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DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard launches autumn auction

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After one of the most spectacular summers in recent years, the good weather in Galway looks set to continue into September and hopefully beyond. This bodes well for the auction team in DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard who have just put the finishing touches to the first of their 2018 autumn auction series. Thursday October 4 will see more than 20 lots go to the auction floor with properties covering all sectors of the market, and the city centre based auction expert is already reporting huge levels of interest with a busy weekend ahead of open viewings in store this weekend.

O’Donnellan & Joyce launches its Wild Atlantic Way autumn auction

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O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers is back to business after the summer holidays with its Wild Atlantic Way autumn auction. Buyers will be out in force to view this incredible selection of properties which are being put under the hammer.

Salthill - ‘One of the nicest localities in the Kingdom.’

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Salthill was a quiet fishing village, existing independently from Galway town, until the Victorian obsession for health and fresh air eventually came to the west of Ireland. Invigorating salt-sea baths, salt-water showers, and, as I mentioned in former weeks, confined bathing opportunities for women; but where men could hire togs for some manly swimming and diving. By 1828 it was noted that there were 40 to 50 neat lodges along its sea shore, where there were only two or three a few years before.

Take trip down memory lane with Salthill exhibition at Leisureland

Leisureland is delighted to present Old Salthill, a photographic exhibition by guest curator Tom Kenny of Kenny’s Bookshop and Gallery, who is well-known for his long-running and popular local-history column, Old Galway, in the Galway Advertiser.

Galway Bay Swim sees swimmers cross the bay for Cancer Care West

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The annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim took place on Saturday July 21 raising close on €120,000 for Cancer Care West.

Lyons raises 'serious concerns' that Rusheen Bay amenity could be lost to private development

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Amenity lands stretching from Blackrock to Rusheen Bay are in danger of being lost to the public, as they are gradually bought up by a development consortium, according to a local councillor who said he would "vehemently oppose any future change in the zoning of these lands".

Exciting times ahead for Salthill Hotel

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“We are delighted with the vision that is planned for Salthill Hotel. The energy in our management team and staff is exciting and refreshing. It is a great honour to lead this hotel into exciting times ahead and be part of the wonderful story of this great Galway hotel.” - Nigel Canavan, general manager of Salthill Hotel.

Swim or boat for 13th Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim

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The annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim in aid of Cancer Care West returns to the waters of Galway Bay this summer and already is close to being sold out with eager swimmers keen to test their strengths against the waters of the bay for the 13km challenge.

Magnificent detached family home on Taylor’s Hill

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If you are looking for something truly special in Galway's most desirable residential area, then a viewing of Ardvarna, Taylor's Hill, is a must. This is a stunning property on Taylor's Hill, arguably Galway's most desirable and prestigious residential area.

Planning and procurement process is too slow

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At the third special meeting held in April we discussed two of the Quarterly reports for the period ending March 30 2018. I have said before that one of the more frustrating things for me is the problem of getting bogged down on unproductive matters such as minutes or enduring spells of pointless bickering which, in the long run only serves to prohibit us from dealing with unproductive matters.

 

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