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Property sales up in Galway by almost 30 per cent

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – The number of properties sold in Galway for the first six months of this year is up by almost 30 percent.

This compares to a national average of 6 percent.

According to the Residential Property Price Register, 535 properties were sold in Galway between January and June, compared to 418 for the same period last year.

This represents an increase of 28 percent for the property market in Galway.

However, the average price of property sold in Galway has dropped from 145 thousand during the first 6 months of 2012, to 130 thousand for the first 6 months of this year.

Meanwhile, Dublin and Wicklow are the only locations in the country where average property prices increased so far this year.

Both places saw prices rise by 3 percent, although property sales in Dublin remained the same between January and June as the same period in 2012.

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LISTEN: Gaillimh le Gaeilge On The Move

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Gearóidín Hynes who works with Gaillimh le Gaeilge in Galway City joined Barbara in studio and told our On The Move listeners about their latest online campaign and competition in association with GoBus.ie Take photos around the city of Irish language signage etc & use #NollaigShonaGaillimh

Also, they are compiling a list of businesses in Galway that can provide customers with service through Irish: https://gleg.ie/gaelphobal-chathair-na-gaillimhe-bearla/?lang=en

If you’d like to listen to Gearóidín on the show through Irish, you can listen back here: Cad ‘Déarfá le Gaillimh

If you have or know of anywhere with Irish language products, get in contact. We will cover this soon on the show.

On The Move weekdays 3pm-7pm with Barbara Nic Dhonnacha.

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New exhibition to represent female victims of domestic violence unveiled at ATU

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – A new art exhibition, to represent women who have been victims of domestic abuse, was unveiled today at ATU Wellpark Campus.

The piece was commissioned by COPE Galway, and completed by artist Maura Finnegan.

The arts consists of seven women’s faces and below each one is a QR code which will lead people to an online link to the women’s stories.

Rachel Timoney attended today’s event.

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The Indian Ambassador praises Galway during city visit

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From Galway Bay fm newsroom- The Indian Ambassador has expressed his admiration for Galway during his visit for Asia Business Week.

Ambassador Akhilesh Mishra kicked off the week with a talk at ATU Galway today.

The ambassador complimented what he called a ‘synergy’ between Ireland and India.

He also said it’s important for international engagement across the whole country:

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