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€9m worth of property set to go under the hammer



Upper Newcastle Road - AMV €350,000

Around €9 million worth of residential and commercial properties are set to go under the hammer next month in the latest O’Donnellan & Joyce ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ auction.

Fifty properties in Galway and right along the Western seaboard will be put up for sale on Friday, June 17, at the all-day auction.

Among the properties on offer are:

3 Frenchville, Grattan Road, Claddagh. A two-storey semi-detached residence which was extended to the rear in the 1980s. The original house was a serviceman’s home constructed in the 1920s, and stands on a substantial site with unobstructed views of Galway Bay. The Advised Minimum Value is €375,000.

2 Walsh’s Terrace, Wood-quay, Galway. A mid-terrace house overlooking a green space and the River Corrib and backs onto the ‘The Plots’ green area to the rear.  It boasts a spacious interior and only minutes’ walk from bars, shops, and restaurants.  The AMV is €400,000.

‘Mount St. Francis’, 111 Upper Newcastle Road, Galway. A detached house with an incredible mature garden to the rear and a garage to the side situated in a high-profile site just off main Galway to Moycullen Road (N59) close to Dangan Business Park. The AMV is €350,000.

6 Snipe Lawn, Newcastle, Galway. Detached 4-bed house in a quiet cul-de-sac adjacent to UHG and NUIG. Less than 10 minutes’ walk to Eyre Square. Currently in use as a doctor’s surgery, who is moving to a purpose-built premises, this property can easily be converted back to a residential property. The AMV is €350,000.

Lake Road, Loughrea. Detached family home with 4/5 bedrooms overlooking the lake and just minutes from the town centre.  In excellent decorative order, with mature gardens and situated on a large site. The AMV is €295,000.

Tooreeney, Barna-Moycullen. Detached three-bed bungalow in excellent decorative order with a large attic conversion. Located on a beautiful elevated site in a sylvan setting, it is equidistant from Barna and Moycullen villages. The AMV is €330,000.

16 Costello Road, Shantalla, Galway. Located just off the main Newcastle Road, behind UHG, this is a fine 3-bed mid-terraced house with an extension to the rear and a shared side access, with access to a substantial rear garden. The AMV is €230,000.

57 Dun Aengus, Dock Street, Galway. A magnificent spacious city centre townhouse with three spacious bedrooms and plenty of light. The AMV is €250,000.

59 Henry Street, Galway. A 3-bedroom terraced house with an extension to the rear, it has been refurbished and is in excellent decorative order and sure to attract plenty of interest.  The AMV is €220,000.

50 Glenina Heights, Old Dublin Road, Galway. A large detached 4-bed house conveniently located adjacent to Bons Secours private hospital and close to GMIT, Merlin Park Hospital, Galway Clinic and the business parks at Ballybrit and Parkmore. The AMV is €215,000.

218 Tirellan Heights, Headford Road, Galway. A 3-bed semi-detached residence which would make an ideal owner occupier home or investment property. Comes with street parking, a good sized rear garden which is not overlooked and a side entrance. The AMV is €200,000.

12 McDermott Avenue, Mervue. A mid-terraced residence in mint condition and comes with manicured gardens. The AMV is €180,000.

20 Cuirt Na Rasaí, Ballybrit. A 2-bed ground floor apartment decorated to a very high standard. The AMV is €88,000.

‘Oakwood House’, Tuam Road, Galway. A large 3-bed semi-detached property, which was recently refurbished to a very high standard, including a new roof and windows. The AMV is €185,000.

Ballynahown, Furbo. Detached 4-bed bungalow immediately adjacent to Furbo Beach, which comes with detached garage, perfect for those who enjoy beach living and outdoor activities. The AMV is €250,000.

■ The auction takes place on Friday, June 17 in the Harbour Hotel, Galway. For further information, contact O’Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers on 091 564212 or visit

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Detached home in Knocknacarra has host of amenities nearby



Shangort Park, Knocknacarra: well finished.

O’Donnellan and Joyce are handling the sale of a large four-bed detached property located in Shangort Park, Knocknacarra, in Galway.

