Galway City features great music, festivals, horse racing, pubs, restaurants, shops and theatres. The Aran Islands and Connemara are special places. Galway’s got beaches, soaring mountains, lovely villages, fabulous pubs.
Ireland's Pleasure Lake
Discover Lough Derg Counties Clare, Tipperary and Galway, Ireland
Lough Derg is an area of great charm, natural beauty and heritage.
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Hidden history from connemara
Glengowla Mines and Working Farm Experience Oughterard, Co. Galway, Ireland.
Glengowla Mines and working farm are steeped in history, old cuttings from well before the mine opened in 1850.
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Audiences Love It
Trad on the Prom Leisureland Theatre, Salthill, Co. Galway, Ireland
A truly remarkable experience suitable for all ages and nationalities, featuring music, dance and song.
Open May to Oct
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Passenger Ferry to the Aran Islands
Aran Island Ferries City Office, 37-39 Forster Street, Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland
The award-winning family run ferry company, offer daily sailings to each of the islands from Ros a Mhil Port, with an average sailing time of 40 minutes.
Open Daily Year Round
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Aran Islands, Co. Galway
Aran Islands Aran Islands, Co. Galway, Ireland
The Aran Islands offer visitors spectacular views and natural landscapes and are a great getaway destination.
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original 13th century battlements
Athenry Castle Athenry, Co. Galway, Ireland
The castle consists of a three storey tower with parts of the original enclosure wall still surviving today.
Open March to September
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Stunning coastline
Blue Flag Beaches of Donegal, Sligo, Mayo and Galway Counties Donegal, Sligo, Mayo and Galway, Ireland
The naturally stunning formations of the West's coastlines provides long stretches of golden sand and impressive sand dunes.
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A Galway Legend
Claddagh Jewellers, Galway 25 Mainguard Street, Galway, Ireland
Claddagh Jewellers are the makers of The Authentic Claddagh Ring whose origins date back over 300 years. Find out about the origins of the Claddagh Ring and the tradition behind it.
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Explore Clifden and Connemara
Clifden Clifden, Co. Galway, Ireland
Enjoy breathtaking mountain scenery and beautiful rugged coastline. Regarded as the capital of Connemara, Clifden is the ideal base for touring the region or engaging in an outdoor holiday.
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Scenic mountains and woodland
Connemara National Park Letterfrack, Co. Galway, Ireland
Much of the present Park lands formed part of the Kylemore Abbey Estate and the Letterfrack Industrial School, the remainder having been owned by private individuals.
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National Aquarium of Ireland
Galway Atlantaquaria The Promenade, Salthill, Galway City, Ireland
Take A Tour Of Galway Aquarium, or just enjoy at your leisure, talks throughout the day include ' Big Fish' feeding, Touch pool tours, fresh water fish feeding.
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Can you beat the clock?
Great Escape Rooms 27 Upper Abbeygate Street, Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland
Create memories you will treasure with your family and friends in an hour of excitement, challenge, fun, laughter and team work.
Open Daily Year Round
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Outdoor Activity centre
Killary Adventure Company Leenane, Co. Galway, Ireland
Killary Adventure Co have everything you need for a fantastic activity holiday in Ireland including over 20 of the most exciting adventure activities to choose from and a stunning location.
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Historic 1,000 acre Estate
Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden Kylemore, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
Nestled in the heart of Connemara, Kylemore offers history, romance, nature and spirituality - making it the perfect day out for all the family.
Open Daily Year Round
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Medieval Town on Lough Derg
Portumna Portumna, Co. Galway, Ireland
Portumna is a picturesque heritage town in the south-east of Co Galway, just west of where the River Shannon enters Lough Derg.
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an impressive semi-fortified house
Portumna Castle and Gardens Portumna, Co. Galway, Ireland
Built before 1618 by Richard de Burgo, 4th Earl of Clanricarde, the castle became the main seat of the de Burgo family for over 200 years
Open Mar to Oct
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THE SHEEP AND WOOLLEN INDUSTRY
The Sheep and Wool Centre Leenane, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
The Museum was founded in 1992 by Michael and Kathleen O'Toole, with a view to preserving and protecting the traditions and skills of the local sheep and woollen industry in Connemara
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Built by the O'Flahertys ca 1500
Aughnanure Castle Oughterard, Co. Galway, Ireland
Standing on what is virtually a rocky island, the castle is a particularly well-preserved example of an Irish tower house.
Open Mar to Oct
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Enjoy the magical Burren
Burren Nature Sanctuary & Café Cloonasee, Kinvara, Co. Galway, Ireland
Stroll through the hedgerow of native Irish trees lining the ancient green road or boreen. Explore the fairy village in the ancient ash and hazel woodlands.
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in the heart of the Connemara
Ionad Cultúrtha an Phiarsaigh, Connemara Ros Muc, Co. Galway, Ireland
The Visitor Centre houses a fascinating interactive exhibition dealing with Pearse's legacy, and exploring the things that drew Pearse to Connemara: the area's unique landscape and history.
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Special Discoveries in the West
Letterfrack Poetry Trail Letterfrack, Co. Galway, Ireland
The Letterfrack Poetry Trail consists of nine specially commissioned poems on plaques in various locations.
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Special Discoveries in the West
Monivea Monivea, Co. Galway, Ireland
Moderate 1.5km walking trail through Monivea woods on what was once the Ffrench estate.
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Special Discoveries in the West
New Village Walk Oughterard, Co. Galway, Ireland
Moderate 5km walking trail through forest plantations with amazing views of Lough Corrib.
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Tour the wild atlantic way
Wild Atlantic Way Day Tours Claregalway, Co. Galway, Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way Day Tours in co-operation with touring partners are dedicated to providing personalised day tours to all areas along the worlds longest defined coastal touring route.
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