We aim to provide an excellent service to all our clients and customers.

Here are a few of our recent Testimonials from Barry Auctioneers happy clients and customers.

Der produced a masterful performance to get the best possible outcome from the sale of my Mother’s house, following her passing. His calm approachable demeanour allowed the process to begin smoothly and as the legal process unfolded, to enable the property be brought to market, Der revved up the sales machine culminating In an outstanding achievement of a 20% premium versus the asking price. Der brought every element of his experience maturity and tactical nous to the table in order to achieve this outstanding result. As we went through execution and we encountered some minor lender issues for the borrower/property Der was always calm, consistent and strategic, never losing sight of the ultimate prize. We closed successfully within budgeted timeframe and with an outstanding financial result. Kudos also to Kevin for his seigneurial support through the process but be in no doubt it was the experience and maturity of Der in particular that made all of this possible. He is an outstanding professional, leading a great firm offering value for money, quality service and results to all that use them. In conclusion I can recommend the firm and the individual 100%.
Joe was on top of this sale from start to finish.
I was advised well and the sale went through quickly and easily.
I would highly recommend Barrys Auctioneers, especially Gretchen. From start to finish our experience was flawless. Gretchen is so approachable and such a warm person. She really goes the extra mile when selling your home, down to the finishing touches when it comes to viewings. She is efficient, punctual and so professional. Kept us in the loop every step of the way and also answered any of our questions asap. Gretchen was like a breath of fresh air to deal with i cant thank her enough. Hiring Gretchen to sell your home will be the best decision you make!
Carlsberg don't sell houses but if they did - they would do it Barry's way. Johnny was top class throughout. He was professional, proactive and thorough. 2 months from the For Sale sign going up to keys handed over. Good back up from the boss man Kevin too. Best Auctioneering Team in Cork
Johnny was an absolute pleasure to work with. Very informative and professional.
Joe was very nice to deal with....service was excellent.
Really impressed with the speed professionalism and efficiency in which Stella handled the sale of my property and can highly recommend this firm to all who appreciate a top class service.
Recently sold a property through Barry Auctioneers, South Mall. For us it was a hassle free experience which is always preferable. For that we give all the credit to Joe McCarthy who was very professional and managed the whole process without any issue. Joe gave regular updates and advice which was appreciated. House sold, job done, thanks Joe. Have no problem recommending Barry Auctioneers.
Great people to deal with.. Thoroughly recommend ✅
Great to work - provide great advice pre property being advertised to expedite sale. Fantastic dealing with Kevin and Johnny - property advertised on the 12 Jan and sale agreed at greater than asking on the 27 Jan. Very responsive and professional throughout process with favourable rates.
Der provided us with a fantastic service for both our house sale and house purchase , Der is very professional and keeps you well informed throughout the process as well as providing great advice. Der had a list of potential buyers ready for our house and we closed in under a week. He was always available to field questions and goes above and beyond the call of duty to ensure the sale and move goes smoothly. I would highly recommend the team at Barrys Auctioneers to anyone considering selling their property.
I enthusiastically endorse Barry Auctioneers if you're considering selling your home. Kevin consistently demonstrated exceptional availability, always just a phone call away, and provided straightforward and genuine guidance. He quickly determined the optimal price to list our house, resulting in a 'Sale Agreed' status within a remarkable 10 days, accompanied by an offer that exceeded our expectations. Their practical approach to property sales benefits both buyers and sellers, streamlining the process and minimising any potential confusion. I am more than pleased to wholeheartedly recommend them. Thank you, Kevin!
Der took the time to really understand the context for our change and the outcome we needed. Der was hugely helpful to me as I had to lead out on the sale for my folks - it was a first for me. He helped me understand the process and brought a degree of certainty and calmness when needed. He answered endless questions. What I most appreciate, and I have shared this with him, is the time he took with my folks - they were always his clients, he kept them updated, but never felt like burden. He made a stressful situation so much easier.
Sold a property in Midleton, post floods , which was a tricky and difficult time - Johnny hand held the whole process with velvet gloves , weekend viewings, follow up, keeping us informed and finally finding a happy buyer - highly recommend the service, delivery and execution.
I would highly recommend Barry Auctioneers as it was pleasure to work with them and especially with Johnny O'Connor. He did enormous work to help us. Replied to emails, phone calls & WhatsApp messages immediately. Guaranteed us the best price for our property and kept us updated when required.
I recently purchased a property from Barry auctioneers. The whole procedure was made very efficient by Gretchen who was professional & punctual in dealing with all issues raised. Everything worked smoothly & deal closed on time.
Highly recommend both Gretchen & Richie for their professionalism with dealings I’ve had with both.
I would highly recommend Richie from Barry Auctioneers, for his exceptional services in facilitating our recent property acquisition.

