GOOD NEWS TO EASE THE BLUES

Is it just us, or has scrolling through your homepage become increasingly distressing, disheartening and downright dreary? At This is Galway, we’re all about shedding a positive light on the world around us

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Cúirt to Host First Ever Digital Festival of Literature

Cúirt International Festival of Literature is pleased to announce that they will be present a digital festival this month. It will be broadcast online, entirely free of charge

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The Great Big Galway Quiz

We all love Galway. It’s packed with world-famous art and culture, a rich history, breathtaking geography, delicious food & drink and, of course, serious craic! But, do you REALLY know all there is to know about Galway?

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For Fork’s Sake #4 – 56 Central’s Fruity Yoghurt Pancakes

As you may already know, we’re huge fans of Galway’s foodie culture. Although we can’t visit our favourite restaurants right now, we thought we’d bring a taste of Galway grub, right to your door. Teaming up with some of the best restaurants and cafes in town, For Fork Sake is an online recipe series for you to try and recreate your favourite dishes at home.

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STAY AT HOME WEEKEND AGENDA

These weekends at home are just getting better and better each week. There is so much to keep you entertained over the next three days, so get cracking…

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Community Spirit from Galway Social Groups

As people across Ireland adjust to physical distancing, communities in Galway are coming up with new, creative ways to come together online. Throughout the county, people are showing extraordinary acts of kindness and volunteerism through their social media platforms. Facebook shared some their top favourite stories from communities in Galway.

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THE HISTORY OF BLACKROCK DIVING TOWER

Easily one of the most photographed landmarks in all of Galway, Blackrock Diving Tower has been immortalised in the minds of many through paintings, poetry and cherished memories.

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For Fork’s Sake : TGO’s Veggie Curry

As you may already know, we’re huge fans of Galway’s foodie culture. Although we can’t visit our favourite restaurants right now, we thought we’d bring a taste of Galway grub, right to your door. Teaming up with some of the best restaurants and cafes in town, For Fork Sake is an online recipe series for you to try and recreate your favourite dishes at home.

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MITCH PRESENTS DJ SET: 10 BANGERS

We know you are all missing the joy of throwing shapes to your favourite DJ, so we’ve got them to bring the tunes to you! Mitch MacDonald gives us 10 of his favourite tracks and tells us why he loves them…

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GALWAY SOUNDS: APRIL

Venues are closed around the country so, instead of our usual gig guide, we want to highlight some of the finest upcoming Irish releases that you should be keeping an eye out for…

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