10 Best things about Christmas in Galway

Poster: Ciara Geraghty There’s just something about Christmas in Galway… I don’t know if it’s the character of the medieval streets decked out in lights or just the general atmosphere created by the people but there’s just something special about it. A few of us were chatting about the topic this week and came up with…

Continue Reading


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…

Continue Reading


7 Best Pubs in Galway for Trad Music

Poster: Ciara Geraghty Tiġ Ċóilí Where trad musicians go to hear trad music… It’s not a rare sight to see the likes of Frankie Gavin, Sharon Shannon, Martin Hayes, Mairtin O’Connor or Dessie or Johnny O’Halloran sitting in on one of the twice daily sessions – 6.30pm & 9.30pm (Mon-Fri) and 2.30pm & 8.30pm on Sunday’s….

Continue Reading

Galway International Arts Festival: Two of the most exciting weeks you’ll spend in one place!

Poster: Ciara Geraghty Galway. July. Only one thing really springs to mind – festivals! Wedged between the Galway Film Fleadh and the Galway Races are two of the most exciting weeks you’ll ever spend in one place. I’m talking about the Galway International Arts Festival – my favourite time of the year in Galway! During these…

Continue Reading