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  • 1. City walks and Towns worth visiting

    I recently spent a week-end in Galway with my partner. We took the train from Dublin to Galway. We stayed at Lynfield Guesthouse in College Road. It was just a two to three minute walk from the train...

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  • 2. Leisure activities

    Plan to Picnic for one meal every day. Visit a local market or small grocery store and "take-away" sandwiches, cold meats, veggies, fruits, yoghurt, cheeses, pickles, wines, and find a spot for lunch...

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  • 3. Music, Dancing, Ceol agus Craic

    I walked down Shop Street which as usual was full of buskers. There was one that made me smile: He was standing on a litter box singing "My lovely horse" (Famous from the Father Ted Eurovision...

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  • 4. Island hopping, Irish style

    These three islands lie across the mouth of Galway Bay, about 30 miles out to sea. The Aran Islands consist of Inishmaan, Inisheer and the largest, Inishmore, which is about 8 miles long and 2 miles...

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  • 5. Mountains, Woods and Bogs

    TAKE A TRIP TO CONNEMARA-WEST OF GALWAY.VERY SCENIC AND VERY BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES, BEACHES AND RESTAURANTS.ALSO, DO NOT MISS A TRIP TO THE 'ARAN ISLANDS' OFF THE GALWAY COAST- A WORLD APART! I WOULD...

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  • 6. Rivers and Fishing

    My husband is an avid flyfisherman. He was fishing from our B&B host's garden here, the Waterfall Lodge, Oughteread. The rich black peat waters of the river as it approaches Lough Corrib bring fresh...

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  • 7. Pubs and Inns

    ...there are loads of them!! Galway isn't a place which is full of tourists because of sights - it's full because of the pubs and the atmosphere basically! The nicest one seems to be the Quays, very...

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  • 8. Architectural and Ecclesiastical landmarks

    History does not clearly indicate whether the arch that still stands here is part of the medieval city wall. It is believed that the arch may well be an extension built in 1584. It was utilised as a...

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  • 9. Interesting roundabouts

    Galway people are sometimes called 'The tribesmen' as from the period of roughly 1459-1650 fourteen anglo-norman families ran the city it a style similar to...

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  • 10. Sqareyes Entertainment Centre

    Near my hotel (Park House Hotel) on Forster Street, there is an entertainment centre named Squareyes. Inside, I accessed the internet on one of the...

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  • 11. Redbreast 12 Year Old Pure Pot Still Irish Whiskey

    The most common Irish whiskeys are made by Jameson, Bushmills, and Tullamore Dew. If you want to try something a little different, I recommend Redbreast 12 Year...

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  • 12. Healy Tours

    At the Discover Ireland Centre, I purchased a ticket for a half-day bus tour of the Cliffs of Moher with Healy Tours. The tour started at Galway's Coach Station...

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  • 13. The home of 'Angel'

    I'm not exactly a Buffy the vampire slayer sort of a guy, but I do know that the spin-off series 'Angel' is a popular one amongst people whom like that sort of...

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  • 14. Galway Arts Festival

    Lots of street theatre, magic, fireeaters, performances. Waht else can I say? Two weeks of culture in one of Ireland smost heritage rich cities. The last two...

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  • 15. Heavy money 2001

    These guys put too many coins in their container and had forgotten that there are a few steps in front of the bank they wanted to bring the container into at...

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  • 16. Street Entertainers are Hilarious

    Walking around Galway, we saw many street performers. Some were better than others of course, but a couple of them were hilarious. There was one troup, with one...

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  • 17. Enjoy the Canal

    One of my favorite things to do during my stay in Galway was to sit with a coffee and my journal next to the canal. This spot is perfect for relaxing,...

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  • 18. The Oldest Building in Galway

    On Shop Street, which is pedestrianised, you will find this building. According to the palque that was on it, it was buit in the 16th century and is the last...

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  • 19. Summer festivals

    During the summer there is always some kind of festival going on in Galway. Of course this has the knock-on effect of there being absolutely NO accomodation...

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  • 20. You must stay awhile! Galway...

    You must stay awhile! Galway is a city to explore...don't just drive through. Much has changed since I first visited in the 70's so I don't have a specific stop...

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  • 21. I will have more information...

    I will have more information after I locate my travel journal for specifics. Easy walking city and friendly people. Variety of restaurants.

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  • 22. kelta's General Tip

    being with james....Spending the summer in Galway with himself... really looking forward to it. Here's a photo of us with Galway Bay in the background...

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