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O’Donnellan & Joyce to offer a tremendous number of Galway city properties in its Wild Atlantic Way spring auction

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The team at O’Donnellan & Joyce are busy with open viewings and enquiries for their list of more than 40 properties for sale in the Wild Atlantic Way spring auction on Thursday March 1. The auction will commence at 2pm sharp in Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway, with registration open from 1pm.

O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers has more than forty properties in its Wild Atlantic Way spring auction

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The team at O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers are back to business after the Christmas holidays with their Wild Atlantic Way spring auction. Buyers will be out in force to view the incredible selection of properties going under the auction hammer. The auction is set for Thursday, March 1, in the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road.

Seamount Nursing Home

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A “to let” advertisement in a Galway newspaper in April 1860 promoted the fact that Seamount Villa contained a parlour, drawing room, six bedrooms, a kitchen, water closet, a coach house with some stabling, and a small garden. The grounds were nicely laid out and had an approach to the sea. George Fallon who lived at ‘The Baths’, Salthill, would show the place to prospective customers.

Ideal location for visitors to the southern capital

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With the recent opening of the Gort-Tuam section of the M17 motorway, it seems that the southwest of the country has moved a little closer to Galway, and weekend trips which we might only have previously considered at the height of the summer are now more enticing all year round. With a little over two and a half hours driving time from Galway city, the delights of the southern capital can be reached, and, let’s face it, Cork is always worth a visit.

Thousands throng Prom for COPE Galway 28th Annual Christmas Day Swim

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Huge crowds turned out for this year’s Christmas Day Swim at Blackrock, Salthill, in aid of COPEGalway’s Services for people experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, and recipients of services for older people in Galway. An estimated 8-10,000 people thronged the steps of Blackrock in what has become an annual family tradition for those living in and returning to Galway for Christmas.

Brave the cold so others don’t have to — get togged for the COPE Galway twenty eighth Annual Christmas Day Swim

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The annual COPE Galway Christmas Day Swim is 28 years in existence this year and the local charity is calling on all in Galway on the day to don the togs and the t-shirt and hop into the sea at Blackrock, Salthill to raise much needed funds for COPE Galway services.

A taste of Italy with a Galway accent

Eglinton Street has many long serving restaurants to choose from, such as Maxwells and the Cellar Bar. Newer, more exotic, places such as Tomodachi Sushi Bar have lately increased the wealth of choice in the area. Zappi's, set in the sizable building that you may remember as Decobakes, is the newest of these dining options. Gone are the overpriced fondant icing and cupcake wrappers, in their place neat, red, banquette seating and blonde wood tables topped with terracotta pots of basil. This casual diner serves a wide range of traditional dishes, specialising in pizza, pasta, gelato, and classic Italian wines. Zappi's is a pleasant surprise and you get much more than you expect, many of the staff are Italian, further adding to the authentic vibe.

Magnificent Kingston home offers luxury in an ideal location

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O'Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers, along with joint agent Glendale Properties Limited, is offering for sale by private treaty a stunning four bed detached family home. This is a very impressive residence located in a small enclave of superior detached homes in one of Galway's most established and sought after areas, just off the Kingston Road. Properties in this area rarely come to the market and this is one of the finest and most attractive family homes to come to the market for some time.

Humble Works for Humble People

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Our illustration today is of the inner part of Galway Bay and shows the piers and harbours therein. It is one of the images in a new book entitled Humble Works for Humble People written by Noel Wilkins, a retired professor of zoology who has a number of titles to his name already, many of them dealing with County Galway. This book explores the history of the fishery piers and harbours of County Galway and north Clare. It is a scholarly but eminently readable testament to these piers as feats of engineering, but it also gives us a wonderful account of the human aspect that shadowed their construction, and finally it describes beautifully the maritime activities that gave life to the west coast — kelp making, fishing, turf distribution, and sea-borne trade.

Watch the sun go down on Galway Bay

Mullery auctioneers is currently offering for sale a spacious two bedroom first floor apartment with excellent views over Galway Golf Club and Galway Bay and situated in the exclusive and highly regarded Dun na Carraige development in Salthill.

 

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