Ivan Connaughton Auctioneer is preparing to open a second office at Athlone Road, Roscommon. The new office, which is opposite Foxe’s pub, will open for business on October 1st. It represents a major expansion of the business into Roscommon town and Ivan already has a number of properties throughout mid Roscommon on his books. In February of this year, Finance Minister Brian Cowen travelled to Athleague to open the Athleague office. Ivan is a member of a very well known family in the Athleague area. A son of Cllr. Martin and Josephine Connaughton, his brother Mervyn recently captained Roscommon to victory in the Nicky Rackard Cup final in Croke Park. Ivan Connaughton can be contacted on (090) 66 63700.