Bonfire Night: Bonfire Night is celebrated annually on St John’s Eve. The feast of St John ( the Baptist) is sometimes called Midsummer’s Day as it coincides with the June solstice. It was tradition that large bonfires were lit throughout the countryside on this night. The bonfires were usually lit at crossroads. Several days before … Continued

Thinking of Selling?? May 20, 2019

Are you thinking of selling your home or investment property? Selling a house is rarely an easy decision. No matter what the reason, we have the experience needed and offer a personal service to guide you through what can be a complex process. We can provide the support you need at every stage to ensure … Continued

Here in Ballina we have seen 23 completed sales in the local area from 1st January to 31st March 2019 with a total transaction value of almost €2.4 million. This compared with the same period in 2018 shows a decrease in sales in 2019. Completed sales for the corresponding period in 2018 were 32 with a … Continued

There are five property choices that could be yours for less than €100,000. Property 1: Glenturk, Bangor Erris, Co. Mayo  –  €69,000 This detached three-bedroom bungalow boasts wonderful views of the rolling countryside. Furthermore, the house captures a completely rural and peaceful feeling. Located in North Mayo approx. 6.8kms from Bangor Erris and 90km from … Continued

St Brigid (Muire na nGael – Mary of the Gael) is the second patron saint of Ireland. Her feast day (Lá Fhéile Bhride) falls on the 1st of February. This day was originally a pagan festival called Imbolc (meaning “in the belly”) which marked the beginning of spring. St Brigid was born in Faughart, Dundalk, … Continued

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