At the start of September 2023, Richie visited the house we were renting to conduct a valuation. During this meeting, he recognized our interest in purchasing the property and offered invaluable guidance. Richie's expertise immediately lift the confidence we needed to pursue our venture. Serving as a mediator between us and the property owners, Richie meticulously navigated every step of the purchasing process, culminating in the successful closure of the deal before the end of January 2024.

Throughout the entire journey, Richie remained proactive and attentive, keeping us informed with timely reminders, actionable steps, and recommendations for various professionals, including engineers and solicitors. His proactive approach and dedication ensured a swift and efficient acquisition process, for which we are immensely grateful.

Beyond his professional competency, Richie's genuine care and commitment to our well-being were evident. Following the completion of the deal, he personally reached out to congratulate us on our purchase and assured us of his ongoing support should we require any assistance in the future. This gesture exemplifies Richie's exceptional customer service and genuine concern for his clients.

In conclusion, I wholeheartedly endorse Richie for any real estate-related endeavors. His expertise, professionalism, and amazing dedication make him an invaluable asset to any transaction. It has been a pleasure working with Richie.

I bought my first property with Barry Auctioneers & Valuers and would highly recommend to anyone. Everyone right down to receptionist Hollie made the process easy and manageable.

They were extremely efficient in replying to phone calls, emails and messages with any queries that I had. Couldn’t thank Kevin enough for the work he done. They made the process as stress free as possible and gave great advice along the way.

Thank you to the Barry Auctioneers & Valuers team

Sean Burns
The sale of our house was done without problems, without any discussion and above all quickly. We received regular updates on the status of the sale. Absolutely recommendable real estate agency.
Dona Polini
I would highly recommend Barry Auctioneers as it was pleasure to work with them and especially with Der O Riordan. They did enormous work to help us. Replies on email or phone call immediately. We were on side of buyers but Der help and support us with each step with great understanding.
I recently bought a property via Der O'Riordan at Barry and I must give my praise here. He managed the whole process very well. I know whom to go to when the time comes to disposal of this property.
X Wang
We dealt with Stella for the purchase of our new home. We found her to be extremely helpful, efficient and very honest.
Kevin & Dee
Gretchen and the team at Barry Auctioneers were an absolute pleasure to deal with on the purchase of our property. They were professional, attentive, responsive and extremely personable in their dealings with us. We would be happy to recommend Gretchen and the team.
Conor & Treasa
Absolutely delighted with the outcome of our house sale. Stella and Kevin were fantastic to deal with throughout!
Lizzie & Paul
Couldn't recommend Kevin highly enough. Very professional, accommodating and efficient service. Thanks a mill Kevin!
Terry Hayes and all at Barry Auctioneers were a pleasure to deal with. I found them professional and personalable through the entire process.
Cian Murphy
Really professional and accommodating! Barry Auctioneers were a pleasure to deal and really quick at responding and providing our valuation report.
Donal Cronin
Great service extremely quick and helpful
Danielle Lynch
Thanks Joe. Glad we got it over the line and thanks for all your hard work.
Kevin Flanagan
Great experience selling a house with Barry Auctioneers. A pleasure to deal with Richie Dunlea from start to finish. He explained the process and costs in selling a house and did an expert job. Richie kept me up to date and was very proactive in passing on information and keeping me in the picture at all times. He advised and gave me the benefit of his experience whenever I was unsure with such a big decision and helped me through at all stages ending in a successful sale at the end. I can't recommend Richie (and Barry Auctioneers) highly enough. Thanks for everything, great job.
Mick O Mahony
We cannot commend enough Der and the team at Barry Auctioneers. Der was excellent and providing local expertise and his knowledge on the house and the area was second to none. A really lovely Man who was a pleasure to deal with! Thank you Der and all at Barry Auctioneers!
Gareth Gleeson
Great experience with these guys, both Kevin and Johnny were professional and friendly throughout. Clearly know the local market very well and got us a great price for our house. Also proactive in dealing with issues from the buyers and helped things go smoothly. Definitely recommend
Nao S
Recently dealt with Richie from Barry Auctioneers for a purchase and he was extremely helpful and responsive throughout the process, highly recommend.
Heidi H
Barry Auctioneers were excellent in securing a great sale price for my house recently.

