Launched last week in Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel, REA says it will take on four new members by month’s end.
John P Younge’s signing is important as it fills REA’s stated brief of finding niche players in different sectors, says chief executive Eimer Gavigan.
He is one of the country’s best known dealers in bars and licensed premises. Other ex-IAIV presidents signed up include Eddie Barrett, Joe McCarthy, Tom Gavigan, John Doyle and Pat Stephenson.
REA’s initial membership includes Bryan O'Doherty Estate Agents, Athy, John O’Neill of Celtic Properties, Bantry, Chesser Auctioneers Limerick, Coonan Estate Agents Maynooth and also Celbridge, Coyne & Culloty, Killarney, Cumiisky Auctioneers, Balbriggan and Baggott tre, Flynn & Associates Castleknock, Swords, Clonsilla and Raheny, Grimes Auctioneers, Skerries and Ashbourne, H.J Byrne & Co, Bray, Hynes Auctioneers, Athlone, Irish & European Cork city, John F Kerr, Clonakility, McCarthy & McGrath Midleton, Murtagh Brothers Auctioneers, Mullingar, North's Estate Agents Tralee and Dublin, O'Brien Collins Drogheda, Paddy Browne & Co Ennis, Patrick G Dawson & Sons Tullow, Sothern Auctioneers, Carlow, T&J Gavigan, Kells and Navan, E Potterton The Property Exchange Trim, and Warren Estates Gorey and Enniscorthy.