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O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers is number one property sales agent according to Daft.ie
This has proven to be a record year for sales at well-known Galway based auctioneers O’Donnellan & Joyce after the company completed its mid-year review. According to the Daft.ie Business Intelligence Report, O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers at 5 Mary Street in Galway is listed as the number one real estate agent nationwide in terms of sales, and it commands an impressive 22 per cent growth in terms of volume sold year on year. O’Donnellan & Joyce strives to stay two steps ahead of the competition and the ongoing success of its Wild Atlantic property auction series of live auctions, which are held regularly in the Harbour Hotel in Galway, are renowned throughout the country. ...
yesterday 12:16 open_in_new
Stealing of Pride flags was 'deliberate and targeted homophobic attack'
Six attempts to steal, and prevent the flying of, the Pride flag in Galway were not incidents of boisterous behaviour, but "deliberate and targeted homophobic attacks" on the city's LGBT+ community while it was celebrating Pride. ...
yesterday 01:46 open_in_new
'They were hit-makers who brought Protestants and Catholics together'
"I WAS just eight years old when the Miami Showband massacre happened so it was only when I started working on the show that I realised how big the band were in their day, north and south of the border." ...
yesterday 01:46 open_in_new
New VW Golf with hybrid powertrain option

The new generation Volkswagen Golf will be available with a 48-volt mild-hybrid power train when launched later this summer.

Likely to go on sale here by the year's end, it will be equipped with a 48V belt starter generator and a 48V lithium-ion battery to give it hybrid power, delivering ...

yesterday 01:46 open_in_new
KBC appoints business partner in Galway

Ray Flaherty has joined KBC as a business partner in Galway.

Formerly with AIB Bank, Flaherty has some 17 years’ experience in senior client and business development roles, and is experienced across commercial lending, business relationship management, start-up finance and business ...

yesterday 01:46 open_in_new
Three goal haul sees Galway claim three minor titles in a row

Galway 3-14

Kilkenny 0-12

It was a day to remember for the latest generation of Galway minor hurlers who claimed the county's third All Ireland title in a row at that grade, and the 13th overall.

With a devastating display in Croke Park on Sunday, star marksman Seán ...

yesterday 01:46 open_in_new
Virgin Media introduces new bundles and new prices - Eyre Square Shopping Centre!

It's never been a better time to be a Virgin Media customer or to recommend Virgin Media to your mates. From now, new customers can get any of our TV, Broadband & Home Phone bundle for just €39 for the first 6 months. Selecting from our biggest entertainment bundle which includes ...

2019-08-17 04:04 open_in_new
Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway confirms full line-up
Bill Bailey, John Bishop, Ross Noble, Jason Byrne, Reginald D Hunter, Ardal O’Hanlon, Omid Djalili, Rich Hall, and Shappi Khorsandi are just some of the stand-up superstars heading to Galway for this year’s Vodafone Comedy Carnival. The 2019 programme for Ireland’s largest festival of laughter has just been announced and it is simply outstanding. ...
2019-08-16 13:22 open_in_new
2020 opening ceremony will leave people astonished, says creative director
The opening ceremony in February of the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture will leave people astonished and proud, the creative director of the project, Helen Marriage has said this week, adding that the events will not be merely spectacle, but will have long term benefits. ...
2019-08-16 12:19 open_in_new
Indian ambassador to attend independence party in Galway

The 73rd Indian Independence Day will be celebrated in Galway by Indian families and friends on Saturday.

Indian ambassador, Mr Sandeep Kumar, will attend the event which takes place at St Mary’s College between 3pm and 7pm on Saturday.

The Indian Cultural and Sports Community ...

2019-08-15 12:10 open_in_new
Run or walk 10k in Claregalway and help Galway Hospice
Runners and walkers who wish to help the Galway Hospice while engaging in exercise can do both when they take part in the 32nd Claregalway 10K Road Race which will be held in the village at the end of next week. ...
2019-08-15 03:46 open_in_new
Katherine Noone's nostalgia with a sting

KATHERINE NOONE came late to poetry. Born near Gort, she spent decades working as a nurse in New York before retiring to Galway where, as people do, she began writing poetry.

Making up for her late exit from the starting gates, Noone has published prolifically over the past few years. Her ...

2019-08-15 03:46 open_in_new
Exclusive thirtieth anniversary edition MAZDA MX-5
Celebrating the birth of the iconic Mazda MX-5, Mazda unveiled a 30th anniversary edition MX-5 at the 2019 Chicago Motor Show. That was after its debut at the very same motor show three decades earlier. ...
2019-08-15 03:46 open_in_new
Galway's three-in-a-row hopes will be challenged by never-say-die Kilkenny
The minor hurlers of Galway and Kilkenny will clash in the All-Ireland final for the 10th time on Sunday afternoon in Croke Park (1pm ), and the Cats, although with the historical edge, will be seeking revenge over Galway who have dominated this rivalry in recent years. ...
2019-08-15 03:46 open_in_new
Fantasy Football round two preview!

The Premier League came back with a bang last weekend.

Man City lived up to their tag as champions as they recorded a 5-0 thumping of West Ham at the London Stadium. Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool areas free-scoring as they have ever been with 4-1 win over new boys Norwich City, and Man United ...

2019-08-14 18:19 open_in_new
How Aran looked in the 1930s
When Thomas H Mason stepped onto the pier at Kilronan, Inishmór, in the summer of 1932, he described his feelings of surprise and sense of confusion. Writing in his masterly The Islands of Ireland * he realised that he was plunged into an Ireland he did not recognise. As an Irishman coming from the east coast, and geographically still in Ireland - he believed that he could have been 1,000 miles from Dublin. ...
2019-08-14 03:37 open_in_new
Kirby – building the future with its apprenticeship programme

For more than 50 years, Kirby has been developing world-class electrical, mechanical, and E&I apprentices through its apprenticeship programme.

The Kirby Apprenticeship Programme provides apprentices with an opportunity to develop technically and personally while earning and working ...

2019-08-08 13:13 open_in_new
Galway minors must be at their best against young Kerry standard bearers
Dónal Ó’Fatharta’s Galway minor side face five-in-a-row All-Ireland champions Kerry on Sunday at 1.30pm in Croke Park in what is the curtainraiser to the senior semi-final between Tyrone and Kerry. ...
2019-08-08 13:13 open_in_new
Stunning family home in Rosscahill
O'Donnellan & Joyce is offering for sale this stunning five bed detached dormer bungalow located in the popular and scenic townland of Rosscahill, Co Galway. This beautiful home is set back off the road on a private 0.67 acre site and is surrounded by beautiful scenery in an area of great natural beauty. ...
2019-08-08 12:10 open_in_new
Skoda Octavia Soleil now on sale here

Skoda’s latest addition to the Octavia range, the Soleil is now available in Ireland with a starting price of €24,700.

The Octavia has been a consistent best seller for the Czech brand and holds the position of the fourth best-selling car in Ireland over the last five years. It ...

2019-08-08 12:10 open_in_new
Galway businesses bear brunt of heavy rain

BY MATT CASSIDY

Businesses in Eyre Square were mopping up this week as severe rainfall over the Bank Holiday weekend led to unprecedented flooding in the area.

Bank of Ireland in Eyre Square and Eyre Square Dental Clinic were just two of the businesses forced to close as the ...

2019-08-08 11:07 open_in_new