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Read what our customers have to say about our five star service.

Renmore Road

It was a pleasure to deal with Don and his staff over the recent sale of our mothers house. Dons professionalism, knowledge, advice and empathy were second to none.
He was always at the end of the phone and kept us up to date on all aspects of the sale while at the same time dealing with all other queries on our behalf.
I would not hesitate in recommending Colleran Auctioneers for anyone looking to sell or buy a property.

Padraic Molloy

12 Cluain Dara, Knocknacarra, Galway

Selling our Mum’s home after she passed away was never going to be easy, but Don was there during every step of the process.
Don attended every viewing personally and showed genuine interest and care. He was honest, kind and compassionate in every communication.
The house was sold in record time, with viewings starting on 28th October and the sale closed on 1st December, WOW. Thank you Don.

Aileen Connolly

7 Ard Aoibhinn Drive, Ballybane, Galway

Don and the team at Colleran Auctioneers were great to deal with when we sold our late Mum’s house recently.
They had a solution for every problem even before they arose. Don has great acumen around the Galway property scene but most importantly he has incredible integrity and honesty.
Great to work with.

Liam Curley

3 Colmcille Road, Shantalla, Galway

We found Don to be very experienced and professional in handling the sale of two of our properties and was a pleasure to deal with throughout the selling process. From the moment he met us on the first sale, he established our needs and timeline while balancing realistic market expectations. He continually updated us on each and every stage of the process.
5* Would 100% recommend.

Pauline McCarthy


112 Castlepark, Ballybane, Galway

I have bought and now sold a house through Collerans. I hugely value their expertise and also their patience with any difficulties and delays. We would not have reached our happy ending without Don’s unfailing help and advice. Thank you.

Barbara Robers


111 Dun Na Coiribe, Headford Road, Galway

I would recommend Colleran Auctioneer’s if you are thinking of selling or buying a property. Don in particular went above and beyond what I expected. His knowledge of the property market , his constant updates, his attention to detail and down to earth advice made the sale very easy and stress free.

Padraic Donnellan


9 Dr. Mannix Road, Salthill, Galway

We would highly recommend Don and all of the team at Colleran Auctioneers. Selling our home house after our Mom passed away was never going to be easy but, from the first time we met with Don he was so kind and compassionate giving us great advice on how to proceed before we even signed up with him. We felt totally reassured and nothing was a problem for Don throughout the sale process. Going with Colleran Auctioneers was the best decision we could have made. Our property got the best representation with Don’s genuine welcoming professional approach, taking every viewing himself and making sure our late Mom’s home was inviting to everyone who viewed it. The house thankfully sold within a short period to happy buyers.  Don’s professionalism and courtesy continued during the closing of sale, an excellent communicator between the seller and buyer.  Don is genuinely a lovely person and we can’t thank him, Debbie and the team enough, we loved working with them.

Clare & Ann Briscoe

Rockbarton Park, Salthill, Galway

This is the second time we have engaged Don Colleran Auctioneers and once again Don did not disappoint! We are beyond thrilled with the lengths he has gone to, in order to ensure a swift sale for an exceptional price. Don puts his heart into his work and his conscientious, diligent approach always pays off. He has a wonderful personality coupled with a candour that speaks to the masses. Both vendor and buyer know he can be trusted without fault and he goes above and beyond the call of duty at all times no matter what size property he is selling. He is also blessed to have a hard working, efficient team behind him. We would not hesitate to recommend Don to anyone thinking of selling their home. He is without doubt exceptional at his work and stands out in his field.

Alastair & Orla Purdy

Colmcille Road, Shantalla, Galway

We are very pleased to join a long list of testimonials in recommending Colleran auctioneers.

What impressed us most of all was Don´s discretion and sensitivity. The advice we received, access to a network of supporting professionals, his attention to detail to enhance the property as well as excellent communication skills from both Don and his office staff was second to none.

The sale of our house was handled with such professionalism. We are more than happy to recommend Colleran Auctioneers.

