Keeping traditions alive, the Galway Hooker Sailing Club have built up an inclusive group of people whose passion for the sea and for the history wrapped up in these traditional sailing vessels have created a valuable community sharing a great grá for the iconic Galway Hookers.
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.
What could be better than scrolling through colourful Instagram feeds specially devoted to celebrating all the wonderful things about Galway and its people? On your newsfeed experience unique glimpses of this gorgeous county first hand through the eyes of an insider.
Across Galway’s city streets you can spot the breath taking art of Galway artist Tracey Moca. Day after day she has been hand painting bright radiant images onto the dull grey electrical boxes. Her creative talents have without doubt added a touch of colour to the bleak January days.
No Zoom quizzes here, folks! We’re all too aware of just how easy it is to slip into a funk during lockdown, but we’re doing our damnedest to stave off boredom and keep spirits high. We hope you’ll find something to keep you entertained in this little bucket list…
After everything that’s gone on throughout the year, it’s safe to say you deserve a break away from it all. If you’re eager to head out West to visit the City of Tribes, we’re taking the stress out of planning a weekend away with this guide to 48 hours in Galway. From dinner and drinks to ways to spend your days, the city couldn’t be easier to navigate on foot – a short stroll will bring you from one end of the city to the other! Without further ado, let’s get planning…
Despite red noses and numb fingers, there’s something special about having that crisp winter air flowing through your lungs and Galway’s landscape definitely add to the appeal. Once that veil of frost has descended and the grass begins to glint in the light, it’s nothing short of enchanting.
Marking the starting point of Galway’s Westend, the commanding Bridge Mills on the banks of the River Corrib is one of the oldest landmarks in Galway. The ancient building stands testament to the long history of milling in the area during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.