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Restored Ballindooley Castle sells for €328,000

Galway City’s only inhabitable castle has sold for a song after three years on the market. Ballindooley Castle was first put on sale at €795,000. That dropped to €595,000 a year later. According to the...

New car sales in Galway treble since 2009 collapse in market

The new car market in Galway is continuing to recover, with sales up around 15% on 2015. Statistics compiled for the Connacht Tribune by car history checking website Motorcheck.ie show that sales for new passenger...

Proposal to turn Galway City into its own constituency

Submissions have been made to transform an enlarged Galway City into a three-seat constituency of its own – with a decision to be made during the course of 2017. A commission has been appointed to...

Atlantic grave for wreck of barque Verity

Anyone familiar with the Aughrus Peninsula in north-west Connemara will surely know a beach at Aughrusbeg, known to one and all as the Anchor Beach.  The name, of course, derives from the big old...

Work to start on refurbishing old Grove Hospital

Work is expected to commence in the New Year on the redevelopment of the old Grove Hospital in Tuam as it is expected to reopen its doors 25 years on from its closure. Earlier this...

€415 million worth of homes sold in Galway over past year

Sales are continuing to boom in Galway’s residential property market, with almost €415 million worth of homes sold over the past twelve months. In fact, the total value of transactions in the local property market...


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