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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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3-bed 1960s house in need of ‘renovation and refurbishment’ for auction

Frank Chambers Auctioneer will offer a 1960s semi-detached house and a mature front garden at Quay Road, Newport, Co. Mayo, for sale through a public auction next month.

This residence, with a tiled roof and flat roof extension, sits on a large rectangular site of approximately 0.469-acres.

Extending to approximately 80.91 square metres, its accommodation includes an entrance hall, a living room, a kitchen, a shower room with a toilet and three bedrooms.

It is serviced by mains sewerage, with a water and electricity connection close by.

Commenting ahead of the executor sale:

“This property needs renovation and refurbishment. It has the potential for further residential development subject to planning permission from Mayo County Council.”

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“The location of this property is superb. It offers enormous potential for any purchaser who wishes to renovate this former home.”

“The residence, once refurbished and renovated, would also make an excellent holiday home due to its location as Newport is situated in the heart of the Great Western Greenway and on the Wild Atlantic Way.”

“It is a heritage town with excellent amenities and offers a great sense of place and community to any potential buyer,” the agent added.


This south-facing property is on Quay Road in a “unique” setting, being within walking distance from the town centre, Clew Bay and the Great Western Greenway.

The selling agent continued:

“When renovation works are completed, it would offer the potential to work remotely and avail of high-speed broadband and a wide range of amenities.”

“These include cycling, surfing, kayaking, fishing, and walking. Newport town has an excellent children’s Playground, Park, Astro turf pitch, tennis court and Burrishoole Football Club,” the agent added.

Mulranny blue flag beach and golf links are within a 15-minute drive, as is Achill Island.

Meanwhile, for those who have to commute, Westport is within 7 miles, and Castlebar is within 11 miles.

The public auction will take place at 3 pm on Friday, October 21st, 2022, at Hotel Newport.

Other properties for sale:

4-bed bungalow in turn-key condition for €275,000

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