Here at This Is Galway, we’re known to be proud of our amazing city and all it has to offer.
Well now you can also enjoy the city as much as we do, and at the same time earning some exercise brownie points along the way.
This year’s Galway International Arts Festival has gotten off to a great start and there’s still lots to enjoy until Sunday July 29. Attendance at this year’s festival is expected to break the 200,000 mark again this year as visitors flock from near and far to enjoy over 200 events across the two-week festival.
The g Hotel, Galway’s only 5 star hotel is once again sponsoring ‘the g Hotel Best Dressed’ competition at the Galway Races on Ladies Day, Thursday 2nd August.
The award-winning five star g Hotel & Spa, has appointed Andrew Drysdale as General Manager. A highly accomplished hotelier, the team are delighted to welcome Andrew Drysdale as he takes the helm as General Manager in one of Galway’s most popular hotel’s as the summer season continues to thrive.
Abbey Theatre’s major new show BAOITE tells the story of a fishing family and their desperate fight to defend their coastal community from the threat of offshore fracking. Performed in Irish with English subtitles, BAOITE is Irish theatre for the modern age.
Head to Connemara for a relaxing weekend retreat, or an adventure-filled escape from reality. From the wide panorama of Killary Fjord to the picturesque town of Clifden nestled in among the mountains, Connemara gets more beautiful at every turn, and has something to do for everyone.
One of the biggest calendar events of the year, the Galway International Arts Festival brings world class music acts to the Big Top every year along with their offerings of theatre, spectacle, comedy and visual art.