Offaly auctioneer pays tribute after death of well-known colleague

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Offaly auctioneer pays tribute after death of well-known colleague

Tom Cox pays tribute to his colleague at GVM Mart, Tullamore last week

At GVM Bullock Mart, Auctioneer Tom Cox, of GVM Tullamore, paid tribute to well-known auctioneer Pat Devane who died last Thursday.

A native of Tuam, Co. Galway, Pat conducted numerous livestock sales over his career especially in Galway and in his hometown of Tuam.

He also sold with GVM Tullamore for over 30 years. In his early years, he sold in Headford Marts,  Maam Cross Marts and Tuam Marts.

He will be sadly missed by his family and the farming community, Tom said.