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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.

 

HOLEY MOLEY: THE BEST DONUTS IN GALWAY

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Wouldn’t you just love a delicious donut? Whether you’re into a Boston Creme or a lover of the Jammie donut, it’s a sweet treat that never fails to satisfy your taste buds. Pair a warm, fluffy donut with a cup of the finest hot chocolate and you’ll have yourself a taste of heaven. Here are some of the very best donut spots around Galway…

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THE HISTORY OF THE SKEFF

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The phrase “meet you at The Skeff” has been in circulation for centuries here in Galway. Uttered from our parents to our parent’s parents and from visitor to visitor, this family-run late bar, restaurant and boutique hotel has been a rendezvous point for as long as any of us can remember. Built as a stately home back in the mid-17th century, established as a hotel in 1850 and now the largest bar in the city, there’s 170 years of history ingrained in the walls of The Skeffington Arms.

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THE HISTORY OF FORTHILL CEMETERY

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There’s something inherently spooky about graveyards of any description, and Forthill Cemetery is no exception. Established back in the 1500s, this burial ground has been the site of slaughter, sympathy and the sound of silence for over 520 years now, so we thought it’s about time we took a journey through yesteryear at this haunting heritage site.

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