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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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Independent Cliffs of Moher Half Day Trip from Galway
"Depart from the Galway Coach Station at 12pm on Saturday or Sunday. This direct coach service will bring you straight down to the Cliffs of Moher Ireland's most visited attraction! You'll spend 2 full hours exploring the Cliffs of Moher independently. Feel a moment of magic when standing atop these 700 ft. high seaside cliffs. Stroll along the walking paths to view the cliffs from each of the look you may be able to see the Aran Islands!) Admission to the Cliffs of Moher and interactive visitor center are included in independent tour so be sure to stop in to the building along the hillside to experience a virtual reality cliff-face adventure! You'll return back to Galway city approximately 5pm.""""The Cliffs of Moher Express service is a non-guided shuttle service from Galway direct to the Cliffs of Moher. Spend 2 full hours exploring on your own. Departing Galway at 12pm this service is ideal for those looking for an independant adventure. Admission to the Cliffs and the eco- friendly visitor center are included in your ticket!"
From EUR20.00
 
"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
From EUR25.00

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Long Distance Travel

We used Galway Shuttle to pick us up at Shannon airport and take us to Galway, the online process reservation was straightforward. Driver watched our flight time arrival and met us in arrivals,...
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Getting in from Shannon airport

The cheapest flights are often into Shannon Airport. By bus (Bus Eiraan), there is a bus about every hour which takes just over two hours. You normally have to change at Ennis. The Bus that currently...
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Ceannt Station

Ceannt Station is the railway station in Galway City. It is located on the south-western corner of Eyre Square. The station opened on 1 August 1851. On 10 April 1966, it was named Ceannt Station in...
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Coach Station

I took Bus Eireann Service 64 from Letterkenny to Galway. The bus did not stop at Coach Station. Instead, the bus left us off at a bus bay outside of Ceannt Station (Galway Train Station) near Eyre...
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Walking in Galway

Traffic in the city ranges from heavy to gridlock, depending on the time of day. Unless the weather is really bad, or you are unable to walk, your feet are the best way around Galway. We stayed in a...
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Beware Enterprise RentaCar

After taking a bus into the city, we rented a car in order to head into Connemara (which I recommend). We went with our American sensibilities and booked with Enterprise (which I don't recommend....
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Galway airport.

Galway airport is fairly tiny, served by Aer Arann only (as far as I know). There's a good cafe there, and that's about it. At least it means you get your baggage quickly. It's fairly near to the...
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Using Ryanair to Galway (well Shannon)

You cannot fly to Galway on Ryanair but fares are often very cheap to Shannon (just over 2 hours away by bus - see other tip)Ryanair Shannon flights come in from Paris, Brussels and Frankfurt (Hahn)...
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Seeing the countryside

Although I took my own car all the way from 'sunny Sussex' to Galway it is possible that others are going to get to Galway by air or by a combination of public transport. To see some of the beautiful...
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Getting to Galway from Dublin

If you are in Dublin and would like to go to Galway it's very easy. All you need to do is go to the bus station, buy round-trip ticket for 13 euros and be prepared for a couple hours on the road. FYI:...
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Parking garages

When you arrive here, make your way to the docks. The 2 streets alongside have 2 or 3 multi-level parking garages. I think it was less than 20euro to park overnite and for several hours. Once you're...
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Avoiding the traffic jams

As I've said on my intro page -- Galway has a serious traffic congestion problem.Part of the problem is the absence of a real relief road and the natural barrier of Corrib Lough and River forcing all...
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Biking

The best way to see Galway is to get the larges t scale map you can get your hands on, equip yourself with a bike and explore!!!People at local hostels are always looking for cycling companions - so...
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not a traffic sign

I dont remember whether I took this picture in Scotland or Ireland, bec. it is the same situation with the sheep. I suspect they are trained to do this, to stop the cars of tourists and they dont move...
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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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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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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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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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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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Galway Cathedral

The actual name of the Galway Cathedral is Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St. Nicholas. That's a bit long so most people just call it the Galway Cathedral. It is not an ancient...
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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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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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"Galway.. City of Tribes"
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