Record numbers attend O’Donnellan & Joyce open viewings

Finn's Bar, Aughrim.

Finn's Bar, Aughrim.

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.

Mary Fahy of O’Donnellan & Joyce’s auction team, said the team were “inundated with enquiries for all of the 40 properties which will go under the auction hammer” on March 3. There was particularly strong interest from first time buyers who were out in force, along with investors who were looking for centrally located properties. Ms Fahy added: “There is some incredible value on offer in this auction. No 19 Millbrook in Milltown has a price tag of €50,000 and would make a great little starter home. No 2 Abbey Street in Loughrea is a three bed terraced townhouse with an AMV of €90,000, and Galway city centre is offering a three bed terraced townhouse for €200,000 at 17 St Joseph’s Avenue off Henry Street.”

Anne Harding, auction co-ordinator with O’Donnellan & Joyce, commented: “Investors who are always on the lookout for value, have shown a lot of interest in 90 Rockfield Park in Rahoon, Galway, with a price tag of €145,000. This property is currently divided into apartments and is walking distance of NUIG and UHG.” Viewings times have been established and full details are on,, and

Apartment 3, Oakfort House, Salthill, Galway

Lovely bright two bedroom apartment located in a small complex of only six apartments in this quiet residential area of Oaklands, Salthill. The property is only a two minute walk to Salthill village and all its amenities, as well as Salthill Promenade and a host of top class restaurants and leisure facilities. This would be an ideal holiday home or superb investment property. Presented in excellent condition. AMV: €175,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

St Joseph’s House, Pier Road, Barna, Co Galway

Detached two bed property in need of modernisation and refurbishment. Located in a most desirable location in the heart of Barna village. Local hostelries include the famous Donnelly's of Barna bar and restaurant, O'Grady’s on the Pier, and The Twelve boutique hotel. Views from the property are breathtaking and, with proper planning and a good eye, one could take full advantage of these spectacular views. A once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a property in this very desirable location. AMV: €195,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 3.30pm to 4.30pm.

No 158 Tirellan Heights, Headford Road, Galway

Bright and spacious three bedroom semidetached residence. Located within walking distance of Terryland Shopping Centre, schools, and church, this residence would be an ideal owner occupier home or a gilt-edged investment property. The property also benefits from off street parking, a good sized rear garden, and a side entrance. Viewing is highly recommended and guaranteed not to disappoint. AMV: €210,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 3pm to 4pm.

Aughrim village, Ballinasloe, Co Galway

Spectacular five bed family residence in village setting. Many extras include underfloor heating, handmade internal doors, large garden to front, side, and rear, cobbled driveway, alarm, hollowcore flooring, PVC cedar finish windows, and a high standard of tiling. There is large external storage with previous planning suitable for townhouses. Accommodation comprises entrance hall, living room, dining room/gym, kitchen, conservatory, family room, five bedrooms, three en suite, bathroom, utility, and guest wc. AMV: €275,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 1.30pm to 2.15pm.

Finn's Bar, Aughrim, Ballinasloe,

Co Galway

Well known public house with old world charm. Seven day bar licence with seating for in excess of 50 patrons. Features include Liscannor paved stone flooring in bar, timber beam ceiling, and a feature fireplace. Fully equipped with sale to include all furniture, fixtures, and fittings. Ground floor includes living room, kitchen and bathroom. Upstairs there are four bedrooms, all en suite and fully furnished. AMV: €160,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 12.30pm to 1.15pm.

No 90 Rockfield Park, Rahoon, Galway

Detached spacious family home, currently in two apartments, located within a short commute of NUIG, UHG, and Galway city centre. Also ideally located within moments of a host of shops, schools, Salthill Promenade, and sporting facilities. This property would be an ideal starter home or gilt edged investment property due to its convenient location. Viewing is highly recommended and guaranteed not to disappoint. AMV: €145,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 2pm to 3pm.

No 153 Gort Na Coiribe, Headford Road, Galway

Two bedroom apartment located within one mile of Eyre Square and within close proximity of NUIG, UHG, and Terryland Retail Park. The property is also located on an excellent transport network. Presented in turnkey condition, accommodation comprises hall, open plan kitchen/dining and lounge, two double bedrooms, one en suite, and a main bathroom. Electric storage heating, double glazed windows, and secure complex. An ideal investment opportunity, holiday home, or owner occupied residence. AMV: €180,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 4.15pm to 5.15pm.

College Road, Mountbellew, Co Galway

Newly constructed detached residence of circa 3,000sq ft, and garage to the rear. Located beside the fire station in the centre of Mountbellew. Previously had planning permission to construct a residential family home but is currently divided to accommodate a commercial unit on the ground floor with apartments overhead. See planning ref 04/1091. An application was also submitted to divide the premises into two four-bed dwellings, planning ref 10/912. All interested parties are advised to carry out their own research in relation to the said planning. AMV: €55,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 11.30am to 12.15pm.

No 2 Abbey Street, Loughrea, Co Galway

Previously used as consulting rooms, a recent application was made for change of use to revert to private residence. Presented in excellent condition, this will make a superb home for someone looking to downsize. Offered with PVC double glazed windows and doors, storage heating, an open fireplace in the living room, and a lovely sun trap patio/garden to the rear. Within walking distance of Mount Carmel Abbey, Loughrea town centre, Loughrea Lake, and all local amenities. AMV: €90,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 10.45am to 11.45am.

Church Street, Gort, Co Galway

Commercial unit in a very central location with office/apartment overhead. The retail unit is currently trading as a hairdressing salon and generating a rental income of €500 per month. The overhead office/apartment is currently vacant. AMV: €50,000.

No 19 Millbrook, Milltown, Co Galway

Modern end of terrace three bed home in lovely condition, located just off the N17 in the scenic village of Milltown. Millbrook is a mixture of detached, semi, and terraced homes with some retail units. Nicely maintained, this residence comprises hall, living room, kitchen/dining, three beds, and main bathroom. Would make a lovely starter home or ideal for those who want to downsize. AMV: €50,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 10am to 10.45am.

Augustine House, Merchants Road, Galway

O’Donnellan & Joyce has a first floor office suite in a prime city centre location for sale. Comprising two large offices, one small office, a large reception area, and ladies' and gents' restrooms, the overall floor area comes to 582sq ft approximately. Call Anne Harding for full details. AMV: €55,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 10am to 10.45am.

No 13 Temple Jarlath Court, High Street, Tuam, Co Galway

Spacious retail unit of approximately 690sq ft, located in Tuam town centre. Tuam is a vibrant town and is located within a 30 minute drive of Galway city centre. This property would be ideal for office or retail use. AMV: €55,000.

For further information on these or any of the properties for sale, contact Colm O’Donnellan, Mary Fahy, or Anne Harding at O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers, 5 Mary Street, Galway, on 091 564 212, visit, or email [email protected] .



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