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~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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~Latest Galway Lifestyle & Culture News~

Dominick Street Upper set for outdoor dining

Dominick Street Upper will become the latest street in Galway City to be closed every evening to allow for outdoor dining. The street in the West End will be closed to traffic from 6pm to 11pm every day, from Friday 18 June until Thursday 30 September. Dominick Street Upper, which has a number of well-known […] Galway Daily …


Achievements of NUIG student Owen Ward celebrated at special reception

The achievements of NUI Galway student Owen Ward were celebrated at a special Mayoral reception at Leisureland in Salthill on Friday afternoon. Owen, who is a Galway City native and member of the Irish Traveller community, left school early without a Junior Cert, but after completing the NUI Galway Access Programme he graduated from the […] Galway Daily …


Missing Galway man (64) located safe and well

Bill Hill (64), who was reported missing from Galway City has been located safe and well. Gardaí made a public appeal for information that could help locate Bill on Tuesday, June 1. He had been missing from the Salthill area of Galway City since May 18. This evening, An Garda Síochána said that he has […] Galway Daily …


Gardaí seek help locating missing 70 year old Galway man

Gardaí have made a public appeal for assistance in locating a 70 year old man missing from Galway City. John Joyce (70) was last seen in the Rahoon Road area of Galway at approximately 10pm on Monday, May 31. John is described as being 6’ 2” in height, of slim build with white combed back […] Galway Daily …


Plans for expansion of Parkmore IDA Business Park

IDA Ireland has submitted plans to the county council for the expansion of its Parkmore Business & Technology Park with the construction of an Advance Technology unit. The IDA is seeking planning permission to for a two storey building with 4,542m² of office and light industrial floor space on land at the east end of […] 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.