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Visit Galway city

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From the Wild Atlantic Way to the most beautiful beaches in Ireland and from Connemara to the vibrant life of Galway City, you will find all you need for the perfect getaway right here.

Traditional Irish music is an integral part of many pubs in Galway. The Irish music scene in Galway City is one of the best in Ireland with skilled musicians playing in a host of venues across the City.
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Where to stay

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The Hardiman


An Iconic Galway Landmark With An Intriguing History.
Standing proudly on the famous Eyre Square since 1852, The Hardiman Hotel offers generous hospitality with a familiar, easy charm that makes guests feel right at home.
The Hardiman is a flawless combination of Victorian grace and opulent luxury. Located right in the heart of Galway City, just a one-minute walk from the main transport hubs. Whether you are joining us for pleasure, or are here on business, the beating heart of our city is right on your doorstep.

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+353 91564041

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The Galmont Hotel & Spa


The Galmont Hotel & Spa is the perfect choice when looking for hotels in Galway.

Make it a trip to remember and enjoy spacious bedrooms, restaurants and bars, including atmospheric dining spot Coopers, Marinas restaurant and stunning outdoor terrace with views of Lough Atalia, Galway and beyond.

If you need to relax, Spirit One Spa is the perfect place to wind down or swim in the heated 18m pool. There is also a sauna, jacuzzi, outdoor hot tub and state-of-the-art gym facilities.

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My home Carron Cottage is a beautiful modern country style dormer property in the quite neighbourhood of Portacarron and perfectly located within minutes walk of Lough Corrib renowned for its world famous Trout and Salmon fishing. Ideally situated less than 3 km from the picturesque village of Oughterard internationally known as the ‘Gateway to Connemara’ one of Irelands greatest scenic destinations and only 30 minutes drive from Galway city makes this the perfect choice for guests wishing to explore the region.

Two beautiful en-suite bedrooms are available each having their own listing.
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Where to eat

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Close to Shop Street and most central attractions in Galway, Kirwan’s Lane is the ideal restaurant for a casual lunch or dinner, or a special celebration. Offering modern Irish food prepared with quality fresh local produce. Specialising in seasonal seafood, but also plenty of choice, from meat to vegetarian dishes. (Closed Sundays)
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Oscars is a perfect bistro to enjoy a selection of real local foods in particular the seafood freshly caught off the coast of Galway and sourced from local fishermen and the best of Galway’s fishmongers.  (Closed Sundays)
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One of Galway’s most enduring restaurants, housed in one of the city’s most iconic restaurant spaces, Ard Bia has always placed as much emphasis on community experiences and aesthetic stimulation as on serving great food in a fun environment for over two decades. (Closed Mondays)
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A family run seafood business located in Galway’s West End serving up the best fish and chips in town! (Closed Mondays)
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Authentic Irish Gastropub offering delightful food, wines, cocktails and craft beers with exceptional service in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Focused on no-nonsense food with a mix of old school classics and bold innovative dishes.
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Priding themselves by serving you best of all dishes from intersection between Asia, Europe and Africa. (Closed Mondays)

live music

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O’Connor’s Famous Pub

Famous for its hospitality & live music. O'Connors is Ireland's original singing pub and a must for all visitors to Galway.  Located in Salthill village and opens daily @ 7.30pm
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Tigh Coili

Located right in the City Centre. Irish music sessions 7 nights a week at this family run pub. Popular with tourists and locals alike. Sessions at 6.30pm and 9.30pm.
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Also right in the City Centre. Home to Irish ballads and folk music as well as Trad sessions daily in the early evening and again after 9pm.
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The Crane

For many the home of Irish Music in Galway City. Two floors of music to choose from.
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The Quays

Irish music can be heard several nights a week as well as live bands.
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Monroes Tavern

Monroes Tavern is a historic family-owned bar and music venue located in the Westend of Galway City.

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