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On Friday morning, the Browne family confirmed that it has agreed with Westport House and Estate's administrators on the sale of the historic landmark in Westport. In February 2016, the family had reluctantly agreed to the sale of Westport House and Estate. They impressed upon their advisers that the best way to secure the future of this jewel in the crown of Mayo tourism was to attract an investor who would purchase the historic property and fulfill the plans and ambitions of the late Lord Altamont Jeremy Browne, the 11th Marquess of Sligo, to develop the estate as an integrated tourist attraction. The new oweners of the properites is local business family the Hughes who own Hotel Westport and Portwest.
The local property tax rate set by the Galway City Council for those living within the city boundaries will be up for review in September and Cllr Mairéad Farrell is encouraging Galwegians to have their say on what she says is “a very important decision that directly affects us all”.