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Cliffs of Moher Explorer
"Departing from Merchants Road Galway at 9am daily your fully trained local driver / guide will take you on a scenic journey south along the Wild Atlantic Way through the lunar-like landscape of the Burren and on to the Cliffs of Moher. Heading towards the Cliffs of Moher you will pass through the picturesque villages of Clarenbridge Kilcolgan Ballindereen
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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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Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey Day Trip from Galway
"Departing Merchant's Road Galway at 09:00 daily our tour travels west along the Coast of Galway Bay. We leave Galway city behind and head out through the Claddagh and Salthill areas of Galway before turning left and along the southern shore of Connemara. Our tour passes through the picturesque village Furbo Spiddal and Inverin before turning inland to cross the haunting Connemara landscape. The tour stops at the summer residence of Padraic Pearse leader of the 1916 rising. This restored cottage overlooks the breathtaking rural vistas of Rosmuc and is open to the public from April to September entry fee not included. Then we travel through the tranquil
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In the City Tips (11)

Visit an historic burial ground.

Forthill Cemetary is worth a visit for two main reasons.Firstly it commands good views over the port and Galway Bay, andSecondly, the historical background is facinating. The full story can be found...
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sourbugger
Jul 28, 2004

More like off the beaten track..

The picture shows the state of the disused railway to Tuam only a few miles from Galway.There is a big campaign on at the moment to re-open the line. Even better - it might be possible to use a steam...
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sourbugger
Sep 22, 2004

I don't know if this will last but,

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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sourbugger
Nov 24, 2008

Liam Mellows statue

At the top of Eyre square, by the taxi rank stands a statue to Liam Mellows. As one of the leaders of the 1916 uprising, he is most clearly remembered for leading an abortive attempt on the Royal...
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sourbugger
Sep 20, 2006

If you happen to be passing...

I can't stand tile shops. I get dragged around them by the ear by my wife. "Wouldn't that look nice in our bathroom ? " she says"Hallie Berry in a bath of custard would look good in my bathroom""You...
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sourbugger
Jul 19, 2007

He didn't do it from here

Some people in Galway will tell you that Christopher Columbus visited Galway in 1492. He had a last meal in a restaurant in the town (still there !), prayed for good fortune in the church and then...
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sourbugger
Sep 17, 2004

The Harvey Wall Banger Gang at The Oyster Festival

In the lobby of the hotel, the Oyster Ball had just gotten done in the main ball room and the place was swarming with Black Ties and ball gowns. The piano player was playing Elton John with great...
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LolaSanFrancisco
Jul 08, 2004

Tour Paul Doyle's luthier shop!

So I was lost in downtown Galway one day and came across a dim, skinny alleyway. "Gee," I thought brightly, "I think it's a good idea to wander down this alleyway by myself!"Well, it was. In the alley...
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avanutria
Oct 07, 2005

Spanish Arch

Historic area of Galway is a must for any visitor to Galway especially the nearby Spanish Parade house where the quirky mix of eccentric residents welcome all visitors with a traditional Irish welcome...
Jacksparrow
Sep 13, 2003

Umm... We went to a pub over...

Umm... We went to a pub over the Wolfe Tone brigde, I guess it was Monroe´s. There was a group dancers, 4 girls and a young boy, who were going to a world championship competition to Scotland. Anyway,...
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heli
Aug 26, 2002

you will find for yourself

Everything is so esthetic here, that even walking through the streets on the outskirts is worth.. You will enjoy the harmony of life in Ireland
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Astralka
Jun 11, 2003
 
 
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Poulnabrone Dolmen

We made a 15 minutes stop at Poulnabrone Dolmen, one of many Neolithic toms that can be found in the area. The tomb is more than 5000 years old and when it was excavated in 1986 the remains of 33...
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Aillwee Cave

There is a great scene in Father Ted where Ted and Dougal meet Victor Meldrew or the actor who plays Vicrtor Meldrew from One Foot in the Grave at these caves. Ted thinks it would be great to go up to...
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The Burren

Ballyvaughan is a village in the north western corner of the Burren. It is situated on the south shores of Galway Bay and lots of tourists pass here on their way to the Burren and Cliffs of Moher. We...
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O'Connors Pub

Doolin is one of the places most tourists are heading to and mostly it is for the famous music-pub of Gus O'Connor, that made this tiny village at the west-coast of Ireland world-famous. Gus...
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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

This fort is also located on the edge of a high cliff, it’s situated at the southern side of Inis Mór. The construcion consists of a extended part which was defended by a bended wall and a “chevaux de...
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