Topic: Family Time

The Connacht Hotel to Celebrate 50th Anniversary...

December 04, 2018

The Connacht Hotel, one of Galway’s longest established hotels, is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2019. Originally opened as the Galway Ryan Hotel in 1969 with almost 100 rooms, it was seen as a catalyst to the tourism industry in the city.

Mr Dermot Ryan, the Chairman of Ryan Tourist Holdings in 1969, is quoted as saying: “Our aim is to offer good food and first-class rooms with private bathroom suites at down to earth prices aiming at high occupancy spread over the whole year,” with the average price to stay in the hotel at that time just over a pound in old money.

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Give the Gift of Time this Christmas...

December 04, 2018

There is nothing better than the gift of time - and family time together is so important when day-to-day life and routine activities become so overwhelming. 

Make time well spent and plan some getaway breaks and adventures for 2019, to make the most of that special time together.  A Christmas Gift Voucher for the Connacht Hotel can be used towards any hotel break, family getaway or dining in the hotel. 

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A Special Guest arrives to add some Magic this Christmas

November 02, 2018

We are so excited about our new Christmas Video for the Connacht Hotel. A very special guest has arrived to add a touch of magic to Christmas here at the Connacht Hotel.

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The Connacht Hotel partner with Macnas

November 02, 2018

Macnas the award-winning internationally acclaimed spectacle theatre company from Galway, led by Artistic Director Noeline Kavanagh have teamed up with The Connacht Hospitality Group in support of The Macnas Young Ensemble.

Macnas are known across the globe for their large-scale interactive, immersive spectacle events for audiences, communities and festivals, with their shows involving up to 300 participants with audiences of 50,000 people in attendance.

We are delighted to sponsor Macnas here in Galway and this year we got the opportunity to be part of the Halloween Parade, 'Out of the Wild Sky', on Sunday 28th October through the streets of Galway City.

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Halloween Events for all the Family in Galway

September 09, 2018

If you are planning a Midterm Break with all the Family, we've put together a list of some of the family-friendly events taking place throughout Galway.  As proud sponsors of MACNAS -  YOUNG ENSEMBLE, the highlight for us has to be the annual Macnas Parade that takes to the streets on Sunday 28th October. Here's some of the highlights from last year to give you a taste of what is to come. 

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Family Events at Galway International Arts Festival 2018

July 09, 2018

We are delighted to be a Platinum Friend of the Festival once again for the upcoming Galway International Arts Festival.

If you are planning a trip to Galway for the Galway International Arts Festival, from 16th - 29th July 2018, there are numerous events suitable for young and old.

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11 Unusual Activities for Families to Enjoy in Galway

July 05, 2018

We’ve teamed up with MyKidsTime and asked them for their reccomendations for Things to Do in Galway for Families and they have come up with, not just a Top 10 but '11 Unusual Activities for Families to Enjoy in Galway'. 

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Our Top 10 Picks for Family Activities in Galway

May 03, 2018

Summer Holidays fly by, so let’s create some memories of days out and adventures with the family to last a lifetime. Family life is busy and demanding but just oh so rewarding when you get a chance to take a break and enjoy some quality family time together.
Reconnect and recharge those batteries with a summer break in Galway. We’ve got some great summer family packages with a wide choice of family rooms and self-catering apartments in Galway, along with onsite family dining, swimming pool and a well organised Kids-club – we’ve got your summer breaks covered!

We’ve asked our team here at the Connacht Hotel for their Top 10 Choices for Family Activities in Galway, to help you plan the Best Family Hotel Break in Ireland this summer:

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Week 10 2018

March 06, 2018

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Christmas Special

November 14, 2017

Lets be realistic we all know that Galway is one of the nest cities in the world to spend time in, but at Christmas it’s particularly special. Here at the Connacht Hospitality group we have come up with a list of our favourite things about Galway during the festive season.

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Week 31 2017

August 01, 2017

It’s finally here, the week we have all been waiting for, if you are going racing the best of luck, we hope you have a few wins.


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Week 23 2017

June 05, 2017

Here at The Connacht Hotel we are looking forward to the summer of 2017 as we launch our brand new Summer BBQ Menu. Head Chef Eddy Guragano and his team have created a mouth watering menu to delighted fans of outdoor dining.


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Week 22 2017

May 29, 2017

As we start into June and look forward to the summer ahead here is a quick look at whats happening this week in the Hotel and Galway


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Week 21 2017

May 24, 2017

As we race through May and look forward to the summer ahead here is a quick look at whats happening this week in the Hotel and Galway


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Week 17 2017

April 25, 2017

Food, football and philanthropy. There is something for everyone to participate in this week in Galway!


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Week 13- 2017

March 27, 2017

I can’t believe its almost the last week of March already, hopefully the weather is a bit better in April.


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Week 12- 2017

March 22, 2017

Welcome back from The Connacht. Read more to see how you can win tickets, taste the best gin in Ireland, and witness a rivalry match-up!


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Week 11- 2017

March 15, 2017

Happy Saint Patrick’s week everybody, we always love the feast of the partron Saint but especially when it falls on a Friday.


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Week 2 - 2017

January 16, 2017

Week 2 of The January Blues - we've got something to cheer you up...


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Week 1 - 2017

January 05, 2017

Happy new year guys, hope everybody had a great Christmas.


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Week 49

December 08, 2016

The festive season is in full swing this week at the hotel but our spirits were dampened by the news from Connacht Rugby this week...


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Week 47

November 22, 2016

As usual we have lots of meetings and events in the hotel this week. One that might be of particular interest to jobseekers is Goodman Medical.


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Week 44

November 01, 2016

Hey guys, hope you all had a lovely long weekend. Here at The Connacht Hotel we take pride on being one of Galways best family friendly hotels.


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Week 43

October 24, 2016

As October draws to a close, we look forward to the Halloween festivities that the season brings.


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Week 42

October 18, 2016

As we enter the third week of October it’s another busy one here in the Connacht Hotel.


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