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.

An Insider’s Guide to Oranmore


Just 10 minutes outside of Galway City, the beautiful village of Oranmore is the perfect location for a weekend away or an afternoon adventure. It's peaceful but you won't be stuck for things to do. Check out our suggestions below!...

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An Insider’s Guide to Connemara

With a summer of staycations on the cards, a spin out to Connemara is on the top of everyone’s to-do list. In fact, a recent study by Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels UK and Ireland found that this well-loved ...

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An Insider’s Guide to the Aran Islands

If you’ve been planning on paying a visit to the Aran Islands, where the locals chat as gaeilge and historic significance oozes throughout, we’ve got some inside knowledge that’ll help you navigate the ancient rocky landscapes of ...

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