Classifieds Advertise Archive Subscriptions Family Announcements Photos Digital Editions/Apps
Connect with us


Major auction offers top city opportunities



7 Woodhaven.

If you’re looking for a return on your investment then look no further than O’Donnellan & Joyce’s All Day auction on Tuesday October 6

The large auction of over 60 properties contains ideal investment properties all over Galway City, especially suitable for students, young professionals and families. The variety on offer ranges from apartments in Gleann na Rí, Renmore and Cuan Glas on the Bishop O’Donnell Road, three properties on Newcastle Road in need of refurbishment right through to a large detached house in Carragh Mews, Knocknacarra.

Demand in the rental market in Galway City is currently very high and this, combined with the favourable selling prices, makes it an excellent time to invest say O’Donellan & Joyce.

More than 60 properties will go under the hammer at the auciton, inclouding the following:

37 Ce na Mara, The Docks. Two bedroom city centre apartment located in the heart of the dockland area of Galway City. Ce Na Mara has long been regarded as an exclusive complex and comprises of 2 & 3 bedroom apartments and townhouses overlooking well maintained communal areas and landscaping. No. 37 Ce Na Mara extends to approximately 700 sq.ft.  Ideal investment property. AMV €158,000. Open viewing Wednesdays and Saturdays 3.30pm to 4pm.

213 Gleann na Rí, Murrough, Renmore. Spacious 3 bedroom apartment located within a secure apartment complex.  The complex is situated just a leisurely stroll from GMIT, Merlin Park Hospital, and Bon Secours Hospital. It is also within walking distance to the Ballyloughane beach.  Ideal investment opportunity. AMV €90,000 open viewing Wednesdays and Saturdays 4.30pm to 5pm.

2 Lower Newcastle. Substantial detached residence located in a high profile location.  The property is adjacent to UHG and directly opposite NUI. It is within walking distance of Galway City Centre and all local amenities. Although this property is in need of total refurbishment, it would make an ideal investment opportunity. AMV €295,000. Open viewing Wednesdays and Saturdays 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

7 Upper Newcastle. Superbly located 6 bedroom terraced property situated in a high profile location opposite the Kingfisher Leisure Centre and entrance to NUI Galway. It is within walking distance of Galway City Centre and all local amenities. No. 7 Upper Newcastle would make an ideal investment property. AMV €235,000. Open viewing Wednesdays and Saturdays 2pm to 3pm.

75 Tirellan Heights, Headford Road. Superb four bed detached house located on the Headford Road within easy access of all bus routes, shopping centres, NUIG, and UHG. Standing on a large, elevated corner site which gives ample provision for an extension (subject to planning). AMV €210,000. Open viewing Wednesdays and Saturdays 11am to noon.

For more, read this week’s Connacht Tribune.

Connacht Tribune

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.

Connacht Tribune Digital Edition App

Download the Connacht Tribune Digital Edition App to access to Galway’s best-selling newspaper.

Click HERE to download it for iPhone and iPad from Apple’s App Store, or HERE to get the Android Version from Google Play.

Or purchase the Digital Edition for PC, Mac or Laptop from Pagesuite  HERE.

Get the Connacht Tribune Live app
The Connacht Tribune Live app is the home of everything that is happening in Galway City and county. It’s completely FREE and features all the latest news, sport and information on what’s on in your area. Click HERE to download it for iPhone and iPad from Apple’s App Store, or HERE to get the Android Version from Google Play.


Continue Reading

Connacht Tribune

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

Continue Reading

Connacht Tribune

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.


Continue Reading