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Twelve pubs of Christmas Galway

Did you do 12 pubs of Temple Bar and need another challenge? Are you in Galway and  want to enjoy this time treasured Irish tradition? Well, we have a list of cool pubs for you to try as a 12 Pubs of Christmas Galway Challenge. Don’t forget,  you need to come up with different rules […]

Surfing in Sligo. The Wild Atlantic Way

Galway activities on water

If you haven’t quite had enough of a great night life, exciting scenery, cliffs, national parks and like, try some of Galway activities on water! There is plenty to choose from – kayaking, windsurfing, surfing, stand up paddleboarding and┬ádiving are all here to pick from! Ask our receptionists about recommended activities and enjoy your time […]

Best pubs to see Traditional Irish Music in Dublin or Galway

Traditional music is one of the most exciting and rich elements of Irish culture. It is really not old-men game as you may think. It’s exciting, ever-evolving, embraced by modern musicians who added pop, rock, dance and electronic components, experimented with new rhythms and generally had lots of fun. Today, a new wave of acts […]