Regina O’Brien

23 Waterlane, Galway

Don was great to work with over the purchase of a home. He was very helpful and patient throughout the whole process. He gave good advice to us. He was quick on the emails and being available to meet at any time. We would happily work with him again in the future. Highly recommended.

Bob Groome

Manor Court, Knocknacarra, Galway

Don recently handled the sale of my home in Galway city. From my very first meeting with Don and throughout the entire sale process, Don was enthusiastic, encouraging and constantly kept me up to date throughout. Don has extensive experience and expertise, and this was borne out in the way he expertly handled a significant number of viewings (ensuring extreme care and safety throughout COVID restrictions) and the subsequent negotiations. From the first day I spoke to Don, start to finish, Don had my house sold in 1 month securing a price far in excess of what I expected. I would highly recommend Don Colleran Auctioneers if you are planning on buying or selling a property. Thank You Don & Team!

Maureen Kinsella

5 Fairhill Road Upper, Claddagh, Galway

I highly recommend Colleran Auctioneers of Eyre Square, Galway to anyone wishing to buy or sell a property. Don Colleran recently concluded the successful sale of my home in the Claddagh having achieved a better than expected price in the marketplace which, I attribute to his many years of experience and his professionalism. I bought this house through Don Colleran in 2001. As a prospective buyer I quickly came to realise that honesty and integrity were the hallmarks of Don Colleran’s auctioneering business. Twenty years later these selfsame attributes combined with Don Colleran’s wealth of experience in conveyancing, his agreeable manner and sharp business acumen brought the sale of the house to a very successful and a happy conclusion. I would also like to acknowledge the work of Debbie, Don’s  assistant’ for her contribution to the sale process from start to finish.

Christina Cassidy

Sceilg Ard, Headford Road, Galway

What can I say, only that Don Colleran is one of the best Auctioneers in Galway, he is an absolute pleasure to deal with. He made the sale of my house so smooth, no stress involved whatsoever. He is so knowledgeable in all areas of the Galway property market. He was so professional and accessible from the start of the sale to the end of the sale.  After every viewing he contacted me straight away to give feedback. He knew when the time was right to pull the sale and I got way more than I had expected.  I hope I have the pleasure of working with Don again to get me my new house.

I would highly recommend Don and his team to sell your house. Definitely one of the best Auctioneers in Galway. Thank you so much Don Colleran.

Madeline Bonner

Rockbarton West, Salthill, Galway

Don acted for me recently on the sale of my house in Rockbarton. I received his personal attention throughout the process resulting in the sale of my property in a timely manner and at a very acceptable price. I am very happy to recommend Don as an auctioneer.

Brian Thornton

Garrai de Brun, Fort Lorenzo, Galway

I was delighted that I engaged Collerans to sell my house.  Not only did they achieve an excellent sale price, but the level of service was outstanding. Throughout the sale Don was always there to guide and assist and I would highly recommend Collerans to any prospective seller.

Orla Barry

Carrigeen, Knocknacarra, Galway

Great professional service. From start to finish. Don had sale agreed on our house in two weeks. Can’t fault that! Happy to recommend him for any property sales. Thanks Don

Deirdre & Dean Motley

Hazel Park, Newcastle, Galway

Don looked after the sale of our house earlier this year in Hazel Park in Newcastle. He was the consummate professional, efficient, pleasant and prompt. He provided us with updates throughout the process. He has a very good knowledge of the market and knew exactly where to pitch the price. He looked after everything himself with enthusiasm and skill. We were really happy with the level of service and the price achieved. We would have no hesitation in recommending Don Colleran as your auctioneer. Our experience was stress free.

Liam and Breeda O’Connor

Fr. Burke Road, Claddagh, Galway

Don Colleran looked after the recent sale of our house. This was my second time dealing with Don. My previous experience had been so positive that he was our immediate auctioneer of choice again on this occasion. Both he and Debbie are a pleasure to deal with – professional, helpful, prompt and unfailingly courteous.  Don has a very good knowledge of the market and knew exactly where to pitch the price. He was personally involved and provided us with updates throughout the process. We were very happy with the level of service and the price achieved. We can highly recommend Don Colleran as auctioneer.