Located just off Shangort Road, Number 11 was constructed in the early 2000s.

It is a small, quiet development comprised of a mixture or detached and semi-detached homes finished to the highest of standards and overlooking a large green area.

In terms of location, this property has all that one would require and is ideally located within a short walk of quality local schools such as Gaelscoil Mhic Ahmlaigh, Knocknacarra National School and Colaiste Na Coiribe.

An abundance of amenities include the Gateway Shopping Park (B&Q) and Tesco. There are a number of ample green spaces and playing fields close by such as McGrath’s Field, Cappagh Park and Millars Lane.

The property is also located just minutes from the stunning surroundings of Rusheen Bay and Rusheen Woods and the area also boasts a wealth of local amenities.

For more, read this week’s Connacht Tribune.

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Boasting uninterrupted bay views



Sky Road, Kingstown, Clifden: the agents are looking for bids over €525,000.

Property firm iamsold, whose online bidding and auction platform is used by more 300 auctioneers across Ireland, is continuing to take entries for its 2023 auctions with the next dates scheduled for May 18, June 22 and July 20.

Shane May, Sales Manager for iamsold said: “Previous years have shown the May to July period is particularly strong for selling residential and commercial property. We have an excellent variety of properties currently on offer, and we are finding that there is an ongoing appetite for realistically priced property throughout the country. Our partner auctioneers have been kept busy as requests for viewings remain high.”

Among the properties for sale at the moment are:

Sky Road, Clifden. This is a two-bed property described as “character filled” set in a wonderful holiday location.

This is a traditional cottage which has been cleverly extended to retain its character with a modern living interior. The focal point is the extended living area with full and uninterrupted views over Kingstown Bay. The property is offered at bids over €525,000 and for sale by Sherry FitzGerald Mangan.

Main Street, Headford. Currently the property comprises two buildings, one of which was a public house, whilst the other was a private dwelling. Subject to planning, there is potential to extend to the rear of the property and create multiple units which could potentially provide 2 x 2 bed apartments, along with 3 x 1 bed apartments and could be eligible for the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant, offering between €30,000 and €50,000 towards the renovations. The property is offered at bids over €145,000 and for sale by Michelle Burke Estate Agents.

For more information on the auction, call 091 882121 or visit

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19th Century cottage boasts incredible views



The cottage is set on almost 11 acres.

DNG Martin O’Connor Land Sales are holding an online auction on May 11, where two lots of land in Letterfrack will go under the hammer.

The first lot is an opportunity to acquire a cottage with shed ruins on 4.34ha (10.72 acres) of top-quality land at Attirowerty. Enjoying incredible views in all direction, this land is one of the most outstanding opportunities to acquire a lovely holding of meticulously maintained farmland in the Connemara region in many years.

Bordering the Traheen River, the cottage – dating back to the 1800s – is a traditional stone built property under a galvanised roof laid out in two rooms with open fireplaces in each room. Across the yard there are the ruins of a large shed which could be renovated.

Looking south the cottage enjoys views of Ballinakill Bay, Tully Hill and Letter Hill to the west whilst to the north Diamond Hill and the Mweelrea mountains with many more hills of south Mayo are visible in the distance.

Fully enclosed by stonewalls and concrete post with wire fencing, the land laid out in three large sections provides excellent grazing with a cattle holding yard and cattle crush.

The land is suited for all types of livestock grazing with cattle farming been the main enterprise over the years on the holding. Due to its excellent order the land would be the perfect location for breeding Connemara ponies and also ideal for holding sheep due to its field system and good boundaries.

The property presents itself as an excellent proportion for those looking for a cottage hideaway that they can renovate to their own style in this scenic part of Ireland with a wonderful atmosphere surrounding it. The lands are ideally suited to existing landowners looking to expand or those looking to set up a small holding centrally located between Clifden and Letterfrack.

Lot 2, consisting of commonage lands in three sections at Attirowerty and Baunoge, amounts to 25.5 acres and is also for sale by online auction on the day.

For further information, contact DNG Martin O’Connor on 091 866708.


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