Blackrock Archives - This is Galway

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.



Is your Instagram feed largely made up of well-lit selfies and avocado toast? Peace signs and puppy pictures? If you fancy spicing up the monotony, pay Galway’s enchanting landscapes a visit – they’re the perfect backdrop for any photograph.

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COPE Galway 28th Annual Christmas Day Swim

Huge crowds turned out for this year’s Christmas Day Swim at Blackrock, Salthill, in aid of COPE Galway’s Services for people experiencing Homelessness, Domestic Violence and services for Older People in Galway.

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Boats needed for Galway Bay Swim

The Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim in aid of Cancer Care West will take place on Saturday, 23rd July.  Now in its 11th year and with 75 swimmers taking part this year

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