Amalee Meehan

Grattan Court, Fr. Griffin Road, Galway

Don is such an approachable, professional and experienced auctioneer with a wonderful knowledge of the property market in Galway. As sellers, we were delighted with the price that he achieved. It could not have been better. He is an excellent communicator and provided us with updates throughout. The whole process was straightforward and efficient. We would highly recommend him as the go to auctioneer in Galway.

Margaret Hynes

Pointe Boise, Salthill, Galway

Don Colleran handled the sale of my apartment recently. His professionalism, attention to detail, efficiency and consideration at all times have left me in no doubt that I would recommend him to anyone selling a property. You can be assured of the highest quality of service from this company at all times.

Una McKeever

Fairhill Road, Claddagh, Galway

If you are looking to sell your house, my husband and I would highly recommend Don Colleran as the auctioneer. Don is a very well established agent and he has developed an extensive network with other professionals in the property industry. Don has great insight into the market, and he had a database of clients ready to view our house in the Claddagh as soon as we (unexpectedly) put it on the market. Don provided us with a very professional & personable service. He invested a huge amount of time and effort in showing our house and negotiating with potential purchasers – his dedication was really impressive. Don kept us, and the prospective purchasers up to date with all developments throughout the process. We would certainly engage Don’s services if we were selling again.

Maura Connaire

Montrose House, Salthill, Galway

This is my second time dealing with Don, he was the Auctioneer who sold us our previous property and we knew when we wanted to sell that he was the best person for the job. Don is an absolute gentleman, he is enthusiastic, motivated and professional. He achieved more than we anticipated for our property and he made the whole process stress free.  He deserves more than 5 stars.

Jennifer Sheridan

St. Johns Terrace, Henry Street, Galway

Don was a pleasure to deal with.  Always available by phone and email.  Calm in all situations that arose.  Selling can be a stressful process but Don’s calmness helped immensely.  I wouldn’t hesitate to work with him again and would recommend him to anyone.

Kate Finn

Ocean Wave, Salthill, Galway

Selling a house is a complicated process at the best of time, but selling it in the middle of a pandemic and while living overseas throughout the whole process is even more complicated.  It needs an agent who is available and unflappable in all circumstances.  Don is such a person and I highly recommend dealing with him.  He counselled patience when I wanted to sell early and it turned out to be the right decision. He walked me through the whole  selling process by telephone, email and scanning and was always available when I called.  If you want to buy or sell property in Galway Don is the person you want and he is supported by a very courteous office staff.

Michael & Sheila Crehan, Washington

18 The Elms, College Road, Galway

Recently Colleran Auctioneers handled the sale of a property for me in Galway City. I found both Don and the office staff excellent to deal with. Not alone did they achieve a much higher price than expected but had it sold within a few weeks.  Don has a great knowledge of the market, keeping me informed of all stages of progress. A pleasure to deal with.

Seamus

24 Linn Bhuí, Galway

Don recently sold my house for me & I found the whole process effortless. He was always so professional & courteous & kept me informed every step of the way. The original sale fell through on a Tuesday & Don had it sold again by the Friday! I would highly recommend him to either buy or sell a house through.

Fiona Flaherty Finn

28 Cherry Park, Newcastle, Galway

We recently sold a property with the assistance of Don Colleran.  The service was excellent, professional and personal.  All queries were dealt with quickly and efficiently, and it was obvious from the start that his vast knowledge and expertise were available to us at all times.

Elaine & Anthony

292 Tirellan Heights, Headford Road, Galway

I recently purchased a home from Don Colleran and found him to be highly professional and an absolute pleasure to deal with. I couldn’t rate him highly enough and would recommend him to anyone. If I were looking for someone to sell my home then he would be the first person I would call.

Tania Stapleton

Boleybeg East, Barna, Co. Galway

We’ve just sold our house with Don and from day one he was always available and contactable to answer our calls and texts. He made the process so easy and despite COVID lockdown it all went well.  Keep up the good work Don.

