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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.

 

DOG FRIENDLY DESTINATIONS IN GALWAY

Planning a trip to Galway and don’t want to leave your furry friend behind? Fear not, the city has an abundance of places that will welcome your four-legged pals with open arms. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to stay, eat or just hang out, here are the top spots to hit with your pooch.

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INSIDER’S GUIDE TO CONNEMARA

With a summer of staycations on the cards, a spin out to Connemara is on the top of everyone’s to-do list. In fact, a recent study by Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels UK and Ireland found that this well-loved tourist hotspot is thought of as one of the most picture perfect destinations for a holiday in the country! We can’t say we’re surprised.

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24 HOURS IN CONNEMARA

Summer 2020 is all about staycations! Weekends away, midweek breaks and nights spent travelling around the countryside are definitely on the cards for us all. To make things easier, we’ve put together some of the best spots to eat, drink, see and stay in Connemara – because you already know you’ll be stopping by gaeltacht region…

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12 PLACES TO GET THE PERFECT INSTAGRAM SHOT

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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THE HISTORY OF KYLEMORE ABBEY

When thinking of Galway’s many historical monuments, the idyllic grounds of Kylemore Abbey quickly come to mind. One of the country’s most adored tourist attractions

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Galentine’s Day Plans

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, loved up couples are preparing for fancy feasts, romantic strolls and to buy their loved ones anything that even remotely resembles a love heart.

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9 WINTER WALKS THAT WON’T DISAPPOINT

Despite red noses and numb fingers, there’s something special about having that crisp Winter air flowing through your lungs and Galway’s landscape definitely add to the appeal. Once that veil of frost has descended and the grass begins to glint in the light, it’s nothing short of enchanting.

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