"Barfield" was acquired by James O'Mara as a summer home.
The O'Maras left Barfield when they bought Cashel House,
By the 1960s, Barfield had become the old Salthill Hotel.
19 June 1980,
says "The building where the
Salthill Hotel is now was called Barfield on Westland Avenue."
Galway Advertiser, 10 July 1986, says "The house where the Salthill Hotel is today was once called 'Barfield' on Westland Avenue."
The old Salthill Hotel (Barfield)
was demolished, think around the late 1980s,
and nothing remains.
The site has been completely redeveloped, and the massive new Salthill Hotel is now a completely new building on the site.
The massive site of the Salthill Hotel (formerly the site of Barfield).
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From Google Maps.
Barfield, prob. c.1917, whole family except Steen.
Barfield, Apr 1919.
Photo from the S (sea) side.
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Older looking gatepost and (not so old looking) wall, at E side of Salthill Hotel.
Don't know if these date back to the old house.
Photo 2010. See larger and full size.
See gatepost and wall further back and far side of wall.
See street view.
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