Paschal & Annmarie Newell

73 Fr. Burke Road, Claddagh, Galway

Great experience working with Don during the sale of my father’s estate. Very personable and non-standard engagement – certainly felt that Don had our best interests at heart and was contactable at any time for questions or queries. The entire engagement was professional and achieved the outcome we were hoping for. Would highly recommend.

Emlyn Gavin

5 Alderbrook, Salthill, Galway

Highly recommend Colleran Auctioneers. I recently sold my house in Galway whilst living in Australia & in the middle of the lockdown & Don couldn’t have been more helpful. He provides a professional, enthusiastic & knowledgeable service but more than that he goes above and beyond to help the client, especially important when selling from overseas. Without hesitation would recommend Collerans Auctioneers if you are thinking of selling your property in Galway.

Laura Marshall

Rosan Glas, Rahoon, Galway

I can highly recommend Colleran Auctioneers. Don looked after the sale of our house very well. He is extremely professional, and we always felt informed and looked after personally. Don handled the negotiations and bids between prospective buyers very well and achieved the best possible price in the end. I would definitely choose Colleran Auctioneers again due to the attention to detail and the personal service provided.

Patrick & Colette O’Byrne

St. Dominicks Road, Claddagh, Galway

We would like to say a big thank you to Don and his team. When we bought our house from Don we were impressed by his patience and integrity. A few years later we decided to explore selling it again we felt that Don’s local knowledge and energy could not be beaten. His marketing strategies, planning, professionalism, communication skills and unending patience minimised the usual stress associated with selling your home. The extra complication relating to Covid 19 social distancing was handled competently and professionally by Don, leaving us with no worries in this regard. If ever we needed to question or review how things were developing Don was always available and always supportive. In the end the sale happened quite quickly due in no small part to Don’s calm and confident style. Don and his team achieved a price for us that was more than we had expected. For these reasons we have no hesitation in recommending Collerans Auctioneers.

Ambrose Connaire and Michael Harlowe

The Acres, Salthill, Galway

We were fully satisfied with Colleran Auctioneers, who sold our apartment in Salthill. Don Colleran is a dynamic salesman, totally honest and straightforward, an excellent communicator and adviser, who responds to any query, however trivial, with good grace.  He offers a totally personal experience. When you employ Don you get Don, not his agent.  Neither he, nor his support staff, could have been any more efficient.  We are pleased to recommend Don as a worthy professional auctioneer who has a great knowledge of the local property market.

Helen and Ambrose Kilcline

Upper Fairhill, Claddagh, Galway

You don’t know how happy and relieved I am that the sale has finally gone through.  It was a pleasure to deal with you and your staff at all times.  You kept me up to date every step of the way which certainly helped me.  We as a family will always be grateful for the hard work you put in to achieve such a great price for the property. It’s sad to see the house go but that’s life. We all have our memories now of the good times spent there.  I cannot in all honesty see how you can improve your service.

Julie Folan (Executor)

Moyola Park, Newcastle, Galway

Colleran Auctioneers are top class, and we would highly recommend Don and his team for all property transactions in the west. They sold a family property for us in Newcastle a couple of weeks ago. The service we received was second to none. There was regular communication. Their approach was strategic. It all happened very quickly, it was painless, stress free and we were delighted with the result.  Don is an absolute gentleman and a true professional.  We would have no hesitation in recommending Colleran Auctioneers.

Catherine Hosty

Grattan Terrace Claddagh Galway

We first met Don Colleran when we purchased this property in 2003 and again with our recent sale of the house, Don has now sold this property 3 times in 21 years.  We have found Don a pleasure to work with, highly efficient and with an in-depth knowledge of the Galway property market.  He brings a personal enthusiasm to the job of selling the house while always keeping a realistic outlook on the temperature of the market.  The sale was conducted while living away from Galway, with tenants in situ and Covid restrictions in place.  Don managed to navigate these challenges and happy to say the sale was completed in 10 weeks.  A job well done!  If your are looking to sell your house we strongly recommend Colleran Auctioneers.

