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What’s On in Galway

Whether you live in Galway, or are visiting you will be able to find the best places to eat and drink,  local news and eventsactivities for the whole family, unique places to shop, historic landmarks, city centre entertainment, attractions and more all on our comprehensive website!

Explore our various tabs & drop down menus on our What’s on in Galway website for idea’s on where to go and places to visit in Galway including Restaurants, Shops, Pubs, Sightseeing, Sports, Events, Hotels & other Accommodation. Also check out our online business directory for any other services you may require on your visit including Hairdressers, Car mechanics, Taxis and various other trades people offering their services.

What’s on in Galway

~Things To See and Do, Activities, Where to Eat, Where to Stay in Galway~

Whether you’re looking for things to do in Galway such as events and attractions, or are planning where to stay in Galway, you’ll find everything you need for your Galway holiday on What’s On In Galway.net.

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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~Food and Drinks~

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

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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What’s on in Galway the versatile website!

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~Latest Galway Lifestyle & Culture News~

City sports clubs invited to apply for grant funding

Sports Clubs in Galway City are being invited to apply for funding from the city council under the annual grant scheme. The city council has €130,000 available to distribute under the Sports Club Grant Scheme for 2021. Clubs can each receive a capital grant of up to €3,500 under the scheme, which is delivered in […] Galway Daily …


Aging water network to be replaced in Ballygar

Almost two and half kilometres of aging, leak prone water mains in the Ballygar area are being replaced to improve the local water network. At the Pound Road junction in Ballygar, Irish Water is replacing 2.4km of aging water mains with modern pipes to cut down on leaks in the old mains. The works, contracted […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 1,627 more cases reported today

There have been a further 1,627 cases of COVID-19 reported by health officials today, with warnings of a worsening trajectory of the virus. As of this morning, 415 COVID patients were hospitalised in Ireland, with 70 of them in the ICU. Dr Ronan Glynn, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, said that key indicators of the disease […] Galway Daily …


Extra train and buses added for Connacht’s Aviva fixture

Rugby fans looking forward to a trip to Aviva Stadium to support Connacht later this month will be happy to hear about the transport options added for the match. Connacht Rugby have said that buses will be in place for fans to get to and from Aviva, along with an extra train for the journey […] Galway Daily …


Exciting new project ‘greens’ the Rocky Road in Westside

Galway City Council has partnered with local residents and young people to ‘green’ the Rocky Road in Westside, transforming it into a vibrant, playful and nature-friendly space for everyone in the community to enjoy. The Council supplied planters and its Parks staff helped local residents and young people plant flowers, fruit trees, strawberry bushes and […] 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.