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GALWAY has so many stories to tell

Having found your favourite spots to see on your next visit to Galway, it’s time to put the wheels in motion. Share your discoveries with your friends and family, get booking and prepare for an incredibly memorable trip.

 

The History of Ashford Castle

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We know what you’re thinking, ‘Ashford Castle is in Mayo?!’- well, it is up for debate, but its coordinates, Google address and Wikipedia page all state that the luxurious hotel actually lies in Galway; so we’re going to go with that and claim it as ours.

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An Insider’s Guide to Loughrea

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Just north of the stunning Slieve Aughty mountains, you will find the lovely hidden gem that is Loughrea. Also known as the gateway to the west, Loughrea sits on the shores of its namesake Lough Rea.

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Where To Get Your Hair Done in Galway

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Let’s face is – a trip to the salon is long overdue at this stage! We’ve relied on box dyes and blunt trims for far too long, which is exactly why the news that hair salons and barber shops are reopening on May 10th has sent a shiver down the spines of many. With many appointments to be made, we’ve put together a list of the very best spots to get your hair done in Galway…

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