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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.

 

LONER DELUXE: THE LOW-DOWN

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At This is Galway we are all about local, especially when it comes to music! So we are shining a spotlight on the incredibly talented and hard-working artists that make Galway’s streets and venues so vibrant. This time we are getting to know Loner Deluxe…

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A MAKESHIFT MARKETPLACE: BEST GALWAY CRAFTS

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Given the circumstances we’ve found ourselves in this year, craft fairs and flea markets have been put on pause, and leisurely browsing through shelves and stalls is no longer order of the day. For this reason, we’ve decided to gather some of our very favourite local craftspeople and independent producers to create something akin to a marketplace here at This is Galway. From artists and creatives to artisan food and drink producers, here’s who to support within our local community over the festive season…

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TURN BLACK FRIDAY GREEN BY SHOPPING LOCAL

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They say that every purchase is a vote for the kind of world you want to live in, so why not make every cent count by shopping local and supporting the community around you? On what would usually be a Black Friday driven by frenzied consumerism, with hoards of people grappling to secure a good deal, the Green Friday movement is encouraging people to spend the 27-29 November bolstering the businesses around them through positive reviews and making some online purchases.

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THE CONNACHT HOSPITALITY GROUP DEFYING THE ODDS

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2020 promised to be a record year for the tourism industry in Galway. Sadly, Covid-19 presented a significant threat not only to public health but also to the local hospitality sector. Despite all these challenges, one Galway company is determined to beat the odds!

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