Search Results for 'Killary Bay'

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The romance of steam

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In late October 1890, Arthur J Balfour, nephew of the Conservative leader Lord Salisbury of the time, and recently appointed Chief Secretary of Ireland, went on a walking tour of the distressed districts along the Galway and Mayo coast. Accompanied only by his sister, and local officials who joined them as they passed through different districts, they travelled without police escort. Remembering that it was only eight years since the Phoenix Park Murders* it was a brave gesture. But Balfour was probably the best of them.** He was genuinely anxious to improve the conditions of the area. He had influence in London, and an imaginative grasp of his brief for Ireland. He met and talked with the local community leaders, listened to what they had to say; and sat by the open fires listening to the mná tí.

There’s a certain mystery to the west of Ireland that captivates you

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Connemara has always attracted visitors from across the world. Its landscape alone provides breathtaking inspiration to painters, poets, photographers, and writers. Beginners and professional artists alike love to capture the unique light and shade of the landscape, including the magnificent Twelve Bens, as well as the awe-inspiring coastline around Killary Harbour and Clifden. Adventure-seekers travel west each year to hike or climb through the picturesque, yet challenging, landscape, run the quiet, never-ending roads, venture into the sea to surf or dive, relax on the placid lakes and spend the day fishing, and everything in between.

Final call for last of DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard’s summer auctions

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The third and final summer auction hosted by leading Galway property firm DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard takes place tomorrow (Friday). Bringing the hammer down on what has been an exceptionally busy summer for the firm, Friday’s auctions will see 16 lots being brought to the market featuring a mix of commercial and residential properties.

Leading agent launches auction with something for everyone

Continuing from the recent success of its June auctions, leading Galway property firm DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard is set to launch the third of its summer auction series this week. With a view to keeping its exceptional success rate going, the company is bringing 16 lots to the market in its July auction and is offering the usual eclectic mix of properties, with something to suit all potential buyers.

Leading agent launches auction with something for everyone

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Continuing from the recent success of its June auctions, leading Galway property firm DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard is set to launch the third of its summer auction series this week. With a view to keeping its exceptional success rate going, the company is bringing 16 lots to the market in its July auction and is offering the usual eclectic mix of properties, with something to suit all potential buyers.

Unrivalled location in stunning Renvyle

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Newly listed with Property Partners Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard is a stunningly beautiful holiday home situated on the wonderful Connemara Loop drive on the Renvyle peninsula. Perched in an elevated position overlooking Gorteen harbour with spectacular views over Killary Bay, this outstanding property takes full advantage of the wonderful surroundings, with wraparound windows and generous paved patio areas maximising the natural beauty of the area.

St Patrick passed us by, but some magic remains...

Another St Patrick’s Day has slipped by, and I am reminded that although there are several wells associated with saints in and around Galway city, St Patrick, on his many journeys around Ireland, notably in Mayo, passed Galway by.

 

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