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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.

 

MAKING YOUR WAY THROUGH GALWAY’S WESTEND

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From the moment you step foot over the bridge into Galway’s Westend, you’ll feel the city’s bohemian soul fill up your senses. With a colourful history and a sea of award-winning bars and restaurants, this is an area that’s not often found on the tourist maps – but warrants a visit nonetheless.

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INSIDER’S GUIDE TO AUTUMN IN GALWAY

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Like it or not, Autumn is upon us! With leaves falling, the cool breeze making your ears tingle, everything that goes with the season is becoming more and more prominent. Instead of trying to hide from the magic, we say embrace it! Galway’s got all the antics that will have you feeling more Autumnal than a pumpkin spice latte. So, pull on a hat and get out and about…

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24 HOURS IN KINVARA

An escape to a charming seaport village might just be exactly what the doctor ordered. Whether you’re planning a rural getaway or you want to shake off the buzz of the city for a night, we’ve got the inside scoop on the very best spots to eat, drink, shop and sleep while you in Kinvara. Take a look and get planning…

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9 WEIRD AND WONDERFUL FACTS ABOUT GALWAY

While the beautiful county of Galway is known far and wide for its picturesque landscapes, medieval heritage and signature ceol agus craic, it’s the many weird and wonderful little things that truly make this place so special.

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THE STREETS OF GALWAY – MIDDLE STREET

For many’s the visitor, gallivanting through Galway largely consists of the main shopping, eating and drinking areas. We all know and love Shop Street, Eyre Square and the Latin Quarter, but what about the many avenues lying just off the beaten track?

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INSIDER GUIDE TO CLIFDEN – ESCAPE TO THE CAPITAL OF CONNEMARA

We all know that those big grey clouds are all too fond of us here in Galway, and we’ve made our peace with that. It’s places like Clifden that keep our spirits high, where regardless of whether it’s lashing rain or sweltering hot, it’s always a little ray of sunshine. The capital of Connemara offers idyllic views, authentic culture and all the amenities you could possibly need right at your fingertips.
When you’re heading out that direction, keep these spots in mind…

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A WEEKEND IN GALWAY ON A BUDGET

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You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg to experience the very best of what Galway’s got to offer! This summer is all about becoming reacquainted with Ireland and we can’t think of a better place to do just that than right here in the west. From dinner and drinks to coffee and cake, here are some top tips for a cheap and cheerful excursion to the city…

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INSIDER’S GUIDE TO TRAD IN GALWAY

Galway wouldn’t be Galway without its echoes of traditional Irish ceol. Take a walk down any street in the city and you’ll hear a diddly-idle tune floating through the air, sprinkling a sense of calm and comfort onto your soul.

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