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Allsop Space auction cancelled due to aggressive protesting

The Allsop Space auction scheduled for the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin today has been cancelled due to aggressive protesting. Auctioneer Gary Murphy was in the process of reading through the instructions for the auction when he was interrupted by several protestors, the most vocal of which surrounded the sale of a pub in Newtowncashel – [...]

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Daphne Mahon will wield the gaval at today's Allsop Space auction

Big interest expected in today’s Allsop Space auction

A total of 106 properties will go under the hammer at today’s Allsop Space auction in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. One of the highlights of the auction, the second to be held this year, will be the same of an unfinished housing estate in Cavan, which has a reserve not to exceed €40,000. This [...]

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The packed crowd at last Thursday's Allsop Space auction in the Shelbourne Hotel

Vast majority in favour of Allsop Space auctions

Despite a string of criticism about the practice, the vast majority of people are in favour of the Allsop Space auctions, which last Thursday raised over €12.4 million in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. A poll of almost 200 people by MyHome.ie found that 83% said they agreed with the auctions, with just 14% against [...]

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A scene from yesterday's auction

Property Auctions – Have Your Say

Yesterday’s auction in the Shelbourne Hotel proved yet another major success for Allsop Space. Just under €12.5 million was raised from the 87 properties that went under the hammer, with just six unsold and seven withdrawn. The final tally of €12,416,500 was just over €2 million above the total price of the reserves. In fact, [...]

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€11.4m raised at Allsop Space auction

LAST week’s Allsop Space auction in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin saw €11.4 million recorded in sales. With 108 properties going under the hammer on the day to domestic and international buyers, a 91% success rate was recorded for what was Ireland’s largest ever property auction. Halfway through the sale 1,600 bidders had descended upon [...]

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