Ger and Sarah Curley

Forramoyle West Barna Co Galway

Having successfully dealt with Don previously, we recently engaged Colleran Auctioneers to sell our Father’s house in Barna.  Don gave us good advice on what did and didn’t need to be done to get the house ready for sale and had the house on the market without delay.  He kept us well informed after viewings and secured excellent buyers and a great price within a couple of weeks of going on the market.  The process from sale agreed to sold was also smooth with regular updates on progress.  All in all, we were very pleased and would highly recommend Colleran Auctioneers to anyone who is thinking of selling.

Coyne Family

Ocean Wave, Salthill, Galway

I am absolutely delighted that I recently engaged Don Colleran for the sale of my Salthill property. Don was extremely professional, always personally available and totally committed during the entire sales process. He demonstrated an intimate knowledge of the local market whilst maximising exposure. He secured an excellent price for my house with which I am extremely pleased. Without hesitation I would recommend Colleran Auctioneers for the successful sale of your property.

Una Murphy

Laurel Park, Newcastle, Galway

I have dealt with ‘Colleran Auctioneers and Insurance Brokers’ in their capacity as insurance brokers for many years and more recently in their capacity as auctioneers.  I have no hesitation in recommending Don Colleran to handle the sale of property in Galway. Don managed the sale of my apartment in Newcastle, working efficiently and professionally to achieve greater than the reserve price at auction. His knowledge of the Galway market was exact, and the sale progressed as he predicted. Don was available to answer questions throughout the process and kept me fully informed of progress. I know he gave my property his full attention organising viewings and detailed advertisements.

It was a pleasure to deal with Collerans, making the process stress free and finalised within a few weeks.

Aileen Devlin

Ocean Wave, Salthill, Galway

Because of his local knowledge and background I employed Don Colleran to sell my house.  I was very impressed by his integrity, efficiency, professionalism and enthusiasm.  He advised me on how best to present the house for sale.  Within a week the house was on the market. Through his local and international contacts a number of people expressed an interest in the house.  Three weeks later the house was sold at a much higher price than I had expected.  At all stages he kept me informed on how the sale was proceeding.  Thanks to Don selling my house was a very positive and stress free experience.  I would highly recommend him.

Helen Dorai-Raj

White Oaks, Galway

Don had our house sold in only four weeks and for more than we were expecting.   Colleran Auctioneers were recommended to us by a friends as we hadn’t dealt with an Auctioneer before.  His attention to detail and enthusiasm was second to none throughout the whole process.  If you’re thinking of selling and looking for an Auctioneer that sure to maximise the sales price of your property, we would strongly recommend you contact Don.

Dr Ronan & Lara O’Connor

Carraig Ban, Galway

We have dealt with Colleran Auctioneers as both a seller and a buyer over the years and in fact when we were buying off Don recently he was quick to point out that on that occasion his client was the vendor and his job was to squeeze every penny out of us as buyers.  If you’re looking for an Auctioneer who always puts your interests first, we strongly recommend you talk to Don.

Shane & Anne Mooney

Portacarron, Galway

Selling a property is one of the biggest financial decisions many of us will make and that’s why it’s so important you get it right.  Several Auctioneers came recommended so we decided to talk to them all.  Don’s enthusiasm and knowledge of the local market stood out.  At the time there were several similar houses for sale in our estate so we needed an Auctioneer to do things a little differently in order to make our house stand out.  While it took a little while to sell, Dons enthusiasm never faded.  If you’re thinking of selling we couldn’t recommend Colleran Auctioneers strongly enough.

Martin & Dawn Paddin

Claddagh, Galway

As an Executor of an Estate I was looking for the property to be sold by Public Auction.  Don Colleran came highly recommended as an Agent with considerable Auction experience and success.  As an Executor with the responsibility to maximise the value of an estate, sale by Auction is certainly very transparent and efficient.  If you are looking to sell your property in Galway I strongly recommend you talk to Colleran Auctioneers.

Andrew Talbot

Grattan Court, Galway

I can strongly recommend Don Colleran to anyone thinking of selling property in Galway City.  I previously tried to sell my house with another Auctioneer so when Don Colleran sold my neighbours house at Auction, I decided to give him a call and I certainly wasn’t disappointed.  After five weeks, Don sold my house at one of his packed Auctions for more than I had expected.  If you’re thinking of selling and haven’t decided who to use, I strongly recommend Colleran Auctioneers.

