About Us

OfficeHume Auctioneers is the leading auctioneering firm in Laois since 1940. Founded by Paddy Hume in 1940 and subsequently run by his son Ray from 1975 - 1999.

Hume Auctioneers was purchased by John Dunne in 1999 and has since established a name within the industry as one of the most progressive firms in the country.

John Dunne - Proprietor

John purchased Hume Auctioneers in 1999. John comes from a well-known Portlaoise business family. Having spent almost five years in Waterford with leading commercial auctioneers Purcell Properties, and a period before that with Dublin firm, Mason Estates, he returned home in 1999 with vast experience bringing many new ideas and features never seen before in the midlands.

John is a qualified member of the IAVI and on passing his direct final examinations with the Society of Chartered Surveyors, he became one of the highest qualified practicioners in the land.

John promises not just an extremely professional service but a friendly one too.

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