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Waste water and poor planning threaten city's future development

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In its recent publication, Wastewater Treatment in Galway, An Taisce reminded us that until the wastewater treatment plant on Mutton Island came into operation in 2004, this city had historically allowed 6,000,000 litres of untreated raw sewage a day to flow out into Galway Bay, a Special Area of Conservation.

Grattan Road

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Crane’s Strand or Tráigh na gCorr appears on the 1651 map. It would seem to be the Whitestrand area before the building of Grattan Road. In Dutton’s 1824 survey we read: “It seems to be the general opinion of the oldest inhabitants that for some years past, storms and rains have been more frequent from the west than formerly. (Rice was sown here in 1585). As some corroboration of this idea, the encroachment of the sea near Recorder’s Quay on the west side of Galway, may be adduced, where the marks of the potato ridges may be seen, and where, only a few years ago were in cultivation, though they are now covered at every tide. Lately, the ground near Recorder’s Quay has been reclaimed by Mr Bulteel, and promises to remunerate his very spirited exertion.” (Probably the first ever reclamation of land in Salthill).

June 6 – The day democracy returned to Europe

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The battle for Normandy June-August 1944, launched on D-Day exactly 75 years ago, marked, after Stalingrad, the beginning of the end of Nazi Germany. It was a major battle. The Allies suffered 209,672 casualties of whom 36,796 were killed. Some 28,000 Allied airman were lost in the months preceding and during the campaign.

The Connacht Mineral Water Company

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The Connacht Mineral Water Company was incorporated 80 years ago tomorrow, on July 6 1938. The first board meeting was held on July 18 and the following were appointed as directors: John Keane, chairman; John E Cotter, vice-chairman; and Paul O’Dea, secretary and managing director.

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.

‘Remarkable’ day at O’Donnellan & Joyce auction

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O’Donnellan & Joyce recorded more than €7 million in property sales in their "Wild Atlantic Way" auction on Friday.

Fifty properties going under the O’Donnellan & Joyce auction hammer this Friday

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O’Donnellan & Joyce are busy with final viewings and enquiries for their list of over 50 properties for sale in their ‘Wild Atlantic Way Summer Sunshine Auction’ this Friday June 17.

O’Donnellan & Joyce offers variety in family homes

O’Donnellan & Joyce has a wide variety of family homes on offer in the Wild Atlantic Way summer sunshine auction on Friday June 17 at the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway. The homes on offer around the Galway city centre include Walsh’s Terrace in Woodquay, No 59 Henry Street, and No 3 Frenchville in Claddagh. There is something to suit everyone and viewings have already commenced. Read on to see if anything catches your interest.

O’Donnellan & Joyce offers variety in family homes

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O’Donnellan & Joyce has a wide variety of family homes on offer in the Wild Atlantic Way summer sunshine auction on Friday June 17 at the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway. The homes on offer around the Galway city centre include Walsh’s Terrace in Woodquay, No 59 Henry Street, and No 3 Frenchville in Claddagh. There is something to suit everyone and viewings have already commenced. Read on to see if anything catches your interest.

O’Donnellan & Joyce launches sunshine summer auction

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O’Donnellan & Joyce has just launched its summer sunshine auction which will be held on June 17 in the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway. According to Anne Harding, auction co-ordinator with O’Donnellan & Joyce, the properties that are on offer by auction will definitely brighten up the summer with some exceptional homes and investment properties on offer at great value. There will be approximately 50 properties on offer throughout the western seaboard. Here is a sample of some of the properties which will brighten up your summer.

 

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