Mary MacEnspie

Claddagh, Galway

Don is the best contact overseas buyers like us could have made.  Aware that we were based abroad and reliant on someone having local knowledge Don made every effort to understand our requirements and matched them to a number of properties some of which had not even come to market at that time. We found him very attentive to our concerns and always available to answer our questions and provide clear advice.  He worked tirelessly for the satisfaction of all parties and we greatly appreciate the efforts he made to conclude the sale in a timely, efficient and good humoured manner.

Mary & Denis


Laurel Park, Galway

Hi Don,

I bought Laurel Park Today (with the help of my 3 Musketeers).  I am absolutely delighted with myself.  I have met a number of auctioneers over the past year.  You are a gentleman and the consummate professional.  It was a pleasure doing business with you.

Kind regards,

Deirdre

Deirdre Curran, Lecturer, Dept. of Management, J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, NUI Galway

P.S.  Buying a home is an exciting albeit potentially stressful life event. Having faith in the auctioneer to treat your interests with respect and professionalism makes the process all the more enjoyable. I would not hesitate to recommend the services of Don Colleran.

Cookes Terrace, Galway

I just wanted to say a big thank you for doing such a brilliant job and how personal and sensitive you were towards us around an emotional sale. We always felt like we were getting the best advice to maximise the value of our property. We could tell that your years of experience was being used to help the whole process from the start with price and advertising. The communication was always timely and professional. Your full understanding of the property, the market and the possible buys was a help when it came to us making good decisions. As an executer responsible for maximising the value of an estate in a professional and efficient manner I’m delighted we appointed you to act as our auctioneer in the sale of Cookes Terrace. Thank you very much for everything you did to make this sale easier on me specifically.

Malachy McGlynn (Executer)

Crestwood, Galway

I engaged Don Colleran based on reliable first hand experience of his company’s service and I was delighted with the outcome of the sale of my property at public auction. Don and his team provided excellent information and, importantly, on-going advice throughout the process; emails and phone calls were always answered promptly and I never felt that the sale was happening without my interests being considered. Crucially, the after-sale at auction service was excellent as it can be a complex process but Colleran Auctioneers provided impeccable client service from the start right through to closing of the sale.

Jane Daly

Dr Mannix Road, Galway

We appointed Don Colleran to sell our house in Salthill based on his excellent reputation and success in selling houses in our area.  He marketed the house extensively in local papers, websites, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.  All our open viewings were very successful because he was there himself every time to meet all the viewers. We decided to offer our house for sale by auction because Don restricts the number of properties in his auctions in order to ensure each property gets the attention and exposure it deserves in order to maximum its sale price. The auction was a big success and exceeded our expectations . We would have no hesitation in recommending Colleran Auctioneers to everyone thinking of selling.

Angela Forde

Fr Griffin Road, Galway

We highly recommend Don Colleran when selling your property. His attention to detail is second to none. He has a vast knowledge of the local market and was always available to show the house personally and take our call whenever necessary. We decided to auction the house as Don gives each property plenty of exposure in the local papers and on websites and the result was far better than we thought possible.  If you want to maximise the sale of your property, we strongly recommend Colleran Auctioneers. Thanks again Don, it was a pleasure dealing with you

Anne MacLoughlin

Ard Fraoigh, Galway

My sister in law recommended Don Colleran as the auctioneer to sell our property.  I am forever indebted to her for that recommendation. Don was exceptionally good at his job and had the apartment sold inside four weeks.  He got an excellent price for it and throughout the whole process was highly efficient and professional  always working two steps ahead to avoid any delays.  Regardless of how busy he was he always took my calls, answered my texts, emails and worked really well with our solicitor. He was a total pleasure to deal with and I would highly recommend him to sell any property or site as he brings a genuine passion and enthusiasm to deliver the best possible outcome to each project.

Chris & Máirín Kelly