Ireland 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.

 

STAY IN GALWAY AND SAVE

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If you’re thinking of a trip to Galway, these packages and special offers will take the stress out of planning and ensure you’re staycation is better than ever…

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‘BRING THE OPRHANS HOME’ WITH SCULPTURE

Mountbellew Heritage and Tourism Network have been asked by the Western Australia Irish Famine Commemoration Committee to “Bring the Orphan Girls Home” by erecting a twin of its amazing sculpture ‘Uaigneas’ in Mountbellew

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IRISH LANGUAGE NOMINATIONS CLOSING SOON

The closing date for Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh nominations, is Friday February 21 at 5.30pm. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the longest running award of its kind in Ireland!

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We Banjo 3: From Here to There and Back Again

We Banjo 3 are a folk band from Galway who fuse Bluegrass and Trad into their own high-energy, jaw-dropping blend of “Celtgrass”. After huge success abroad, the band return to Ireland to play a hometown show in Leisureland on Saturday, September 7th. We spoke to David Howley as they prepare for an appearance at Milwaukee Irish Fest. He told us more about the show, touring and being Galway 2020 ambassadors…

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