'Auctioneering was always my party piece'

Peter McDonagh left school at the age of 12 and later carved out an accidental career path as a livestock auctioneer.

WATCH: Future livestock auctioneer

His father is a well-known livestock auctioneer

WATCH: Future livestock auctioneer?

“I’ve got two real heifers here” – Jack (2.5 years)

Increase in the uptake of Auctioneering Courses

In the region of 250 newly qualified auctioneers enter the sector every year. A new apprenticeship programme will commence in September.

Interview: Brendan Corrigan

Catherina recently caught up with Brendan Corrigan, a livestock auctioneer, estate agent, farmer and DAFM valuer. Read the full interview here.