Barna Estates Ltd
Property and Land Consultant

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            Barna Estates, The Waterfall, 
  Derryoughter, Furbo, Spiddle, Co.Galway.
   Tel:  091– 577032 / 091- 592604 / Mobile: 087-8341332.  Email:


Specialising in: 

  • Valuations on Property Tax, 
  • Probate, 
  • Deed of transfer in a family settlement. 
  • Investment Consulting. 
  • Aerial Drone Photography for legal disputes, 
  • Project consulting. 
  • Construction Concepts.
  • Investment projects. 
  • Property and land acquisitions. 
  • Land planning in the Galway area.
  • General and segment research of the property market. 
  • Large agricultural plots of land 
  • Plots of land with potential for wind farming and forestry projects.
If you wish to enquire about our consultancy services, please send us your details and requirements by e-mail to:

As one of the leading real estate companies in the West of Ireland, Galway and Connemara area, Brian Forde has accumulated invaluable experience in the sales valuations and land acquisition for all types of residential and commercial properties in all market segments. The company’s dynamic presence in the real estate sector since 1989 combined with the long experience of our team members dealing with properties, investments and management helped us witness a number of hallmark moments on the Irish real estate market.

In the course of our work with various Irish and foreign investors and developers it became necessary to provide professional consultancy services for their projects with the aim of streamlining information on the Galway County Development Plan to allow for decreasing the risk and receiving maximum profit for any future developments in the Connemara area of Galway. That is why some years ago we realized the need of ensuring such quality services and we founded our property and consultancy services that started providing regular and on-demand Irish property market researches. 

We are currently providing consultancy services to investors who are planning to start or have already started working on construction projects in the country. We ourselves are an active developer and we have already finished numerous developments in and around the Galway and Connemara area.

The results of our activities are the acquired invaluable skills and knowledge, experience and contacts in the field of construction of residential and commercial projects in the West of Ireland. This makes us a wise adviser and a desired partner for investors with long-term interests and serious intentions in the field of construction in Galway. With us you will find a conseltant who will offer you expert advice in the real estate sphere. 

Every investor and developer who wants to enter the Galway real estate market must prepare themselves for the challenges ahead. The planning reality in Galway is different form the other European countries and here we have some peculiarities in the county development plan that demand the use of the services of an experienced consultancy company that will do most of the preliminary research, evaluations, drafting of documents and will provide support, etc. 

As a consultant we can also assist in providing detailed market research analyss and forecasts as well as a realistic estimate of the current state of the other participants on this market – buyers, lessees and competition. We can provide to our clients all the necessary services preceding the making of the important decisions on the part of the investor. We offer the full range of project consulting services in the field of real estate in the County Galway area including: Specialising in construction and investment project consulting services for property and land acquisitions, residential and commercial buildings developments, valuations to include Property Tax, Probate, and Deed of transfer in a family settlement in the Connemara area of Co.Galway

Definition of valuations:
  • Probate:  This valuation must be completed from date of death.
  • Deed of transfer in a family settlement:  This valuation refers to property or land being transferred to sons or daughters or other family members.
  • Property tax:  Where property values increases or decreases depending on the property market.
  • Aerial Drone Photography:  Where property or land boundaries are hard to define, legal disputes, neighbour encroachments, or purely for souvenir purposes.   See sample below

Messrs Brian Forde property and land consultant. For themselves and for the those whose Agents they are, give notice: - (i) The particulars are set out as a general outline for the guidance and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract. (ii) All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or presentations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. (iii) No person in the employment of Messrs. Brian Forde property and land consultant. Has any authority to make for give any representation or warranty whatever in relation this property. 

Brian Forde
Property and Land Consultant
Barna Estates 
The Waterfall, Derryoughter, Furbo, Co Galway.
Tel:  00 353 (0)91 577032
Fax:  00 353 (0)91 590109

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