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.
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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
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.
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.
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.
~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
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.
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.
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.
~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
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.
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.
~Shop I Eat I Stay I See ~
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’.
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.
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.
~Things to do in Galway. Activities and Family Activities in Galway~
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~Latest Galway Lifestyle & Culture News~
Ros na Rún passes 2,000 episode milestone
The long running TG4 soap opera Ros na Rún, filmed in Galway, crossed a milestone on Thursday evening with the broadcast of its 2,000th episode. Ireland’s only rural based TV drama series, Ros na Rún has long established itself as the world’s only Irish Language drama series. Filmed in a purpose-built fictional village in An […] Galway Daily …
Glenamaddy student wins prestigious Seamus Heaney Poetry Aloud Award
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A Glenamaddy student has won the prestigious national Seamus Heaney Poetry Aloud Award. Luke Dolan, who attends Glenamaddy Community School, was named the overall winner at this years awards, as well as the winner of the senior category. The annual competition aims to celebrate the art of poetry speaking, and […] Galway Bay FM …
Eight week roadworks to disrupt Athenry traffic
Traffic in Athenry will disrupted by eight weeks of roadworks taking place over the late spring and summer, getting underway next month. The county council is carrying out deep excavation works and the installation of pipework on a section of the R347 Old Dublin Road. The works will be carried out between the road’s junctions […] Galway Daily …
Portumna murder trial hears care worker aware of difficulties with accused weeks before Ms Treacy’s death
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The trial of a Galway farmer accused of murdering his aunt has heard a care worker had concerns of difficulties between the two – weeks before her death. Michael Scott, of Gortanumera, Portumna, Co Galway, denies murdering Chrissie Treacy in April 2018; claiming it was a tragic farm accident. Ms […] Galway Bay FM …
Grealish reads email in Dáil from man (35) about to emigrate due to ‘housing disaster’
Noel Grealish TD has read an email in the Dáil from a 35-year-old tech worker who has decided to emigrate after giving up on the housing situation in the country. The man, who is currently sharing a house with four other people, said that his colleagues are also making requests to work abroad. Grealish said […] Galway Daily …
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