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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 Theatre Festival celebrating 15th year in style

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Galway Theatre Festival (GTF) launched its 2024 programme in The Mick Lally Theatre as it celebrates its 15th festival. The much-loved Galway festival, which runs from May 3rd to May 11th, draws on the unique theatrical heritage of the West of Ireland and is dedicated to platforming and developing independent theatre and performance. The team is excited to showcase the vibrant creativity and culture of the City of Tribes through our programme of events. Discover what’s in store here…

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Boogie Nights: The Top Dance Floors in Galway

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As the city’s nightlife scene begins to heal, we feel that it is finally time to offer you a guide to our favourite dance floors in Galway. Bring along your friends and let your hair down on these dance floors, for what is certain to be an unforgettable night out in the City of Tribes. Check them out below!

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Club Nights on another level at Cuba Galway

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Heavy bass vibrates throughout Cuba as the dance floor masses grind, sway and dance as one in a vibrant wave of partygoers, all moving together in pursuit of the highs of a good time. ..discover all about the reopening of Galway’s coolest nightclub right here.

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This Is Galway’s Cúirt Top Picks

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This April, the 39th edition of Cúirt International Festival of Literature comes to Galway. The festival runs from the 23rd-28th of April and is jam packed with amazing talks and workshops. From fiction to poetry we are sure this amazing programme holds something for everyone to enjoy (check out the full programme here). Here at This is Galway we are excited for all the events but here are just some of our top picks for the International festival: 

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Hangover Cures to Get You Through the Day in Galway

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When a quiet pint turns into an evening of escapes and heavy drinking, you might wake up feeling a bit fragile. The colloquial term for this is ‘experiencing a hangover.’ Sometimes a night out in Galway is just too tempting to turn down! If you’ve woken up all out of sorts and are looking for ways to dilute the brain fog, and stop the head from pounding, check out this list of things that might heal a hangover. 

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Get to know Quay Street’s Newest Traditional Pub

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There’s a new-look, new-feel pub in town, and it’s about as Galway as you can get. That’s right, M. Fitzgerald’s is the newest bar in town where you can enjoy live music, fantastic food, and drink to beat the band, but it’s also one of the more traditional Irish spots with a dash of divilment.

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