They were consistently professional and also a pleasure to do business with.

Kevin Barry’s guidance, advice and recommendations were invaluable.

Johnny O’Connor was a superb asset, his expertise, knowledge, constant updating and accommodating attitude allied to his pleasant demeanour ensured a totally stress free experience.

Highly recommendable, would definitely repeat business with Barry’s.

Mary McCarthy
Job well done by Kevin o Sullivan
At Barry auctioneers.
Thanks Kevin I’ll be sure to recommend you.
Ray Kenny
An absolutely dream of a sale with Barry's. Three month's from initial instruction to completion. Fully informed at every stage with minimal input required from our end after the initial instruction, and we achieved well over the price we expected at the outset. Barry comes with the highest recommendation. Thanks Terry Hayes for your attention and special thanks Rebecca Downey for being the glue holding it all together.
Dave Huzzard
Stella and Terry were an absolute pleasure to deal with, thank you for all your help and support throughout the process!
Niamh Hegarty
We would highly recommend Barry Auctioneers for the selling of your home. The whole process was a lot easier than expected and we put this down to the expertise and knowledge of Joe McCarthy. We dealt with Joe throughout the process of selling our home and no request was beyond reason. Joe automatically made us feel at ease and was always at the end of the phone to take a call. Every interaction with Joe was reassuring due to his pleasant, professional and efficient approach. Big thanks to Joe and the Barry Auctioneers team for such a stress free experience.
Anna Twomey
I recently sold a house with Barry Auctioneers and could not recommend them highly enough. Kevin & Gretchen were so professional and personable to deal with. They made the whole process so efficient from start to finish, kept me updated regularly and it was so seamless throughout. Their guidance and recommendations were extremely beneficial. If you are looking to sell a property I would not look beyond Barry Auctioneers so be sure to contact them. Thanks to all of the team.
Cliona O'Donoghue
Very straightforward process buying a house. Joe McCarthy couldn't have been more helpful.
Maureen Power
Stella was amazing.
Very good with replies to emails and messages.
Deirdre O'Connell
5 stars - that's what we give for the customer experience we received from Stella at Barry Auctioneers with the sale of our house. We would highly recommend if you are thinking of selling!
Joe & Fiona
Becca, Kevin,

I'll be singing your praises to whomever wishes to talk about estate agents and auctioneers. Fab and quick service, really appreciate the speed in which you got back to me and turned the report around. I'm very pleasantly surprised by how easy you made it for me.


