O’Donnellan & Joyce will hold the largest property auction ever held in the west of Ireland on May 17 in the Harbour Hotel, The Docks, Galway when 34 properties will be placed for auction and must be sold.
The auction is anticipated to attract enormous local, national as well as international interest. There is exceptionally good value on offer as all the 34 properties must be sold.
A Castlebar architecture firm has won a prestigious national award for its design of a university building in Galway which was also named as the Most Environmentally Sustainable Project 2012.
The new School of Engineering at NUI Galway designed by Taylor architects, Castlebar, was announced as the winner of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland Public Choice Award on the flagship RTE radio Morning Ireland show recently, with interviews conducted with Niall Taylor, architect, and John Graby, RIAI director.
House prices are continuing to fall but the rate of decline is moderating, according to the latest figures from property website MyHome.ie, which reports that asking prices for three bed semi-detached properties nationally remained unchanged in the last quarter, at €185,000.
However in Mayo it reports that the average price of a three-bed semi fell by almost four per cent to €149,000 while the price of four-bed semis fell by six per cent to €160,000.