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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.

 

EASY WAYS TO GO VEGAN THIS JANUARY

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New Year New Me! Right? This January, take part in a fun challenge and go vegan for the month. Changing your diet and shopping habits sounds difficult but we promise you this; with the right tricks and treats you’ll discover delicious vegan treats and you won’t look back!

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EVEN 2020 HAD A SILVER LINING…

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After a year of upsets and loneliness it’s easy to forget all the amazing and tear-jerking acts of kindness that have changed and influenced our lives this past year. This is a celebration of all the people, businesses, stories and good deeds that have helped improve 2020.

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THE CONNACHT HOSPITALITY GROUP DEFYING THE ODDS

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2020 promised to be a record year for the tourism industry in Galway. Sadly, Covid-19 presented a significant threat not only to public health but also to the local hospitality sector. Despite all these challenges, one Galway company is determined to beat the odds!

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MEALS4HEALTH SHORTLISTED FOR A CHARITY IMPACT AWARD

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Galway based Meals4Health, has been shortlisted for the Social Enterprise of the Year Award for the Charity Impact Awards. Meals4Health work diligently to provide nutritional support to older people and those with specialised dietary needs, anywhere in Galway, Roscommon and Mayo.

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THE HISTORY OF MENLO CASTLE

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Known as Menlo Castle or Blake’s Castle, this picturesque ruin of a 16th century castle sits on the banks of the River Corrib. The serenity of its surroundings masks its rich folklore and tragic history, which remains shrouded in mystery. Once a home of grandeur and tradition, time has taken over at Menlo Castle, preserving the stone walls as a memoir of its past.

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