Elaine Higgins
I bought my first house off Barry Auctioneers and my experience with them was brilliant. Joe McCarthy went above and beyond to help me and reassure me during the stressful time of buying a house. Would highly recommend them.
Jack France
My husband & I recently bought an apartment through the help of Richie Dunlea from barry auctioneers. We have bought other properties but this was a particulary good experience with Richie. He is professional, highly efficient as well as being extremely personal, easy-going and helpful. This great mix made us feel in great hands from start to finish. We highly recommend them.
Christine and Marcello
Recently, I had the pleasure of utilising Barry Auctioneers services to assist and guide me on my journey to purchase a house. I must express my utmost satisfaction and gratitude as they have been nothing short of brilliant from the very beginning until the end. I couldn't be happier with the exceptional support they provided. I want to extend a special thank you to Joe McCarthy for his unwavering assistance throughout the entire process, ensuring a smooth and efficient experience. Thanks to his dedication, I can now joyfully call myself a homeowner. My heartfelt appreciation goes out to the entire Barry Auctioneers team as well!
Jasmine Jass
Delighted to have appointed Der and Barry Auctioneers as the sellers of our original family home in Glasheen. Der listened to our needs particularly our thoughts on a preferred purchaser (considering our neighbourhood). He offered a depth of knowledge drawing on his experience making a difficult personal journey so much easier. We would highly recommend Der and the team.
Ricky Grogan
Would highly recommend Barry Auctioneers! Tony was an absolute pleasure to deal with it, selling a home can come with its own stresses but Tony took that all away with his positive outlook and professionalism. They went above and beyond, nothing was ever too much trouble .We can’t thank him enough for all his help. I cannot recommend Tony and his team enough. If you are looking to buy or thinking of selling your home then look no further - you won’t regret it.
Niamh Ryan
We are proud to provide a testimonial for Barry Auctioneers who recently helped to sell our home in the Ballintemple area. From our first meeting we were highly impressed with their expertise, professionalism and commitment to get the best price from the sale of our home.
Throughout the entire process they maintained contact and continued to update us at every stage. In particular, Der O'Riordan was excellent in guiding us through the process, maintaining contact and answering our questions in a friendly manner, that greatly reduced the stress levels.
Overall, their knowledge of the market, professionalism and friendly manner shown throughout the sale of our home helped to make it a smoother process.
We would not hesitate to recommend Barry Auctioneers to anyone looking to engage an Estate Agent.
Colm & Justin
We are delighted to provide a testimonial for Johnny & Kevin from Barry Auctioneers. They recently helped us sell our home in Oldcourt, Greenfields, Ballincollig, and we couldn't be more impressed with their expertise, professionalism, and commitment to getting us the best possible outcome.

From the very beginning, they took the time to get to know us and our property. They listened to our needs and concerns, and offered invaluable tips, advice and guidance throughout the entire process. They were always available to answer any questions we had, and kept us informed every step of the way.

Their marketing strategy was top-notch, and we were thrilled with the level of interest our home received. They conducted viewings efficiently and professionally, and their negotiating skills were outstanding and we achieved the price we wanted, Johnny & Kevin played a key role in making that happen.

We were also impressed with the level of care they showed throughout the process. Selling a home can be stressful, but they made it as smooth and seamless as possible. They went above and beyond to ensure that everything was taken care of, and we felt confident and supported throughout the entire process.

Overall, we can't recommend Barry Auctioneers highly enough. They are true professionals who are dedicated to their clients, and we wouldn't hesitate to work with them again in the future. If you're looking for exceptional estate agents to help you sell your home, look no further than Johnny & Kevin from Barry Auctioneers.

