About Us


Roscommon Office Staff

Aengus Oates – Owner. Brendan Naughton – Auctioneer. Patricia Farrell– Office Administrator.

Athlone Office Staff

Aengus Oates – Owner. Brendan Naughton – Director. Mark Nestor – Auctioneer. Joan McDonald – Office Administrator.

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Aengus Oates M.I.P.A.V. – Owner / Director

Aengus began his Financial Services career in Dublin. Fifteen years later he decided to relocate back to his home town of Roscommon and at the same time expand the Financial Service Business to include Auctioneering in 1998.

Aengus received a Diploma in Auctioneering and Estate Agency in 2001 and is a Member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers and specialises in sales, valuations and lettings for residential, commercial and agricultural properties.

Aengus Oates is a Director of both Oates Auctioneers Roscommon and Oates Auctioneers Athlone and is sole trader of Aengus Oates Financial Services.

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Brendan Naughton M.S.C.S.I. – Director

Brendan joined Oates Auctioneers in 2000 and specialises in all areas of the property market particularly residential sales, agricultural lands and the sale, acquisition and leasing of commercial property.

An honours graduate of Auctioneering, Valuation and Estate Agency from the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Brendan has gained an extensive knowledge and an understanding of the expectations and demands of the local market. He is a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland.

Brendan grew up locally and is a family man and a well known member of the local community.

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Mark Nestor – Auctioneer

Mark joined the company in January 2014 in the Athlone office and deals with sales, rentals and valuations through this office. Prior to working with Oates Auctioneers, Mark has worked with numerous property based companies including: Knight Frank, Bannon and Sherry Fitzgerald.

A graduate of Property Economics: Property Asset Management Valuations from D.I.T. Mark has an expansive and intricate knowledge and passion for all things property.

Mark comes from a sporting background and is very much involved with all things local sports. Previously a professional cyclist on the European continent, Mark continues to compete on the local scene for fun!