If your favourite part about the week between Christmas and the New Year is creating delicious sandwiches made with all the leftovers from the Christmas dinner, you are going to LOVE what we tell you next. These Galway foodies have worked their magic to create the perfect Christmas sandwiches that are stuffed with all your favourite festive foods, so treat your taste buds this December to all the wonderful flavours of Christmas at the spots below.
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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’s Westend is spectacularly lit up with decorations, lights, and a Christmas tree for the runup to the festive season. We want to help spread Christmas cheer by sharing all of the wonderful businesses in Galway’s Westend that offer gifts and Christmas present inspiration as well as those serving winter warmers and delicious foods to keep you fueled on your shopping spree. Discover our Christmas shop local guide to Galway’s Westend right here..
Global reach of FRESH Street honoured at Fáilte Ireland Awards after bringing 21 countries to Inis Óirr(more…)
A local event on a global level, FRESH Street 2019 brought together over 280 delegates from 21 different countries and from 4 different continents to Galway city and Inis Oírr in 2019 and examined the incredible power of making artistic work for public spaces. This outstanding event has recently won the Fáilte Ireland CARA award for 2023.
The Grammy shortlisted and Galway-based folk duo, Niall Teague and Padraic Joyce have just release their new single ‘Another Merry Christmas’, in the run up to the Christmas season.
All year round, we seem to be planning potential Christmas gifts to pop under the tree, but December always manages to creep up on us, leaving that inevitable last minute scramble to the check out. This year, we’re making sure that you get everyone on your gift list taken care of ahead of schedule with the This is Galway ultimate gift guide. From stocking stuffers to more elaborate mementos, ‘tis the season for spoiling the ones you love… discover our Shop Local Galway Christmas Gift Guide.
As an ode to Irish emigrants and Irish diaspora all over the world, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum have created an NYPD choir, and have got them to sing Galway Bay, just before the bells start ringing out for Christmas Day! Watch the video here…
When it comes to selecting a luxurious activity for your afternoon with friends or family, nothing could be finer that a bit of afternoon tea. Platters layered with delicious bites and treats with coffee, tea and even a glass of bubbly if you are feeling fancy – afternoon tea in Galway is truly an experience you’ll never forget! Discover our recommendations for an afternoon tea to remember in Galway right here..
The state-of-the-art Ahascragh Distillery has got Christmas all wrapped up thanks to their spectacular festive offerings. From award-winning spirits and luxury hampers to their new premium tasting tours, it’s safe to say that Christmas gifting is going to be easy this year. Discover all their fabulous gift guide ideas below and happy shopping!
Now that Christmas is finally around the corner, it’s time to dive headfirst into the festive season with a bit of reckless abandon. Christmas cheer never goes amiss, so we’ve put together a little Galway guide of the best spots to help you deck the halls and get into the swing of things. Discover how to prepare yourself for the 2023 festivities right here.
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