Galway Off The Beaten Path

  • Cliffs of Moher
    Cliffs of Moher
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  • The coach at Ballyreen
    The coach at Ballyreen
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  • Poulnabrone Dolmen
    Poulnabrone Dolmen
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Galway

  • 1. In the City

    A rather strange thing has happened near the Spanish arch in Galway. A very smart and well made plaque has appeared on a wall proclaiming the founding of the GDR - the Galway Democratic Republic. I...

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  • 2. On the Coast

    Cleggan is a small fishing village nestling at the head of Cleggan Bay, on Connemara's Atlantic Coast. This village is the departure point for ferry services to the islands of Inishbofin and...

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  • 3. Inland

    The beautiful village of Leenane, snugly situated at the head of Killary Harbour, is often aptly described as the 'Gateway to Connemara'. The roads from Maam, Clifden, and Westport meet at this point....

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  • 4. Cliffs of Moher and Burren Tour

    Cliffs of Moher is not off the beaten path, but it is not in Galway, nor in County Galway. My intention had been to visit Cliffs of Moher independently on a day...

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  • 5. Carvery Lunch at Fitzpatrick's Bar in Doolin

    After visiting the Cliffs of Moher, the Healy Tours bus took us to Fitzpatrick's Bar in Doolin for lunch. When I first heard that we were stopping for lunch, I...

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  • 6. Visit the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre

    Near the Cliffs of Moher, there is a grass-roofed visitor centre set into the hillside. When I got off my tour bus, I paid 1 Euro for access to the centre which...

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  • 7. See the Cliffs of Moher

    The Cliffs of Moher are south of Galway along the coast in County Clare. I visited them on a half-day bus tour by Healy Tours that left Galway at 11:30 am and...

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  • 8. Galway's hinterland.

    Galway certainly is a great city but off the beaten track you can discover even more of Ireland. Bus Eireann although chronically poor in both pricing and...

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  • 9. For those who love a good walk

    The Blackrock - Silver Strand walk is an excellent way to get a little excercise and see great views at the same time.Being roughly 5 miles long, this path is...

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  • 10. Salthill

    I didn't wander out there, but I talked to a guy who was staying at the Eyre Square Hostel who said it's a nice place: Salthill. You need to take the bus out to...

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  • 11. Connemara is a region which is...

    Connemara is a region which is often described as the heartland of Irish culture. It is rich in tradition and is famous for it's warm hospitality. The area...

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  • 12. Always be prepared to hunt...

    Always be prepared to hunt leprechauns. Carry a bag with a large club and a rusty nail at the end of it. If you see a rainbow like this one, run don't walk, and...

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