About Us

Downes & Sons is a family-run company and has been in the property business for over 50 years. Our mission is to provide the best possible service to you, our Customer, with the highest regard for courtesy, honesty, respect and loyalty. We assist our Customers on an individual basis with every aspect of selling or purchasing, from the initial inquiry right through to the sale of the property. We place a great deal of emphasis on you, our Customer, and with the help of your feedback, continuously seek to improve our service.   Our goal is to give you total satisfaction whether buying, selling, renting or just popping in to have a look around. We are affiliated to and are active members of both The Society of Chartered Surveyors and The Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers. We are Certified Valuers to Blue Book Standard. We are members of The European Group of Valuers' Associations (TEGoVA).

Seamus Downes, MIPAV

Seamus has been in the auctioneering business for over fifty five years. Over this time, Seamus has built strong relationships with all of our Clients. For this reason, many of our Clients return to us on a regular basis and also recommend us to their friends and colleagues. He relocated the business to Sean Costello Street, Athlone in 1998 due to the expansion of his Clientele. Seamus is a member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers. Seamus is also a certified Peace Commissioner and Commissioner for Oaths.

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Liam Downes, MIPAV, MCEI, TRV

Liam joined the family business in 1998. He is a qualified Auctioneer and a member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers. He has over 15 years of sales experience. Liam has completed numerous business courses over the years and has a wonderful appreciation of best practices in selling. His passion for the auctioneering business is evident in the standard of respect and attention he shows to all his Clients.

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Susan Maye, Office Manager

Susan, Office Manager, joined us in 2004 and is now an invaluable asset to the company. Susan works closely with both Agents to ensure our clients receive the highest quality of service. She plays a vital part in the smooth running of the business and is involved with the coordination and implementation of day-to-day office procedures