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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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More Transportation in Galway

Day trips to Connemara or to the Cliffs of Moher

If you don't have your own car and/or don't have much time in Ireland you can take day trips that leave Galway almost each morning.There are day trips to Connemara and to Cliffs of Moher + the...
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Diana_h
Nov 18, 2002

Cheap Bus Option

If you're on a budget and want to get to Galway from Dublin, you can get the City Link bus line which leaves from Supermacs fast food 'restaurant' from O'Connel St bridge. There are also direct buses...
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orlikins
Sep 18, 2002

Fly to Galway

Galway does have a small airport which services the Aran Islands and Dublin. You would be best advised to book a flight to Shannon airport and get a bus/hire a car to Galway (no train service between...
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orlikins
Sep 18, 2002

It is best to do Galway city by foot

If you are driving, park your car and walk. It really is the best way to see the city, and the city is very compact and easy to manage on foot. You can pick up a map at the tourist office on Forster...
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wadekorzan
Sep 04, 2002

by airplane

Wanna go by airplane to Galway? Have a look in the homepage of the Galway Airport:http://www.fly.to/galway/Further information:http://www.aerlingus.ie/Aer Lingushttp://www.aerarann.ie/Aer Arann
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Mandy23
Sep 03, 2002

by car

If you want to get around by car, these websites might be helpful:http://www.nci.ie/holiday/gal/car.htmCar Hire In Galwayhttp://www.rentacar-ireland.com/galway.htmCar...
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Mandy23
Sep 03, 2002
 
 
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The best way is to fly. Aer...

The best way is to fly. Aer Arran do several flights each say form Dublin to Galway. At the moment (Jan 2002) you can only fly to and from Dublin from Galway but there have been various schemes to get...
neilmcaliece
Aug 25, 2002

Flying, Ryanair is quite cheap...

Flying, Ryanair is quite cheap or you can catch a ferry.It was advisable to hire a car and after our trip we have decided that next time a four wheel drive would be more appropriate as we managed to...
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greebo
Aug 25, 2002

There are many bus lines From...

There are many bus lines From Dublin Airport and from Dublin City and al other big cities. The main station in Dublin is close to O'Connel bridge. There's also train service. Try the trip to the Aran...
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dankata
Aug 24, 2002

Train

The only train line from Galway goes to Dublin, which takes about 3-3.5 hours.To get to any other Irish town from Galway (apart from Dublin), you'll have to either hire a car or get a bus.
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orlikins
Sep 18, 2002

Top Hotels in Galway

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Quay Street, Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland
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Forster St, Eyre Square, Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland
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Bushypark, on the N59 to Clifden, Bushypark, Western Ireland, Ireland
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The Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland
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New Docks Rd, The Harbour, Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland
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Wellpark, Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland
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Top Things to Do in Galway

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City Walks - Walking Tours

I enjoyed the walk along the riverside to Spanish Arch and the Long Walk, then coming back through the lanes to the market and just picking up the odd thing to see here and there. A nice atmosphere...
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Burren

Strangely im from galway county and had never been to the Burren or the cliffs (or mabye i was when i was very small). I can really see how people are so impressed with the Burren and the Cliffs....
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River Corrib

The Corrib is only 6 km long so is the shortest river in Ireland. However, in volume it is second only to the Shannon so it's both a small and a large river. We parked out by The Black Box which...
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Festivals

Galway comes alive during the world famous Galway races. Its an experience for everyone - even if like me you've no interest in horses - its all about the incredible atmosphere that makes the whole of...
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Eyre Square

As previously mentioned, Eyre Square was chosen as the site for 14 colorful flags to be flown emblazoned with 14 surnames of early, prominent Galway families -- those names are: Athy, Blake, Bodkin,...
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Lynch's Castle

Located at the corner of Shop Street and Abbeygate Street, and just across from Eyre Square is the multi-story, solid-looking "Lynch Castle", built by the powerful and wealthy Lynch family, one of the...
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sourbugger

"A walk around Galway"
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BillNJ

"The Far West of Europe"
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lina112

"GALWAY"
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starship

"Galway ~ City of Tribes"
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Cruefan

"Galway.. City of Tribes"
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