December 9, 2023

O’Donnellan & Joyce’s May auction is taking place tomorrow, Friday May 27, at 12 noon in the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway, and will see an incredible selection of properties going under the auction hammer.

Colm O’Donnellan of O’Donnellan & Joyce commented: “It promises to be an exciting day of sales with a wide variety of properties, from family homes to prime investments of exceptional value, going for auction.”

The entire auction catalogue, including full property details and photographs of each, is available to view at

Tomorrow’s auction will be streamed live from the Harbour Hotel on O’Donnellan & Joyce’s website from 12 noon with auctioneer Colm O’Donnellan overseeing the proceedings and taking bids from pre-registered in-room, telephone, internet, and proxy bidders. The auction can be viewed on the company website, or go along to the Harbour Hotel to watch the action in person. If you are interested in bidding, registration for the auction must be completed today on the company website

Some of the local properties that will be on offer tomorrow are below.

Elite, No 102 Father Griffin Road, Salthill, Galway

Every so often, a very special home comes to the market that will absolutely take your breath away. This is one of those times. Originally built in 1985, this property was extended and flawlessly refurbished in 2013 to bring it up to exceptional modern day standards. Perfectly positioned at 102 Father Griffin Road, it sits within a leisurely stroll of Salthill Promenade and within walking distance of both Salthill village and Galway city centre. This beautifully appointed home has a large entrance hall, living/dining room, lounge/family room, kitchen, utility, two ground floor bedrooms, and the main bathroom. Upstairs there are five guest bedrooms, all with fully tiled en suite shower rooms. Outside there is plenty of parking on the tarmac driveway and the rear garden is in lawn, with planted shrub borders and secure access from both sides of the house. If you are looking for a stunning home in a central location, then viewing is a must. You will not be disappointed with this exceptional residence.

AMV: €795,000.

No 34 Abbey Glen, Knockaunglas, Athenry, Co Galway

If you are looking for a quality detached home in Athenry, then look no further than No 34 Abbey Glen. This large detached four bedroom family home is located just three minutes’ drive from the M6 Dublin-Galway motorway, in the idyllic historic town of Athenry.

Accommodation in this home includes a spacious living room, large kitchen/dining room with island unit, and an excellent utility room with quality wall and floor units which accommodates the oil fired central heating burner. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms with the large master bedroom en suite. The bathroom boasts a Jacuzzi bath and the landing accommodates access to the attic via a Stira stairs. This property would be an excellent family home.

AMV: €330,000.

No 39 Arasain na Mara, Salthill, Galway

Excellent one bedroom apartment situated just off Salthill Promenade in Salthill village. Arasain na Mara is a well-managed apartment complex with lift access and underground parking. The complex is ideally situated on the doorstep of Salthill Promenade. Arasain na Mara also benefits greatly from the local amenities that Salthill has to offer and is within easy access of Galway city centre.

AMV: €250,000.

No 12 Doughiska Road, 12E, 12F, 12G, 12H, Doughiska

A block of four one-bedroom apartments being sold as one lot (Nos 12E, 12F, 12G, 12H ). The apartments are situated just off the main Doughiska Road and are within an overall block of eight apartments with ample communal parking to the front. All four apartments are tenanted and are being sold with tenants in place (terms to be confirmed ). The apartments are ideally located close to a host of amenities and services including the Galway Clinic and Bon Secours Hospital, Dunnes Stores Briarhill, and a number of medical device companies including Boston Scientific.

This is an excellent investment opportunity with a guaranteed rental income.

AMV: €450,000.

Saint Peter, Coolough Road, Menlo, Galway

Saint Peter, Coolough Road, is a detached three bedroom bungalow on a tree-lined site of approximately 0.5 acre. The house was built in the late 1960s and needs modernisation to make it habitable. Surrounded by plenty of neighbouring homes, Saint Peter is located just 3km from Galway city centre, only a seven minute drive away, but is surrounded by rural tranquillity. The site is quite private with mature trees surrounding it and there is west facing yard and detached garage to the rear. Accommodation comprises entrance hall, living/dining room, kitchen, three bedrooms, and a fully tiled shower room. The house is part of the Folio GY11653 (Plan D – property no 1 ) and it can be bought separately on its own, or as a combined lot with the rest of the land (of approximately 9.2 acres ) on the same folio.

AMV: €250,000.

Land at Coolough Road, Menlo, Galway

Land comprising approximately 9.2 acres on Folio GY11653 (Plan D – property no 1 ) that can be bought separately on its own, or as a combined lot with the bungalow on the same folio. Zoned Agriculture and High Amenity in the Galway City Development Plan 2017 – 2023. Located just 3km from Galway city centre, which is a seven minute drive away.

AMV: €100,000.

Doon East, Rosscahill, Co Galway

Standing on an elevated site just 700m off the main Galway to Clifden road (N59 ), this detached four bedroom bungalow is set among similar type family homes in Doon East, Rosscahill. Situated about 25 minutes from Galway city and 10 minutes from Moycullen village, Doon East offers a rural setting while still being within a short drive of a selection of notable towns and villages with their hotels, bars, shops, and restaurants. The property is in need of some tender loving care, but would make a very comfortable home in this tranquil countryside location.

AMV: €198,000.

Unit 6, Royal Rock Estate, Ballybane Industrial Estate, Ballybane, Galway

The subject property is a mid-terrace industrial unit located at Royal Rock in the Ballybane Industrial Estate on the east side of Galway city. The property comprises a ground floor warehouse with roller shutter door, porch, and staff wc. There is also pedestrian access to the rear with a second staircase leading to the first floor. The first floor comprises a small landing, office space, and large store. There is also a void in the floor whereby a forklift can access the first floor.

AMV: €150,000.

No 14D Doughiska Road, Doughiska, Galway

One bedroom ground floor apartment located within a block of four. The accommodation comprises an open plan kitchen/living/dining area, bathroom, and bedroom. The property is currently tenanted. O’Donnellan & Joyce has been informed that the contracted rent is €966 per month and has been in situ for over three years (the tenant is on notice to vacate ). The apartment is ideally located close to the Galway Clinic and a number of employment centres on the east side of the city.

AMV: €105,000.

No 17 Caiseal Ur, Bothar Stiofain, Rahoon, Galway

This is a lovely three bedroom semidetached house in a well maintained development that is mostly owner occupied with families and would be an ideal owner occupied residence or gilt edged investment. Overlooking a green space, it is adjacent to Gateway Shopping Park. There are two primary schools within five minutes’ walk from here. Caiseal Ur is very accessible from town as it is located on an excellent bus network. No 17 Caiseal Ur is being sold with tenants in situ. Full details are available on request.

AMV: €295,000.

The live property auction will take place tomorrow at the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway and the full list of properties for sale by auction can be viewed online on and The auction can be viewed online on, or go along to the Harbour Hotel to watch the action in person.

Further details are available from the auction team at O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers, 5 Mary Street, Galway, 091 564 212.


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