Leitrim: 071 964 5555
Meath: 01 8027000

Our Team


Gordon Hughes Assoc SCSI Nat Dip Prop Mgt.

Company Director

With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, having previously worked for a large Property Management Company in Dublin Gordon returned home to Ballinamore, Co Leitrim in 2001 & established his own practice. A former FG County Councillor he was also previously on the board of HSE West, Border Regional Authority & Leitrim Enterprise Company. In 2017 he acquired the successful practice of John Fitzgerald Auctioneers in Ratoath, Co Meath & rebranded the company as Fitzgerald Hughes

John Fitzgerald

John has worked in the industry since 1998 until 2017, where he then took on a consultancy role within the company.

Valerie Fitzgerald

Residential Sales Manager & Office Manager – Ratoath Office

Valerie has a wealth of experience in the property market, having worked in the sector since 2000. A great track record with second hand and new homes sales!

Helen Lardner Chartered Surveyor SCSI, RICS BSc (Hons) Property Studies

Residential Sales Manager - Ratoath Office

Helen joined our team in 2018 bringing with her over 14 years’ experience in the property industry. She specialises in residential sales, valuations, lettings and property management with a strong background in landlord and tenant consultancy.

Helen holds an honours degree in property studies and is a full member of both the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Helen Richards

Customer Service, Property Administrator & Office Manager – Leitrim Office

Helen is front of house in our Leitrim office. Helen joined our team in 2013, bringing with her over 30 years’ experience in property, banking and the insurance sector. 

Deborah Doran

Head of IT

Joined our team in 2016 with a Level 7 BSc in Business Computing and a Level HDip in Computer Science. An interesting background in Archaeology.

Jeanette Appleby

Customer Service & Property Administrator – Leitrim Office

Jeanette hails from Yorshire and made Ireland her home over 15 years ago. A strong customer service background with a QQI Level 5 in Business and a QQI level 6 in administration and IT.

Deirdre Ring

Customer Service & Property Administrator – Ratoath Office

A resident of Ratoath village, Deirdre joined our team in 2019 bringing with her over 25 years’ experience in customer service and administration. Deirdre provides first class customer service to our vendors and buyers alike.

An Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Deputy Enda Kenny visiting our offices

Gordon Hughes Estate Agents proud sponsors of Leitrim Ladies GAA Underage team 2018

Gordon Hughes Estate Agents proud sponsors of Leitrim Ladies GAA Underage team 2018