CORRIB Heights, Formerly the Corrib Great Southern Hotel, Galway, Fantastic Opportunity to Acquire Chattel Assets by Auction

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The entire contents of the CORRIB Heights -- formerly the Corrib Great Southern Hotel, Galway, a renowned four-star establishment -- will go under the hammer by auction on 7th November 2007. The owners of the Corrib Heights Hotel on the Dublin Road, which closed its doors and ceased trading last month, have ruled out the possibility that the property might be turned into a residential unit for asylum seekers. Instead, it is hoped the property will be used for the purpose of education with a possible tie with GMIT in the future.

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The entire contents of the CORRIB Heights -- formerly the Corrib Great Southern Hotel, Galway, a renowned four-star establishment -- will go under the hammer by auction on 7th November 2007. The owners of the Corrib Heights Hotel on the Dublin Road, which closed its doors and ceased trading last month, have ruled out the possibility that the property might be turned into a residential unit for asylum seekers. Instead, it is hoped the property will be used for the purpose of education with a possible tie with GMIT in the future.

  • Entire contents of bedrooms among 1,500 lots under the hammer on November 7th 2007.

The entire contents of the CORRIB Heights, formerly the Corrib Great Southern Hotel, Galway a renowned four star establishment will go under the hammer by auction on 7th November 2007.

The owners of the Corrib Heights Hotel on the Dublin Road, which closed its doors and ceased trading last month, have ruled out the possibility that the property might be turned into a residential unit for asylum seekers. Instead, it is hoped the property will be used for the purpose of education with a possible tie with GMIT in the future.

Food and hospitality industry specialists Pro Auction of Bath will manage the auction of the entire content with a viewing in the hotel on 6th November

The event offers the hospitality industry an unrivalled opportunity to purchase the contents of this first class hotel at a fraction of new replacement cost. Items for sale include content from the bedrooms, banqueting facilities and modern kitchens; bar and restaurant furniture; soft furnishings and fittings; engineering equipment; reception and back of house items; conferencing facilities; plant and machinery, elevators, boilers, etc.

In all there will be over 1500 lots in the sale. Items of particular note include

  • the entire contents of the O'Malley's Bar..
  • the furnishings and contents of Currach Restaurant
  • the furnishings and equipment from numerous conference and banqueting suites.

The contents of the hotel's bedrooms, lobbies, offices and modern fully equipped kitchens, together with crockery, cutlery, furnishings, boilers, gymnasium, laundry equipment, housekeeping and back of house areas are also included.

Mark Flynn of Pro Auction said: "This is the biggest auction sale of an entire hotel in The West of Ireland and a wonderful opportunity to acquire quality furnishings, particularly for a smaller hotel chain that aspires to trade up in standards The Dublin Rd, Galway, property was constantly upgraded over its lifetime to maintain its market leading standing. Potential buyers can now recreate the ambience and good taste of this fine establishment either by buying the entire contents of the bedrooms, or a portion on a room by room basis. The sale will attract many and will be of particular interest to participants in the hospitality and catering business as literally everything will be sold. Early indications are of a very lively buying interest."

The auction takes place at Corrib Heights, formerly the Corrib Great Southern Hotel, Dublin Rd, Galway, Ireland, at 11am on 7th November. Catalogues are available by calling +44 1761 414000 or +353 (0) 1 638 2700.

Pro Auction recently concluded very successful content sales of the Jurys Ballsbridge and The Berkeley Court Hotels in Dublin, on behalf of Jurys Doyle Hotel Group.

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