Dundalk businessman becomes the town's first IPAV Fellow

Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers

Donard McCabe

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Donard McCabe

Michael is Dundalk’s first IPAV Fellow

Michael Lavelle being presented with his award by IPAV CEO Pat Davitt

Michael Lavelle, one of Dundalk’s best known business figures, has been named as a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers (IPAV).

The honour is given to members who continually contribute to the promotion of the industry, demonstrate best practice in their work, and support the Institute and other property professionals in Ireland.

Michael is the only IPAV member in County Louth to have received the status of Fellow.

Presenting the award to Michael, IPAV CEO Pat Davitt, praised Michael’s commitment to his work, saying that Michael has always been ready to help others and he always does his work with good humour.

Joanne Lavelle commented: “We’ve been helping people with their sales, lettings and valuations for the past three generations, and Michael always has a brilliant attitude to his work.

"It’s very fitting that he be rewarded for the commitment he makes to his Clients and his work.”

The event at Ballymascanlon House Hotel was attended by Clients, Family, Friends and some of Dundalk’s best known Professionals.

Michael Lavelle Estate Agents is an independent family business.  It has served Clients’ property requirements in the north east for 40 years, and remains the most popular independent agent in Dundalk.

The Agency offers a thorough and very experienced service of residential and commercial sales and lettings, as well as a full Valuations service.