Tony & Karyn
It was a delight to deal with Der O'Riordan and and all the Barry Auctioneers' Team. Der, on all occassions, went above and beyond the call of duty, and kept us promptly informed of all developments in a very honest and supportive manner. I highly recommend Der and Barry Auctioneers to vendors and purchasers alike. Thank you!
A big Thank You to Der O'Riordan of Barry's for recently looking after the sale of our house and the purchase of our present home. He is professional, diligent and highly experienced at his work. He guided us through every step of the sales process from start to finish and is an absolute pleasure to liaise with. Der was also the auctioneer involved in the purchase of our new home. Der was available to help and advise when we had any questions, advice or issues, he went above and behold for us.
We would highly recommend Der and the Barry Auctioneers Team to anyone considering buying or selling their house.
Padraig & Eileen
Bought a house with Terry. One of the few honest estate agents I have met. Great experience. Definitely will return
From start to finish, I found Kevin and Johnny fantastic to deal with. Professional service delivered in a personal way. I would absolutely recommend them if you're thinking of selling your property.
I'm a repeat customer and have recently completed selling my home with Terry. Such an easy process, quick and painless. If only Terry packed the house up too it would be perfect!! From our first chat to the final days there was no drama, such a low maintenance transaction but with great results.
Have both bought and sold through Barry Auctioneers and would highly recommend them. Kevin has always been available to help and advise, and this time around we had Gretchen on board selling on our behalf. Communication was always excellent and we always felt we were in safe hands. Would highly recommend their services. Thanks Kevin & Gretchen!
Dave O'Leay
Fantastic service from Kevin Barry and his team. Great advice, support and communication throughout the sale process. I highly recommend Barry Auctioneers.
Gregg Ahern
An absolutely dream of a sale with Barry's. Three month's from initial instruction to completion. Fully informed at every stage with minimal input required from our end after the initial instruction, and we achieved well over the price we expected at the outset. Barry comes with the highest recommendation. Thanks Terry Hayes for your attention and special thanks Rebecca Downey for being the glue holding it all together.
Great experience with Barry Auctioneers. From Day 1 Gretchen went above and beyond to sell my property . Communication was excellent.
Jane Doyle
We both sold and purchased a property through Barry Auctioneers. We dealt with Richie Dunlea and he was such a professional from start to finish . He was always on the other end of the phone with any questions that came up and kept us up to date on everything. He was so accommodating with the viewings always working around us and got us great price on our house . It was a pleasure to deal with him and would highly recommend him and Barry Auctioneers to anyone.
Karen Coleman
Great service from Kevin and Johnny. They know the local area well and gave great advice. Friendly and professional, dealt with questions quickly and always contactable. Oversaw lots of viewings and got us a great price for our house.
We just bought our house with Barry Auctioneers.
Had the pleasure of working with Johnny and Kevin, they were excellent all the way through the process.
Johnny was so helpful, thanks for all your time and effort. The process was polished and we were kept well informed throughout.
Would highly recommend.

James and Anne
I had the pleasure of dealing with Richie Dunlea for the sale of an apartment in Midleton recently. He turned up on time for the viewing and gave valuable advice as to the remedial work that should be carried out in the apartment before putting it to market. The property was promptly listed and I was offered the full asking price from the first viewing. The whole transaction process was seamless and Richie kept me informed every step of the way.
I would have no hesitation in recommending the team at Barry Auctioneers to anyone thinking of selling their property and I can especially recommend Richie for his attention to detail and professionalism throughout the transaction.
Aisling Meehan
I had the pleasure of working with Gretchen Kelleher for the sale of our apartment in the South Douglas Rd area. From Day 1 Gretchen did not waste anytime getting to speak with us, taking photos and hosting viewings. We received plenty of advance notice for any viewings that were being hosted (we were at the time still living in the premise). We were continuously updated on the progress of the sale from start to finish. (Even while Gretchen was on leave). I would highly recommend working with Barrys Auctioneers and in particular Gretchen, you wont be disappointed!!
Jonathan Lynch
I would highly recommend Barry Auctioneers to anyone thinking of Buying or selling a property, their staff are highly efficient and engaging and make dealing with any issues in a timely and friendly manner.
My partner and I just completed our first time buy.

We worked with Richie Dunlea during the purchase process. We appreciated his no nonsense and honest approach. He had excellent communication and was always responsive and took action with queries to the owner immediately which speed up the process.

We would highly recommend Barry Auctioneer’s. We would have no hesitation in dealing with them again in the future.

Niamh & Furkan
I must commend Richie Dunlea for his highly professional handing & dedication in getting the sale of my premises over the line, from my initial contact with him for a valuation, to the close of the sale.

He was on hand for every question by both myself & the buyers, even arranging visits at weekends and out of hours when he was not working.

He handled every matter with great professionalism and his communication was a valuable asset for both parties.

I cannot praise him enough in words, but thank you Richie for a fantastic job.

Aubrey Murnaghan
I recently sold my family home of over 50years through Barry's auctioneers. I dealt with Richie Dunlea who is a thorough gentleman. As I have never had any experience of this sort of thing Richie explained everything to me in plain layman's language none of this percentages or surveys, market studies or the usual nonsense that someone like me would want a college degree to understand. Richie advised me from start to finish and nothing was to much trouble to him. I also found the girls on reception very pleasant and helpful. If the rest of Barry's staff are anything like Richie and the girls in reception which I'm sure they are you could not find a better more professional auctioneers to deal with.
George O' Sullivan
We have just completed a house purchase and worked with Joe McCarthy . He is excellent and was there every step of the way to answer our questions and to provide us with proactive updates on timelines . Joe went above and beyond to ensure that this entire process was practical and stress free. I could not speak more highly of Joe and the team and happily received the keys as promised to a gleaming home on Friday last . It was the personal touches that mattered and customer and client experience is certainly very evident in our experience with Barry’s.
We would highly recommend .
Kay & Family
I would highly recommend Barry Auctioneers for an excellent service. I recently had my house valued by Kevin. His professionalism throughout was second to none. The whole team were fantastic to deal with, from the friendly reception team to the efficiency of the valuing of our property. I Would be delighted to do business with the firm again in the future.

