November in Galway

Weather might be little bit colder, but Galway is still alive with music, events, sports and much, much more! So wrap up in extra layer, and make sure not to miss these killer events in November in Galway!

Tulca Festival of Visual Arts – 07th – 23rd November 2014

Get cultured at Tulca Festival of visual arts! Running since 2002, Tulca features dynamic and exciting work from national and international visual art practitioners. With loads of events, educational workshops, exhibitions in galleries and quirky spaces around Galway, Tulca festival is bound to be a visual feast and absolute must see for every art buff out there!




Rugby is in full swing with 2 awesome rugby matches!

Connacth Rugby takes on Zebre in Guinness Pro12 on 21st November and then Scarlets on 29th November! This is not to be missed for any rugby lover out there, so make sure to grab your bed in Barnacles Galway hostel before too late! As usual, 10% discount will apply for all fans with tickets, if booked ahead of time 🙂



Its hard to believe, but it is nearly Christmas time already!

Galway Christmas Market – 21st November – 22nd December 

Sample Christmas treats from all from around Europe including a Santa’s Grotto, a German bier keller, numerous gift and snack stalls and have fun in the big entertainment area.

Galway market


Galway City On Ice – 14th November 2014 – January 2015

Galway City On Ice brings Christmas Ice Skating on a real ice skating rink to Galway City for Christmas 2014. You can expect to see Galway’s Harbour area transformed into one of Ireland’s premier Christmas attractions with one massive 500m2 ice rink. Wooohooo!!!

ice skating

Ah Galway, you never disappoint! Make sure to book your bed in Barnacles Galway Hostel ! Best rates, best location, free breakfast, free internet, free hugs and loads of events through the week, including pasta nights, games nights and free music! See you soon!