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Excellent city centre location

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No 60 St Brendan's Avenue is an excellently located mid-terrace townhouse, which has been completely refurbished in recent years. The property is a compact, yet spacious, one bedroom house, with living room, kitchen and bathroom at ground floor level and a large double bedroom at first floor level.

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.

It is never too late to invest with Colleran

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Colleran's auction takes place today (Thursday) at 3pm in the Victoria Hotel. If you are looking for a gilt edge investment there are two properties that will certainly interest you.

Stop! This is The Bal

This pub was one of Salthill’s landmarks for over a century. It was a post office originally until Joe Crehan from Ballinasloe bought it at the end of the 19th century and converted it into a pub, grocery, and guest house. The name Ballinasloe House was quickly shortened in Salthill to ‘The Bal’. At the time Salthill village ran from here to Seapoint with a few houses further west.

Part of Forster Street, 1905

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This photograph, taken from an old glass slide, shows some important personage in an escorted carriage leaving the Great Southern Hotel. There are some mounted liveried gentlemen in front and two RIC men on horseback behind the carriage, which is hidden by the RIC men. You can see a policeman on foot to the right of our picture.

The sinking of the Neptune

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This photograph was taken about 100 years ago and shows several boats from the Claddagh fleet moored at the quayside.

The crane at Woodquay

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In the early 19th century, most of the area we see in our photograph would have been under water. Woodquay was so called because of the 150 feet wooden quay that ran the length of it. It was a kind of second docks for the city, attracting a lot of commercial traffic down the river. The Corrib Drainage Scheme in 1852 began to change the face of the space we are looking at, and later, when Steamer’s Quay was built, the area was gradually filled in and reclaimed.

Madden’s Nurseries

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Michael Madden came to Taylor’s Hill from the Ballinasloe area c1898. His family had been in the nursery business there since the 1830s, and in Laurencetown before that again. He leased the land in Taylor’s Hill from Colonel Courtney. In 1902, his brother James and his wife Elizabeth came to live there also, and a few years later, on Michael’s death, they took over the running of the nurseries.

Madden’s Nurseries

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Michael Madden came to Taylor’s Hill from the Ballinasloe area c1898. His family had been in the nursery business there since the 1830s, and in Laurencetown before that again. He leased the land in Taylor’s Hill from Colonel Courtney. In 1902, his brother James and his wife Elizabeth came to live there also, and a few years later, on Michael’s death, they took over the running of the nurseries.

Galway to celebrate Africa Day today

Today is Africa Day and is a day for Galwegians and the city’s African community to celebrate and experience each other’s culture and to stimulate exchange between different music traditions.

 

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