Insider Guides 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.

 

MAKING YOUR WAY THROUGH GALWAY’S WESTEND

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From the moment you step foot over the bridge into Galway’s Westend, you’ll feel the city’s bohemian soul fill up your senses. With a colourful history and a sea of award-winning bars and restaurants, this is an area that’s not often found on the tourist maps – but warrants a visit nonetheless.

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THE EASIEST WAYS TO EXPLORE GALWAY

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The beauty of Galway is that it blends the buzz and bustle of a major European city with a welcoming, small-town feel. Galway city packs a whole load of craic into its 54.2 square kilometers, and it’s so simple to get around to all of the sights and main attractions. Here are the best ways to traverse Galway with ease…

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INSIDER’S GUIDE TO AUTUMN IN GALWAY

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Like it or not, Autumn is upon us! With leaves falling, the cool breeze making your ears tingle, everything that goes with the season is becoming more and more prominent. Instead of trying to hide from the magic, we say embrace it! Galway’s got all the antics that will have you feeling more Autumnal than a pumpkin spice latte. So, pull on a hat and get out and about…

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THE STREETS OF GALWAY – MIDDLE STREET

For many’s the visitor, gallivanting through Galway largely consists of the main shopping, eating and drinking areas. We all know and love Shop Street, Eyre Square and the Latin Quarter, but what about the many avenues lying just off the beaten track?

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THE STREETS OF GALWAY… DOMINICK STREET

For many’s the visitor, gallivanting through Galway largely consists of the main shopping, eating and drinking areas. We all know and love Shop Street, Eyre Square and the Latin Quarter, but what about the many avenues lying just off the beaten track?

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Say Yes To The Sesh This Week

Calling all worrying students. Relax lads it’s only week three. There is still plenty of time to finish (or start) those assignments, schedule a late-night cramming session, or call your Mammy for a well needed cry. Deep breaths – luckily for you this week is not one of those weeks. Let’s drink to that!! We have devised the best spots for you to hit the tiles all week no matter what kind of nightlife you’re after, we’ve got you covered.

MONDAY

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INSIDER GUIDE TO CLIFDEN – ESCAPE TO THE CAPITAL OF CONNEMARA

We all know that those big grey clouds are all too fond of us here in Galway, and we’ve made our peace with that. It’s places like Clifden that keep our spirits high, where regardless of whether it’s lashing rain or sweltering hot, it’s always a little ray of sunshine. The capital of Connemara offers idyllic views, authentic culture and all the amenities you could possibly need right at your fingertips.
When you’re heading out that direction, keep these spots in mind…

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50 DAYS OUT IN GALWAY

Chances are you’ve already run out of ways to while away the hours over summer, boredom is slowly starting to trickle in and you’ve even contemplated watching reality television. We’ve decided to save you from the perils of monotony, handing you everything you need to fill the rest of the holidays with action packed adventures. Throw the swim suit, hiking boots, picnic blanket and umbrella into the bag, because who knows what kind of weather lies ahead!

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