Galway Bay fm newsroom – Seven Galway lots valued at almost one million euro will feature in a major auction by Allsop Space in Dublin next month (1/7).
Among the Galway properties for sale is a three-storey six-bedroom house on father Griffin Road in the city, with a reserve price of 230 thousand euro.
Other Galway properties at the Allsop Space auction include a lot in at the Shambles on Vicar Street in Tuam which includes seven 4-bedroom towhn houses, four 2-bed apartments and four ground floor retail units.
The properties are to be sold as one lot with a reserve price of 200 thousand euro.
A mixed-use premises consisting of 2 units in Briarhill Business park in Ballybrit has a reserve of between 140 and 160 thousand euro, while a 2000 square foot industrial unit in Ballybane Industrial Estate has a reserve of between 100 and 120 thousand euro.
A detatched 3-bed bungalow on lake Road in Loughrea will go on sale with a reserve price of 115 thousand euro, while a semi-detatched 5-bed house with outbuildings on Moore Street, Loughrea has a reserve of 100 thousand euro.
A 2-bed apartment in Upper Salthill will be sold with a reserve of 55 thousand euro.
Eamon Ryan’s mother died suddenly while holidaying on Inishbofin
Green party leader Eamon Ryan is in mourning after his mother died suddenly while on holiday.
The Irish Independent reports that Mary Ryan had an accident while holidaying on Inishbofin off the coast of Galway.
She was airlifted to Galway University Hospital where she died on Tuesday.
A death notice on RIP.ie says Mrs. Ryan, who lived in Sandycove in Dublin, died ‘unexpectedly but peacefully’.
Plans for housing development in Claregalway turned down
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Plans for a housing development in Claregalway have been turned down.
The project, led by Donald Walsh, proposed the construction of 12 units at a site that originally formed part of the Gleann Mhuiris housing development.
It envisioned access to the mix of 4-bed, 3-bed and 2-bed units would be through the existing estate off the Oranmore Road.
However, planners have rejected the proposal, finding it’s not compatiable with objectives contained within the current County Development Plan.
Galway farmers and fishermen among top beneficiaries of social welfare assistance last year
Gawlway Bay fm newsroom – Galway farmers and fishermen among top beneficiaries of social welfare assistance last year.
874 were on either the Farm Assist or Rural Social Scheme in Galway in 2021.
Farm Assist is a payment to low-income farmers, capped at 208 euro per week.
The Rural Social Scheme is a similar support, aimed at low-income farmers and fishermen.
The Department of Social Protection says 5,004 people benefited from Farm Assist last year – and 2,981 were on the Rural Social Scheme.
Nationwide, almost 8,000 low-income farmers and fishermen beneffited, with the most in Mayo at almost 1,400.
That was followed closely by Donegal at 1,272, with Galway having the third most on either payment.