Galway Local Customs

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  • 1. Smoking.

    Basically, you can't smoke in any 'workplace'. So that includes pubs, cafes and restaurants. Some pubs have set up smoking areas outside, and you can smoke at cafe tables on the pavement. I liked the...

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  • 2. Smirting & The Smoking Ban

    Smirting is a combination of the words smoking + flirting, geddit? It started when people had to go out for a ciggie after the ban was enforced, and got...

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  • 3. An example of local humour...

    Would you have been caught out by this story that follows ? If it had been published on April 1st it would not have raised an eyebrow...but this story was taken...

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  • 4. Sourbugger's tale of condoms...

    The Roman Catholic church is still a very powerfull force among the lives of many Galwagians. i write this tip today on Ash Wednesday, and walking down Shop...

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  • 5. Galway hookers...

    On our first afternoon in Galway, whilst walking through some of the quaint city streets, my girlfriend asked where we would find Galway hookers...At first I...

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  • 6. Saturday morning market

    We stumbled on this as we did some "normal" shopping. All kinds of stalls from organic veggies to celtic silver jewellry. Indeed my other half got a nice...

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  • 7. Pick up girls in friendly Ireland.

    The irish are very open, so here some tips to pick up girls.- be careful for the lonely shaven head lads sitting at the bar looking grumpy, they don't like to...

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  • 8. Galway bay in song

    The traditional song of 'Galway Bay' has been sung in Irish, and in English - perhaps most famously by Bing Crosby. Many people find it an intensely moving and...

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  • 9. spotted roads

    What I noticed at once and observed it as a funny thing, were the chewing gums on the pavements everywhere in the centre of the town. First I thought it is a...

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  • 10. Claddagh Rings

    The Claddagh is probably our best known custom and also the one that is still practiced today. A large percentage of galway and irish people wear thesen rings...

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  • 11. Tribal Dance

    Galway City is also known as City of the Tribes' - now gather round for a little history lesson, boys and girls. There were about 14 'Tribes' who settled in...

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  • 12. Make a bet

    Bookmaking is legal in Ireland and we found bookmaking places everywhere. You can bet of football, hurling, GAA games, and horses, dogs.

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  • 13. Galway Arts Festival

    The Galway Arts Festival happens every year in July. You can see a lot of artists in the streets performing different arts.

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