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.
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 Inis Mór, Inis Meáin and Inis Oírr…
The largest of all three Aran Islands, Inis Mór’s long standing traditions have certainly withstood the test of time. Scattered across its 7,635 acres you’ll find ancient stone forts, monuments of Christian and Celtic mythological heritage and panoramic views second to none. If it’s an authentic Irish experience you’re after, a trip to the island of Inis Mór is as Irish as a pint of Guinness eating a bag of Tayto.
A series of free Healthy Ireland health and wellbeing days were delivered across Inis Oírr, Inis Mór, Inis Meáin, and Inishbofin islands over the past month, with great attendance from Islanders and involvement from the local schools.
Now in it’s 16th year, the annual Inis Iron Meáin 5km, 10km and 12km race is always a great day out. Here’s just 7 reasons you won’t want to miss this year’s event on March 9th.
A new extension to Coláiste Naomh Éinne, on Inis Mór has been nominated for the Mies Award 2019. The biannual prize is organised by the Fundació Mies van der Rohe and supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Commission.
This June, Ireland will host one of the six stops of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2017 at Poll Na Péist (Serpent’s Lair) on Inis Mór. The world’s elite male and female cliff divers will return for the third time to the rugged west coast of Ireland for a dramatic competition opener on the edge of Europe.