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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
From EUR25.00
 
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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Be Careful Not to Fall Over the Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher are massive -- and, in the event of a fall, death is almost certain. Indeed, there are a number of deaths each year after a visitor falls off the edge of one of the cliffs. To...
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Be Careful Not to Fall Into the River Corrib

The River Corrib is a very fast-flowing river, and drowning deaths occasionally occur. Along the paths near the river, there are life preservers in case of an emergency. Visitors to Galway should be...
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No free parking in Galway !

I thought I had found the perfect parking spot in Galway. There's this little tri-angle at Wood's Quay where there are about 50 parking spaces ,essentialy, in between three streets. All around are...
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Water

I felt terrible for those who i know in Galway. When I visited in May of 2007, you could not injest the tap water. There was a parasite residing in it for which the local government is apparently to...
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galway gangsters

basically galway is a perfectly safe city, nothing bad has ever happened to me here but all the same if for some reason you find yourself in one of the housing estates in the outskirts, keep your head...
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For Those Who Came In Late...

Bars and restaurants all close at eleven o'clock in Galway. That is to say, they stop letting people in at that time. Ciara and I ended up at a fast-food joint that made McDonald's look like the Ritz....
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The Weather

Galway can be very wet and windy as I found out. Not surprising really as it is on the West coast and gets the full force of Atlantic weather systems sweeping in.Still the potential of ashower of rain...
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'Smile or yer face 'ill crack love'

Please be aware that normally cheerful Estonians can been seen standing around the streets looking miserable.This may have something to do with the recent arrival of their parents I am told.It is...
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Pedestrians, watch out for the roundabouts

For those who are not used to the roundabout, it can get pretty hairy at times when you are not even sure if it is safe to cross. There is one particular roundabout I'm referring to - Headford Road,...
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There are many castles and...

There are many castles and ruins dotted around the Burren, however not all are accessible due to many are on private land and the farmers do not like the public trespassing on their land due to...
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The roads. Ireland only has...

The roads. Ireland only has small roads, some not much more than country lanes, however the local population are completely mad when placed behind a wheel of a car and drive like maniacs. Believe me...
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The limestone pavement on the...

The limestone pavement on the Burren. Many people who visit Dolmans or Portal Tomes like to build mini Dolmans/Tombs on the limestone pavement, this is illegal and many schoolchildren spend their time...
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Airports - In the airports you...

Airports - In the airports you will see many tacky irish goods, please do not be tempted to try one on, you will look silly. Aragina just had to try one on and completely ruined any street cred she...
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Driving in Galway can be...

Driving in Galway can be tricky. A lot of 'one-way' streets everywhere. Stopped our car in the city centre, and from there tried to find out exactly where we was on a small map. Not that easy, but...
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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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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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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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"A walk around Galway"
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"The Far West of Europe"
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"GALWAY"
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"Galway.. City of Tribes"
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"Galway ~ City of Tribes"
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