Well-known Galway auctioneer Oisin Allman passes away

Well-known Galway auctioneer Oisin Allman passes away

The death has occurred of well-known Galway estate agent Oisin Allman, who passed away following a car accident on Saturday.

Mr Allman operated the Allman Reynolds estate agency on Merchant’s Road in the city with his wife Caroline.

He died following a single vehicle collision westbound on the M6 near Athlone between Monksland and Ballinasloe East at 3.20pm on Saturday.

A native of Frenchpark in Co Roscommon, he previously worked in the commercial and residential divisions of Lisney and Douglas Newman Good in Dublin before later moving to work in Galway where he was a popular figure.

A graduate of DIT, Oisin was completing his final year in an MBA in Michael Smurfit Business School at the time of his death.

The Society of Chartered Surveyors paid tribute to Oisin.

“Mr Oisin Allman has been an active and committed member of the Society for many years and a well-known and well-regarded property professional in the Galway area.

“His untimely passing is mourned by his many friends and colleagues within the SCSI and the estate agency profession.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family at this very difficult time.”

The staff at Allman Reynolds also posted the following tribute:

“Oisin Allman started off life in Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon. He was a boarder at Garbally College, and he later graduated from DIT in Property Economics. He was elected an Associate of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and as a RICS Registered Valuer.

“He was Big 4 trained, and worked in the Commercial & Residential divisions of Lisney & Douglas Newman Good, Dublin, before later moving to work in Estate Agents in Galway City at Partner & Director level.

“He also worked in the international property group, Prestige, before setting up his successful business, Allman Reynolds Estate Agents with his business partner and wife Caroline.

“Allman Reynolds Estate Agents will continue in business under the management of Caroline Allman Reynolds and family. We will continue building business relationships with our present clients and the people of Galway.

“Oisin was an excellent businessman and friend to all who knew him. He was a very hard working, entrepreneurial, witty and intelligent man who was completing his final year in an MBA in Michael Smurfit Business School at the time of his untimely death.”

Oisin, from Grattan Park in Galway City, is survived by his wife Caroline, mothere Theresa, niece Sinead, the extended Allman and Reynolds families and a wide circle of friends. He was predeceased by his father Dermot and sister Maureen.

He will be reposing at O’Flaherty Funeral Parlour, Munster Avenue, Galway on Friday from 6pm with removal at 8pm to St Mary’s Church, Claddagh. Funeral after 11am Requiem Mass on Saturday to Moycullen Cemetery.

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