7 things to do in Galway this weekend besides Paddy’s Day

If you’re over the parades and trad music, we’ve brought you a little bonus-round of events round up in Galway to bring you some reprieve!

We update this space every Friday with all the best of events, great eats & drinking holes so keep an eye out!


1. Catch a Creedence cover band at Monroe’s


Creedence Awakened are an energetic 4 piece live band celebrating the outstanding musical legacy of Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Friday, 16 March // Monroe’s Live // more here



2. Enjoy some jazz and bolero with a glass of wine


Kasbah Wine Bar are hosting Jamie & Agustina, a musical duo whose repertoire calls on number of exciting musical styles and genres. They will bring Chamame, Milonga and Tango feature alongside Swing, Jazz, Cumbia and Bolero!

Friday, 16 March  // Kasbah Wine Bar // more here



3. See The Clockworks live at the Róisín


These Galway boys have gone from strength to strength since storming the Electric Picnic Festival in 2017, and represented their country with pride at Indie Week, Toronto, reaching the Semi-Finals of the prestigious “Best of the Fest” competition.

Friday, 16 March // Roisin Dubh // more here


Galway Bay Tours

4. Enjoy Spanish wine while cruising down the river

// FOOD & DRINK //

Irish Wine Walking Tours together with Galway Bay Boat Tours are hosting a Spanish Wine Tour on Galway Bay! Enjoy the finest Spanish wine, with cheese and meat boards to pair with it.

Saturday and Sunday, 17 and 18 March // more here



5. Spend three hours dancing with DJ Deece


The legend Mitch Presents will warm up the dancefloor from 9pm and then DJ Deece takes over for a deadly three hour set. It’s a bank holiday weekend so get on the dance floor!

Sunday, 18 March // Blue Note // more here


Petit Pois

6. Enjoy a French film and some top-notch French food

 // CULTURE //

Le Petit Pois bring back their monthly Monday night French film club! Enjoy it with a glass of wine and a board of their delicious meat and cheese if you prefer. The film is in French, with English subtitles.

Monday, 19 March // Le Petit Pois // more here 



7. Support mental health at an awesome gig


This charity gig marks single release of the new song by TWOS, “Sad Fags” released on 9 March. All proceeds from the gig will go to Mental Health Ireland. Support on the night from The Clockworks and Classic Yellow.

Monday, 19 March  // Roisin Dubh // more here