Chairman of St. Thomas’ Hurling Club and member of the Gort Golf Club.

Alison Loughnane

PSRA: 003731 007913

Alison is an industry professional and has been working with Farrell Auctioneers, Valuers & Estate Agents since 2006.  Alison is an expert in residential sales and management of the business. She is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of property, and client care is one of her best qualities.  Her warm and friendly manner always puts her clients at ease.

Alison will patiently talk through all matters involved in both selling /purchasing property, and put her clients at ease about the process, which can be daunting at times, especially if it is the client’s first time to purchase/sell.  Alison is professional, extremely motivated and continually strives to create the best possible customer experience. She is extremely committed to her role and works relentlessly to ensure the business runs efficiently. Her reputation for honesty, integrity and efficiently is evident in the many client testimonials she receives.

Sarah Larkin

We are very happy to welcome Sarah Larkin to our team! Sarah is an industry professional having worked in the industry for 19 years in the UK and Spain. She started her real estate career working for a small independent agent in Leicester, United Kingdom followed by a large multi-officed agency. She continued her career in Brighton, Sussex, UK. Prior to joining our office, she worked in Spain selling real estate.

Sarah brings with her a wealth of knowledge, and we are delighted to have her on board.

Additional Team Members

Accounts – Evelyn Fahey

Signage – Michael Glynn

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