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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.



September is often thought of as the month when the kids go back to school, the students go back to college and life returns back to normal after a hectic summer. We often forget that Earth, Wind & Fire made the month of September cool way back in the ‘70s, and that there’s always plenty of antics to get up to throughout the month. Whether it’s arts festivals, oyster festivals or walking festivals, there’s plenty to choose from…

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Ah August, a sure sign that summer’s almost dusht! Time really flies by when you’re having the ultimate craic, and suddenly the holidays are coming to an end and Autumn is on the horizon once again. Don’t you worry just yet, there’s plenty on shindigs in the pipeline to keep your spirits high. There’s never a dull moment here in Gaillimh…

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Galway Sounds: July

Hurrah! July is finally here. For Galway, July means festivals, partying and (hopefully) some nice weather! With all that’s going on, there is also a pile of fantastic music to enjoy. Check it out

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Galway Sounds: June

Galway Sounds is a monthly feature on our website that will promote local gigs by original, Irish musicians. All of these artists are creating something original and can put on a good show. Read on to find out what’s on in June…

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This weekend at Cúirt

Cúirt 2018 is in full swing and the city has been buzzing all week with leading Irish and international authors reading from their work and enthralling audiences at events all over the city.

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Galway Food Festival 2018: Family Fun

The 2018 Galway Food Festival is excited to announce an exciting selection of children’s events as part of this year’s lineup. Now in its 7th year, the West’s premiere food festival will take place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend

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Food On The Edge 2017 Concludes in Galway

The two-day international food symposium Food On The Edge concluded in Galway on Tuesday the 10th of October. More than 400 people attended on each day of Food On The Edge, dubbed the “Electric Picnic for chefs”

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