A massive Thank You to Terry Hayes for recently looking after the sale of our house so promptly and efficiently. He is professional, diligent, highly experienced and is an excellent communicator. Terry made sure our house was photographed to the highest of standards and went above and beyond to ensure we got the best outcome. He guided us through every step of the sales process from start to finish and is an absolute pleasure to liaise with. We would highly recommend Terry and the Barry Auctioneers Team to anyone considering buying or selling their house.

Triona & Owen
We just recently dealt with Barry's Auctioneers in the purchase of our new home. Terry was friendly and easy to deal with. For ourselves as first time buyers Terry really helped us through each stage of the process and really helped to make it as stress free as possible. We can't thank Terry and Barry Auctioneers enough for the help in getting us our dream home and we would not hesitate in recommending your services to others.
Gemma & Paul
Dealt with Der and his team at Barry Auctioneers when we recently purchased a house. Could not recommend him enough! During the whole process, Der was extremely professional, was the link between us and the vendor and was available to help and advise when we had any questions, advice or issues. We can’t thank him enough for all that he did and would have no hesitation in recommending or dealing with Barry Auctioneers again in the future. Thanks!
Con & Emilie
Kevin and his team of auctioneers at Barry Auctioneers are auctioneers you want on your side whether you are buying or selling your property. They provided us with the support and assistance over and above the norm to ensure we get to the finish line in the time frame we strive for. Kevin's rich contacts in the industry helps us to overcome 'impossible' challenges. We highly recommend Kevin & his team for a less stressful move. Gold stars for the team! Thanks a zillion for getting us our beautiful home which we are now enjoying - getting in before Christmas!! Well done!
Agnes & David Lynch
Gretchen was extremely helpful throughout the purchase of this house. I can't thank her enough for her help, expertise and time she dedicated to helping me get the keys! Thank you to Gretchen and all at Barry Auctioneers.
Tom Gems
Dealt with Barry Auctioneers recently in relation to a new property purpose. All our dealings with Terry, Richie and the team were straightforward and amicable. Would have no hesitation in dealing with Barry's again in the future.
Dave Murphy
Huge thank you to Kevin, Gretchen and all the team at Barry Auctioneers. It was a pleasure to deal with you, extremely professional and went above & beyond. Would highly recommend them.
Brenda O'Sullivan
I have nothing but positives in my recommendation of Der. I was left the executor of my mother's estate. Our family home was a key asset as part of that estate. It was with a heavy heart I decided to sell it. From the moment I engaged with Der I could feel nothing but genuine feelings and understanding of my situation. Der displayed a shrew eye for improvements to the property and also was able to supply the tradesmen as well. This was a huge plus. With the property set for the market Der set a realistic price.This was more than achieved and Der got a record price for the property with 6 weeks and closed the sale. This is where Der is at his natural best interacting with clients and selling the story of the house and the area. The stand out differences when you are dealing with Der are as follows. 1 - Der will be proactive contacting you and will always return a missed call. 2 - Der will be always be on your side and will only have the clients best wishes in mind. 3 - Der has a unique network of contacts that are gold and again will only enhance your chances of achieving your target price.
Brian McCarthy
I just sold my house with Barry Auctioneers and I couldn’t recommend them highly enough. Seamless and hassle free from start to finish with a very quick sale.
Neg Healy

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    Established in 2004 Barry Auctioneers & Valuers is a licensed firm of Auctioneers, Estate Agents and Valuers. As a member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers (IPAV) we provide a range of property consultancy services, including residential and commercial sales, lettings and valuations.

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