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Family homes and potential investment properties set for auction



Carrowkeel, Kiltullagh. AMV €160,000

Details have been released on O’Donnellan & Joyce’s next auction, which will see a large selection of family homes and potential investment properties go under the hammer on November 13.

Auction Co-ordinator Anne Harding said: “There are a large number of family homes both in the city and around the county, as well as many investment properties in areas like Limerick, Tipperary, Mayo and Donegal as well as Galway. There will also be a number of apartment blocks, as well as some retail and commercial units.”

Among the properties included in the catalogue are:

Carrowkeel, Kiltullagh. Superb four-bed dormer bungalow standing on a half-acre of mature gardens. This is a fine family home that is located within 10 minutes of the Kiltullagh exit off the motorway. The Advised Minimum Value is €160,000. Open viewings on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11am to 12pm.

26 Eden Park, Loughrea. An impressive, owner-occupied family semi with four sizeable bedrooms.  It is presented in walk-in condition and coming complete with carpets, curtains, blinds, light fittings and a range of superior quality appliances. It enjoys large gardens to the front and rear that are professionally designed and meticulously maintained. The AMV is €135,000. Open viewings on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2pm to 3pm.

Ballagh, Bushypark. Located on an elevated site with superb views of Lough Corrib, this unique three-bed property was constructed in 1950 and offers the purchaser a chance to extend (subject to planning permission). It is just minutes from NUIG and UHG. The AMV is €250,000. Open viewings on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11am to 12pm.

63 Foster Court, Galway. A fine four-bed semi-detached property presented in walk-in condition. The property is owner occupied at present, however because of its wonderful city centre location, it has excellent rental potential. The AMV is €270,000. Open viewings on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11am to 12pm.

1 Court Avenue, Woodquay, Galway. Located directly behind the Town Hall Theatre and close to the Courthouse, this is one of a terrace in ‘Old Galway’. The property is in need of refurbishment, but this two-bed has huge potential and would make an ideal starter home, a home to retire to or a gilt-edged investment property. Open viewings on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

19 Presentation Road, Galway. A fine four-bed (all en suite) property located within walking distance of NUIG and UHG. It is in need of some upgrading. This could also make an investment property because of its proximity to the city centre. The AMV is €230,000. Open viewings on Wednesdays and Saturdays 2pm to 3pm.

For more, read this week’s Connacht Tribune.

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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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