5 Reasons why breakfast is the most important meal of the day

Poster: Amy Pyne If you heard it once you’ve heard it a thousand times… But it’s true; breakfast really is the most important meal of the day! While you sleep your body is fasting and that means by the time you wake up it’s time for you to refuel. Your body needs to be restocked…

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Our Top 10 Horror Films

Poster: Donal McNamara 1. THE SHINING (1980) Without a doubt my favourite and most inspirational horror film of all time. This eerie classic based on Stephen King’s novel is phenomenal, with a terrifying score, terrific set location and although what some consider a slightly over the top performance from Nicholson I find to be very…

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Our 5 Favourite Christy Moore Songs

Poster: Ciara Geraghty To celebrate Christy Moore’s imminent arrival on the shores of Galway Bay we decided we’d pick our favourite Christy Moore songs. 1. Lisdoonvarna You can’t actually pass a road sign in County Clare marked for Lisdoonvarna without starting to sing the extremely catchy chorus… It’s impossible! You’re singing it in your head…

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Our Top 5 Playgrounds in Galway

Poster: Cecilia Broomé Sullivan I could swear that if I asked my kids on any given day, at any given time, in any given weather, what they would like to do or where they would like to spend the day that the answer would always be the same: The Playground. As a parent I can…

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The Galway Races: What’s it all about?

Poster: Jamie Costello Suits and ties, hats and heels, fashion and fake tan, swarms of people, early mornings, late nights, lengthy queues, even lengthier waiting times in said queues for drinks, more barrels of Guinness than you can shake a stick at, BUT the best craic in the best little city in all of Ireland  …

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A Modern Take on a Traditional Show: Trad on the Prom

Poster: Jamie Costello Your traditional Irish “diddily aye” show with a few hearty jigs and good old Irish “Paddy Whackery” thrown in for good measure; everything Trad on the Prom is NOT! I recently attended Trad on the Prom which takes place along the beautiful Salthill Promenade in Galway Bay Hotel. The show celebrates Ireland’s…

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