About Us

Company Profile

We understand at Behan Irwin & Gosling that selling your property can be one of the most stressful times of your life, therefore it is very important to keep the lines of communication open from the beginning to end of any deal.

Our firm is passionate about real estate and aim to be exceptional in achieving our clients’ goals. The energy and expertise we offer as a team provide discerning customers with a valuable choice of a young firm which is in tune with an improving market.

We take our profession very seriously and we are answerable to you, our clients at all times. We will listen to your needs, we will use all of our energy and resources to come up with solutions to your challenges and we will do everything within our power to get you the absolute best results possible. At the end of the day, we want to get the best price for you the client

Our firm is affiliated with the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers which is your assurance and guarantee of our professional conduct and service. We are also governed by the property services regulatory authority (http://www.npsra.ie)

Cearbhall Behan – BSc(Hons) A.SCSI

Commercial Director


  • 13 years + experience in the Munster property market. Through his significant workload over the past 13 years he has built up broad and extensive commercial experience in the licensed premises, retail, office, industrial markets.
  • Recognised as an experienced agent and skilled negotiator with specialist knowledge in the licensed premises sector.
  • He has been involved in a considerable number of insolvency and liquidation transactions in conjunction with the main Irish receivers.
  • He works closely and on a continuous basis with all the main accountancy firms and banks.
  • Cearbhall and his team provide commercial property agency advice & transactions – retail, industrial, offices, investments, development. This incorporates sales, lettings, valuations, rent reviews, freehold and leasehold acquisitions, strategic commercial development advice, disposal strategies for Banks, Receivers & private clients.
  • Cearbhall can also be contacted through his linkedin page

Qualifications & Professional Body Memberships

  • Member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (http://www.scsi.ie)
  • BSc (hons) Degree in Property Studies.
  • Diploma in Property Management & Valuation.
  • Property Services Licence (no 002008)

Sonya Irwin Ring – Dip.H.Ed EMS MIPAV C.E.I

Property Management Director


  • 17 years + experience in residential and appartment block management in the Munster Area.
  • Recognised and experienced property management agent with excellent problem solving skills and crisis management abilities.
  • Sonya and her team understand the needs of landlords and tenants always striving for the best value for money and service quality in the management of their assets.
  • Currently have in excess of 500 units under active management. Blocks under management include Lee Towers, Reeveswood, Douglas Wells, Lee Vista to name but a few.
  • Experience in all aspects of the Cork property market in including residential sales and lettings, valuations, lands sales, new house sales, farming quotas and land leases.
  • Sonya can also be contacted through her Linkedin page

Qualifications & Professional Body Memberships

  • Member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (http://www.ipav.ie)
  • Diploma in Estate Agency Surveying.
  • Certificate in Auctioneering and Estate Agency practice
  • Property Services Licence (no.001099)

Mark Gosling – BSc Prop.Mgt.Val MIPAV C.E.I

Residential Director


  • 12 years + experience in residential sales, letting and valuations.
  • Recognised as an experienced residential agent and expert in the new and second-hand residential market in Cork city and county.
  • Mark prides himself on having the ability and negotiation expertise to provide unrivalled level of customer care for his clients and being someone you can trust in confidence for all your property transactions.
  • Mark and his team provide the following services: New home marketing and consultancy, second-hand residential sales including country homes, farm & estates, residential lettings, valuations, strategic residential development advice
  • Mark can also be contacted through his Linkedin page

Qualifications & Professional Body Memberships

  • Member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (http://www.ipav.ie)
  • BSc (hons) Degree in Property Management & Valuation.
  • Qualified REV (Recognised European Valuer) – can carry out “Blue Book” Valuations.
  • Diploma in Estate Agency Practice.
  • Certificate in Auctioneering.
  • Property Services Licence (no 001630)