Galway Stories Archives - This is Galway

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.

Galway Food Stories; Drew, Donuts & Dialysis

It’s been a long auld exciting, exhausting rocky road for Drew and Beth, I’ve always wanted to write about real people making a difference in Galway’s culinary scene. The struggles, not just getting a business off the ...

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Howya! Mandy Maher (Catwalk Model Agency)

Didn’t you know that Galway is full of interesting characters? Well, we want to give you a chance to get to know some of the sound people of Galway so join us in saying Howya! to some fascinating figures… ...

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A Focus on Authenticity at Caribou Bar


The junction of Galway’s evasive night scene and the genuine kindness of dedicated staff; Caribou Bar is a paradox that flourishes on being familiar yet undefined. With a palpable feeling of comfort as well as curiosity, Caribou entices you to reach beyond convention....

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Irish Socksciety: Socks for the Sole

From that moment when their first sale rang in, nearly six years ago, little did Joanna and Alex know what they had just begun. Since then, Irish Socksciety has bloomed into a thriving enterprise with quality, community and sustainability as ...

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