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What’s On in Galway

Whether you live in Galway, or are planning a visit to Galway this website will help you find the best places to eat and drink, local news and eventsactivities and attractions  for the whole family. Unique places to shop and various entertainment options.

What’s on in Galway I Things to do in Galway I Places to Stay and Visit in Galway I Visit Galway

Explore our What’s on in Galway website for idea’s on things to do and places to visit in Galway including Restaurants, Shops, Pubs, Sightseeing, where to stay Hotels & other Accommodation.

Also look at our business directory for various business listings including trades people you may require for the Galway area.

Attractions and Places to Visit in Galway

Attractions and Places to Visit in Galway

Dunguaire Castle is a 16th century tower house sitting on Galway Bay’s rocky shores. It’s open to explore during the day, or you can catch a medieval-themed show there at night. Check out a local church or cathedral like St. Nicholas’s or Galway Cathedral, and explore the city’s history at Galway City Museum

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Places to stay in Galway

Places to Stay in Galway

Galway City is a bustling city with excellent hotels, guest houses, bed & breakfasts, and self-catering. It is steeped in history and heritage, while areas such as Clifden, Connemara and the Aran Islands provide a stunning natural beauty that is unmatched.

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Sports and Activities

Sports and Activities

Sports in Galway are very diverse, with a history ranging from horse racing, Gaelic football and hurling, soccer and rugby. to rowing, motorsport, and greyhound racing. The Galway Races are known worldwide and are the highlight of the Irish horse racing calendar.

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Zumba Classes Galway

Zumba Classes Galway

ZUMBA fitness is an enjoyable, easy to follow, energising and calorie burning exercise to music for all ages, which is fun and easy to do. Join the fun and fitness any time.
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~Food and Drinks in Galway~

Make sure to discover Galway’s diverse neighbourhoods, from tranquil suburbs to central areas full of shopping, entertainment and dining options. Galway’s burgeoning eat and drink scene offers a wide choice of options in price, cuisine and atmosphere, with its most exciting offerings balancing a reverence for provenance, with a spirit of experimentation.

Throughout the year there’s a party atmosphere that gives this place a special edge. It’s no wonder people pour into the hopping bars, traditional pubs and fantastic restaurants every weekend.

Food and Drinks in Galway

Food and Drinks in Galway

From fine dining and afternoon tea to pop-up markets and humble street food, Galway is packed with options to suit any mood offering any and every cuisine you can think of.
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Bierhaus Galway
Bierhaus Galway

Bierhaus is a friendly craft beer pub serving all sorts of beers and some properly deadly cocktails. Bierhaus boasts one of the best atmospheres of the city.
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Loam Galway
Loam Galway

Owned by Enda McEvoy, former head chef at Aniar, the twice Michelin-starred Loam is imbued with a deep respect for provenance. The majority of vegetables come from one farm.
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~Shopping, Health & Wellbeing in Galway~

Make sure to discover Galway’s diverse neighbourhoods, from tranquil suburbs to central areas full of shopping, entertainment and dining options. 

Shopping & Fashion in Galway

Shopping & Fashion in Galway

Galway has independent shops dotted throughout the city, though there are some streets with more shops than others. There are also a number of specialist shops, including jewellers, art galleries, toy stores, antiques dealers and seaside gift shops, as well as countless boutiques.

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Health and Wellbeing in Galway

Health & Wellbeing in Galway

Unwind in luxurious treatment rooms in a choice of beautiful and professional salons around Galway. Manicures, Pedicures, Facials, Waxing, Consultations, Massages and more are offered in Galway’s best beauty salons.

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~Shop I Eat I Stay I See ~

 

The Galmont Hotel & Spa
The Galmont Hotel & Spa

Established in 2001 in Galway City Centre, The Galmont is one of Ireland’s finest 4 star hotels located along the world famous ‘Wild Atlantic Way’.

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Galway Bird Watching
Galway Bird Watching

Galway Bird Watching in County Galway offers tours which can be for one hour, a half day or full day, with the potential of seeing 40 to 60 species of birds in a full day's tour.

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Spirit One Spa
Spirit One Spa

Spirit One Spa Galway is an urban retreat nestled underground. Allow yourself to be cocooned in our large relaxation area, relinquish yourself to our state of the art thermal facilities and enjoy luxurious treatments.

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~Things to do in Galway. Activities and Family Activities in Galway~

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~Latest Galway Lifestyle & Culture News~

Quality of education being affected by large class sizes

Galway East Sinn Féin’s Louis O’Hara has said that the quality of children’s education in Galway is being affected by large class sizes. He said that countless classes are “far too big, in buildings too small, and not fit for purpose.” O’Hara’s comments come after it was revealed that there were 125 primary school classes […] Galway Daily …


Baily Point Salthill faceworks to commence with scaffolding erected today

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Scaffolding has been erected today at Baily Point in Salthill, as faceworks are due to commence. Mayor of Galway Clodagh Higgins is among those who have been highlighting the declining nature of the external facade of the building, at both a local and national level for years. The Baily Point […] Galway Bay FM …


Ticketing details for Senior & Intermediate Hurling Club Championships

The Galway GAA Senior & Intermediate Hurling Club Championships get underway this weekend. Details of all the fixtures for Friday through Monday, along with ticketing information for the Brooks Group Championships have been released by Galway GAA. Match tickets cost €10 if purchased ahead of time, or €15 if you’re buying at the gate. Under […] Galway Daily …


Plans for housing in Oughterard turned down

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Plans for a development of townhouses in Oughterard have been turned down. The plans, led by Keith Palmer, would have seen four units constructed at Carrowmanagh. Refusing permission, planners found the applicant failed to address the impact the site access would have on the public road. They further found the […] Galway Bay FM …


‘My Country is My Prison’ podcast launched by six Galway students

Six students from the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway have launched a podcast series titled ‘My Country is My Prison’. The 5-episode podcast series highlights human rights violations perpetrated against women and children in Ireland’s institutions in the 20th century, using international human rights law as an illustrative framework. The Master in […] Galway Daily …


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What’s On In

Right in the middle of the Wild Atlantic Way, Galway has a reputation for artistic creativity and an infectious up-tempo vibe that’s played out in a full calendar of festivals and events. From music and horseracing to literature and oysters – Galway knows how to celebrate..

The flamboyant arts scene attracts visitors from all over the world, with a whirlwind of activity that includes the much-trumpeted Galway International Arts Festival and the indulgent Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival. Galway has an extensive range of things to do with a selection of places to eat and drinkadventures and activitiesplan your stay and visit to Galway.