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.
They say a day at the beach is the best escape anyone can have (get it? b-e-a-c-h?), and we can’t help but agree. Whether it’s the feeling of sand underfoot or the seabreeze on your cheek, nothing compares to the sights, sounds and smells that fill up your senses when wandering along the shore.
Hundreds of swimmers and thousands of supporters have once again thronged the steps of Blackrock in Salthill to support the 30th annual Christmas Day Swim in aid of COPE Galway’s Services for people experiencing Homelessness, Domestic Abuse and services for Older People in Galway.
COPE Galway is calling on veteran sea swimmers, regular dippers, first-timers and all levels inbetween, to brave the cold Galway Bay sea on Christmas morning to raise vital funds for its services for people affected by homelessness, women and children experiencing domestic abuse, and older people in Galway.
Spending a night in the stylish Galway Bay Seaview Apartments in upper Salthill, I was seriously blown away. The area is surrounded by both up and coming bars and restaurants as well as the famous and thriving businesses that make Salthill a real must for all who visit Galway.
There’s a brand new addition to your summer weekends on the horizon as the inaugural Salthill Summer Sunday Market is set to open on May 12th.
When Kevin Nugent opened Mr Waffle in 2010, Galway’s food scene was in a very different place. As we all became mad for food, he wanted to try something new, putting a real focus on fresh food, with an in-house bakery to match — and so last year, Ground & Co in Salthill was born.
Galway Food Tours will go touring through Salthill on Wednesday 22 August with everything the food enthusiast could want! Poitín, craft beers, a little jazz and wine, Kombucha and coffee are just some of the refreshment highlights that you can expect…
If you’re travelling to Galway for the Ed Sheeran madness, make sure you’re in the thick of it and make your base in Salthill, right near Pearse Stadium!