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In an attempt to bring some normality into their lives following the traumatic years of the War of Independence, and the Civil War, Professor Tom Dillon, and his wife Geraldine (nee Plunkett), moved their five children to Dangan House, about three miles north of Galway town, close to the River Corrib. It is now a flourishing garden nursery, run by the busy Cunningham family and staff, but in the late 1920s it was a rambling two-storeyed manor house with shallow steps leading to a wide front door. Their father bought a cow, and chickens ran wild in the yard. In many ways it was an ideal home to bring up a lively young family, but understandably the terrors and the residue of those early years still bore heavily on the children. Politics was still a dominant player in their lives.
O'Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers bring to the market a wonderful two bedroom first floor apartment located in the heart of Galway city's dockland area. The development at Barr Toaide was built by TBD Developers in 2004 and is situated between Merchants Road and The Docks.
Questions over compensation for home owners in negative equity, whose homes are to be demolished by the new N6 Galway City Transport Project route, will be raised at a meeting in Leinster House next week.
IT HAS been said elsewhere, but bears repeating, that Galway city is probably the most important character in Máire T Robinson’s debut novel Skin Paper Stone, published by New Island.
Now that the exact route of the proposed Galway bypass has been identified, affected property owners at various locations across the city are still coming to terms with the fact their homes will have to be knocked to facilitate the road. Other property owners who will not be subject to demolition face the reality of living in extremely close proximity to a busy national artery.
Reaction continues this evening following the revelation of the chosen route for the proposed new Galway city bypass. 41 homes are in line for demolition and 10 more are 'severely affected' by the preferred corridor. At a media briefing earlier today further detail about the new road was revealed.
The speculation about which route the new Galway city bypass will take comes to an end today. A briefing is due to take place this morning (Thursday) which will detail the exact route chosen. The saga has been ongoing since January, when six potential routes for the new road were announced.
The four-star Hotel Meyrick has a range of excellent short breaks and packages on offer, designed for those in need of a break away this spring/summer.
Two city centre properties included in Colleran auctioneers’ March 12 auction are proving of big interest to first time buyers and investors because of their location and attractive price. Both properties are in need of attention, making them affordable and giving purchasers the opportunity to add value.
Just as the company finished 2014 with the final auction of the year in Ireland, DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard is leading the way again this year with the first of its auctions to be held tomorrow in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway, at 3pm.