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.
Regarded as one of the most unique castles in Ireland, Galway’s Aughnanure Castle is one of over 200 fortified tower houses built by the most powerful families in Ireland centuries ago. Becoming home to the O’Flaherty clan in the 1500s, you’ll find this castle just about two miles outside of Oughterard at the gateway to Connemara.
Despite red noses and numb fingers, there’s something special about having that crisp Winter air flowing through your lungs and Galway’s landscape definitely add to the appeal. Once that veil of frost has descended and the grass begins to glint in the light, it’s nothing short of enchanting.
More than ever, we’re all about promoting the support of local businesses, especially this festive season – however, it can be easy to forget that it’s not just Galway City, but Galway County that’s teaming with local gems that are more than ideal to fill a stocking or two…