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Joyce’s Supermarkets to buy Nestor’s Supermarkets in Galway city and county

Joyce’s Supermarket Group announced today (Thursday) that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of the Nestor’s Supermarket Group in Galway — a move that will see the creation of four new Joyces stores in the city and county.

Girls escape from the workhouse into oblivion

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Week II

The behaviour of the girls was causing problems

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Apart from overcrowding and disease, the biggest problem in many of the workhouses was the behaviour of young women. The women, who perhaps had been brought there as children, were now adolescent, many of them unruly and wild. They tended to be the most troublesome, involved in fighting and, on occasions, rioting. Their behaviour resulted from boredom. While males could be employed breaking stones, or farm work, there were not enough jobs for females, and no effort made to educate them or train them in any skill. By June 1850 in the Mountbellew workhouse, Co Galway, females made up 60 per cent of the inmate population. Three hundred and eighty two were adult; while 199 were aged between nine and 15 years.

‘There is exceptional writing out there by women that needs to be supported’

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They have published three of the most talked about, and critically acclaimed, Irish novels of recent years - including the award winning Solar Bones by Mayo born, Galway based author Mike McCormack - but for Tramp Press’s Sarah Davis-Goff and Lisa Coen, there is still a lot to be done, and many attitudes still to be changed.

Fabulous family homes at O’Donnellan & Joyce auction

O’Donnellan & Joyce has a wide variety of family homes on offer in its Wild Atlantic Way property auction on Friday April 21. Some of the homes coming up for sale include properties in Galway city and the commuter villages and towns of Oughterard, Rosscahill, Loughrea, Oranmore, Furbo, and Barna.

Fabulous family homes at O’Donnellan & Joyce auction

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O’Donnellan & Joyce has a wide variety of family homes on offer in its Wild Atlantic Way property auction on Friday April 21. Some of the homes coming up for sale include properties in Galway city and the commuter villages and towns of Oughterard, Rosscahill, Loughrea, Oranmore, Furbo, and Barna.

Record numbers attend O’Donnellan & Joyce open viewings

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O’Donnellan & Joyce, which last week announced its Wild Atlantic Way spring property auction for March 3, said there were record numbers of people in attendance at its open viewings on Saturday last, particularly at properties around Galway city.

Robert MacDonald, sanitary and heating engineer

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This photograph was taken in 1900 of the staff of Robert MacDonald, the plumber from Dominick Street. The business was started by his father, Peter MacDonald (late manager for Ross and Murray), who advertised himself in 1887 as “Plumber, Brassfounder and Gasfitter”.

Forty properties to go under the hammer at O’Donnellan & Joyce auction

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The final auction of 2016 for Galway auctioneer O’Donnellan & Joyce is set to take place tomorrow, December 16. The hammer is set to fall 40 times in the company's Wild Atlantic Way Christmas auction, commencing at 2pm at the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway.

O’Donnellan & Joyce shortlisted for Property Industry Awards

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O’Donnellan & Joyce of 5 Mary Street, Galway, has recently been shortlisted for the 2016 Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards in the category of Regional Excellence.

 

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