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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.



You could sit at home and binge watch all the latest crazes while downing cheap wine and babybel, but lockdown is finally over and Galway has reopened so why not head out and explore all the fantastic locations around Galway that offer delicious wine and cheese options.

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Hangover Cures to Heal Your Head in Galway

And… you’ve done it again. You said just one and now the head is pounding and you passed out fully clothed – it’s time to leave the cans and take care of that headache. We’ve all been there, so try out some of our advice in this ultimate guide to curing your hangover. If you want to know where you can go and what to do when your head is pounding and you’re struggling to form coherent thoughts, just keep on reading…

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While Galway is known far and wide for its cultural appeal, our ever-evolving food scene certainly draws a crowd. A melting pot of international flavours and influences, there are certain dining experiences that just cannot be missed.

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A successful date night is made up of three things; dessert, wine and shifting. While we can’t guarantee you a smooch, we can give you the building blocks to get there. Whether it’s a Tinder date or you’re just trying to impress, Galway’s got the cosy corners and candle-lit tables that are perfect for setting the mood.

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11 of Galway’s Best Kept Foodie Secrets

Galway may be famous for it’s fantastic traditional pubs and the many wonderful restaurants that line Shop Street, High Street and Quay Street, we think it’s high time we started shouting about some of the fantastic foodie spots nestled away on side streets and strewn across county towns that do such a great job keeping us all well fed and cosy through the autumn months.

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Serious Student Spots: Food & Drink

September is here and the students are back with a bang, filling the city with a buzz like no other and making sure no pint goes to waste. Whether you’re settling back into another year of college, or you’re making the big move away from home, Galway is always here to welcome you with open arms. In between downing cans, shifting beures and studying (optional), there’s plenty of places to eat and drink outside of your college campus that won’t leave you indebted to your mammy. 

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