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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~

CAMOGIE: Purcell Cup Preview with University of Galway’s Kevin Connolly

University of Galway go in search of a first Purcell Cup crown in five years this weekend when they take part in the Electric Ireland Third Level Camogie Finals. They take on SETU Carlow on Saturday (11th February) in the semi-final in UCD, with the winners advancing to Sunday’s showpiece against eithe MTU Cork or […] Galway Bay FM …


Man seriously injured after being attacked by group at petrol station

A man was left with serious injuries after being attacked by a group of people at a petrol station earlier this week. Gardaí are looking to speak with some witnesses to the assault last Tuesday who were sighted in the Tuam to Ballinrobe area. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault which occurred […] Galway Daily …


Taoiseach says Government will “consider” minor injury unit for Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Taoiseach says Government will “consider” a minor injury unit for Galway. But Leo Varadkar told Deputy Noel Grealish in the Dáil that he cannot give any firm commitment at this time. He acknowledged that minor injury units have proved very important in other regions, in taking pressure off hospitals […] Galway Bay FM …


Lifeboat rescues three aboard boat adrift in the dark

Three people on a boat adrift in the dark were rescued by the Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat near Portumna this week. On Thursday evening, the RNLI were called out to assist three people on a 16ft speed boat adrift at the most northern part of the lake near Portumna. It was reported that the three […] Galway Daily …


Boil water notice lifted for Gort Public Water Scheme

Irish Water and Galway County Council wish to notify all consumers on the Gort Public Water Scheme that following advice from the Health Service Executive the boil water notice imposed on the supply on the 12th of December 2022, is now lifted with immediate effect. This notice only applies to consumers served by the Gort Public Water Supply. Customers can […] Galway Bay FM …


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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.