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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.

 

24 HOURS IN GALWAY

Galway’s just not the same without all you wonderful tourists and visitors! Enhancing the city’s spirit and truly embracing our culture, heritage and traditions – we really have been missing you.

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MAKING YOUR WAY THROUGH THE LATIN QUARTER

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Whether it’s dinner and drinks, a trip around the shops or a bitta culture you’re after, The Latin Quarter is the epicentre of it all. Cobbled streets, kitschy boutiques, tasty treats – you name it, it’s got it, and with an abundance of medieval heritage monuments scattered about, you’ll see exactly why this is one of the busiest spots in the city.

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Explore Galway’s Castles

Castles are an essential part of the Irish landscape, and while Galway has fewer manor houses and castles than the east, we’ve still got a good few to show off.

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POST-PANDEMIC BUCKET LIST

With each passing day, we’re getting closer and closer to being able to dive head first into Galway and embrace the many wonderful things that make this county so extraordinary.

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GALWAY 2020 AT A GLANCE

With this new decade comes a great honour for county Galway as the title of European Capital of Culture becomes officially ours. Breathing new life into the West, Galway 2020 is a celebration of our islands, our beautiful county, our vibrant city, our language, our people, and the collective imagination of Galway.

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50 DAYS OUT IN GALWAY

Chances are you’ve already run out of ways to while away the hours over summer, boredom is slowly starting to trickle in and you’ve even contemplated watching reality television. We’ve decided to save you from the perils of monotony, handing you everything you need to fill the rest of the holidays with action packed adventures. Throw the swim suit, hiking boots, picnic blanket and umbrella into the bag, because who knows what kind of weather lies ahead!

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10 ways to spend a rainy day in Galway

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A rainy day in Galway is far from a surprise, it’s more of an everyday occurrence! The majority of Galwegians have built up a uniform of wellies, rain jackets and umbrellas, ready and waiting for their time to shine. But the question is; what to do if you don’t feel like getting drenched? Galway has a huge range of activities to keep you busy until the sun starts shining.

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Insider’s Guide to Galway #2

When in Galway, do as Galwegians do.

Every week, we here at This Is Galway go to the ends of the earth to bring you some savage ways to spend a day in Gaillimh. These insider tips will provide you with all the craic, ceol and convenience that will transform your trip from dreary to dreamy.

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Insider’s Guide to Galway #1

When in Galway, do as Galwegians do.

Every week, we here at This Is Galway go to the ends of the earth to bring you some savage ways to spend a day in Gaillimh. These insider tips will provide you with all the craic, ceol and convenience that will transform your trip from dreary to dreamy.

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