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Claddagh has now established itself as one of the most sought after locations in Galway, especially among those outside the city and county.
It was widely reported in the national media that property would be negatively impacted by Covid with prices expected to fall by an average of 10 per cent. This certainly has not been the case in Galway with auctioneers reporting an increase in demand for property across the city. One of the strongest areas of demand has been The Claddagh.
These two women are chatting at the doorway of a Claddagh house on Dogfish Lane c1920. The lane is cobbled, the geese and hens are pecking around, the thatch roof is perfect, there are flowers on the windowsill, everything is calm and peaceful, but what are they talking about? Could it be about piseógs, about the ‘good people’, the fairies, the banshee?
Installing a temporary cycle track from Claddagh to Blackrock in Salthill will benefit thousands of locals and many local businesses in myriad ways, the Galway Urban Greenway Alliance said last evening.
Galway Urban Greenway Alliance have proposed that a 2.6km temporary cycle path should be installed along the seafront from Southpark to Blackrock.
The recent royal visit of William and Kate prompted us to dig out this photograph of Williamsgate Street taken in August 1903. It was taken just before or after King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra passed through. There were more banners and flags up while they were in the vicinity. The Royals had sailed into Killary Harbour on the royal yacht, then toured Connemara and then travelled by train to Galway. Their visit here was full of pomp and ceremony.
Fears that long-planned traffic and security arrangements for the opening ceremony of Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture might prevent city voters getting to the polling stations, have been averted after minor amendments were made last evening to the plan.
CLADDAGH BORN actor Aidan Dooley, who has enjoyed international acclaim and success with his show Antartic Explorer, about the life of Tom Crean, will launch his new book, Travels with Tom Crean, tomorrow.
The Galway People of the Year Award winners 2015 will be honoured at a Gala Banquet and Presentation to be held in the Galway Bay Hotel on Saturday February 6. Compered by Keith Finnegan, the winners were nominated by members of the public for their work in a variety of fields which contributed to the betterment of the lives of people in their communities. The winners were introduced by the chair of the adjudication panel Mary Bennett and awards organiser Ollie Robinson to a large attendance of family and supporters.