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Cliffs of Moher Private Tour from Killarney
"The Cliffs of Moher are Ireland’s most visited natural attraction with a magical vista that will capture your heart and live in your memory forever. Standing 214m (702 feet) at their highest point they stretch for 8 kilometres (5 miles) along the Atla we will start the Cliffs of Mohar tour from Killarney. On route we will visit Bunratty Castle which is a must on the itinerary and is your chance to experience a window into Ireland’s history. You can explore the castle and the 19th century Bunratty Folk tapestries and works of art which capture the mood of those times.  You can explore at your own leisure and marvel at the fixtures and fittings. At night time the castle is the impressive setting for the medieval castle banquets which are held year round. During our visit to Bunratty Castle we will also visit the Folk Park. Here you will enjoy the sights sounds
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"Cliffs of Moher and Burren Day Trip Including Dunguaire Castle
"Cliffs of Moher and Burren Day Trip Including Dunguaire Castle Aillwee Cave and Doolin from Galway""Your journey to the Cliffs of Moher from Galway will bring you through the exposed windswept landscapes of the Burren. Listen to your expert guide share the history and some interesting facts about this Western seaboard of Ireland. Exit the coach to explore the unique limestone terrain jagged coastline and rare flora. Travelling South from Galway you will visit the Dunguaire Castle an iconic 1520’s castle with a 75 foot tower. This picturesque castle is seated along the Galway Bay in Kinvarra. You’ll spend 15-20 minutes at this photo opportunity.Your tour will then continue to the Aillwee Cave
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Connemara Day Trip Including Leenane Village and Kylemore Abbey from Galway
"Your full day guided tour departs from Galway you will then make your way to Connemara. A region which is famed for it’s natural beauty and landscapes. Listen to your expert driver/guide share there knowledge and the history of Connemara on your drive through the countryside. Climb off the c starring Richard Harris and John Hurt) and most recently Marley & Me (Starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston).On your day trip you will be visiting Leenane Village this is a small mountain-side town which is full of Irish charm. This village was used for the setting for the film ‘The Field’ starring Richard Harris and John Hurt. Your next stop will be in Killary Fjord this is Ireland’s only fjord which serves as the natural border between the counties of Galway and Mayo.Your tour will then move onto Kylemore Abbey which is situated on a lake in the midst of the mountains. This abbey was originally built in the 19th century by Mitchell Henry as a gift to his wife
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Pubs with Music other than Trad: The Kings Head

One of Galway's oldest pubs, well known for its lunchtime theatre and nightly live music gigs. A Sunday morning jazz session (12:30) goes down well with both visitors and locals alike. The flagstone flooring and large open fireplaces contribute to the warm relaxed atmosphere. The pub was renovated in 1996, greatly expanding its size, but still retains its former character.

You can not leave Galway without have a drink and listen live music on kings head.

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Dec 14, 2005

Monroe's: Large, Modern Bar

The two singers I heard here both played a few trad ballads, but most of the music was acoustic rock. The crowd was friend, mostly local and a nice mix of ages and the bar itself had a nice, atmosphere. People seem to come here for the pizza, and it looked and smelled really good. I had come for the music, and was not disappointed either.

Dress Code None

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Dec 08, 2004

The Kings Head: one pub

galway seemed to be a college town. this may be why it was so appealing to me. people my age, all in the pubs, drinking, listening to music, having a good time.

the kings head was two stories, you could try to get to the stage, or you could say whatever, and stand above the stage... i'm more of a distance kinda girl. i like to observe. i like to sit back. the kings head was good for people watching, and seeing the stupid things people do. i loved it for the live music, but this definitely was "the place to be" if you were a college student. it was little overwhelming for me, but i still was not much into the bar scene (as i was only 20). i'm not a pushy person either, so if you want to get in the good spots, you or someone else needs to be a little more assertive than me :)

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Dec 17, 2006

King's Head Pub: A typical Galway Pub

Located on the pedestriane street called "High Street". There is music every night, 7 days a week, and Sunday mornings they do a jazz session. Deli lunch is available and big sporting events are show on big screen TV's. The building itself has lots of character and is probably THE place to go if you only go to one pub in Galway.

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Sep 04, 2002
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The Cellar Bar: ROCK!

If you don't want to hear any more Irish music and would like to sit in an empty comfortable bar instead of standing in a smoky crowded pub go here. There's live music here as well but it ROCKS!

Upstairs there's food available. When I recently wanted to go in just for a drink I had to go out again immediately because I can't stand the smell of vinegar. And this smelled like a whole bottle under my nose unfortunately ;)

Jul 28, 2005

Kings Head, est 1649: Part, party, party!!!

Three of us went for drinks one night - it was packed! The inside is a magnificent medieval experience - cobble floors, stone walls. They do have a menu, but I beleive they stop selling food after 2 pm. I'm a big history buff, so I went for the experience!

Mar 10, 2005

Quays: Quays

Live music venue upstairs from the main Quays bar.
Very big pub styled on an old church, they even have a large pipe organ (decorative) onthe back wall of the stage - pretty impressive.
They also have lots of decent bands playing here - some of them aren't so good though, depands what music you like.

Dress Code Anything, but wear shoes, no sports shoes.

Aug 25, 2002
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Poulnabrone Dolmen

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Aillwee Cave

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The Burren

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O'Connors Pub

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Cliffs of Moher

Cliffs of Moher is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Ireland and it is easy to understand why. It is a spectacular sight to see the high steep cliffs above the Atlantic Ocean. At the highest...
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Dun Dúbhchathair

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