June 17, 2022
This summer in Galway is set to be a fantastic and fun-filled one with lots of entertainment and events lined up. With so much to see and do, there’s sure to be something for everyone!
April 27, 2022
Galway is alive with fantastic events as we enter the Summer season. Sports fans can keep busy throughout the month as the Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship hosts three matches. Fans of theatre will have a week to soak up all the phenomenal theatrical talent as the Galway Theatre Festival returns. Galwegians and visitors alike will never be short of entertainment as singers, comedians and poets alike fill the month up with fantastic shows, nobody will be short for choice!
March 29, 2022
Both Galway natives and visitors to the city will be kept busy throughout the month of April with the spectacular array of events happening within the city both Easter themed and not.
Whether you are looking for sport, music, theatre or even a bit of magic, Galway is filled with events to suit everyone this month.
March 14, 2022
Looking to visit Galway this Easter break? We’ve found some of the best family Easter break activities happening around Galway for you can take part in. Make this an Easter to remember
January 26, 2022
What's on in Galway this March? Galway is filled with events to suit everyone this month.
From St Patrick’s day celebrations & comedy shows to rugby matches, there’s something for everyone.
January 26, 2022
What's on in Galway this February? Planning your upcoming stay in Galway and wondering what’s happening around the city? We've got you covered.
Galway will be alive with events, there's something to suit everyone. From concerts, comedy shows, rugby matches to the international rally, there’s something for even the pickiest traveller.
The Connacht Cruiser is an ideal option for those looking for something special in Galway this summer.
April 20, 2021
After what feels like a lifetime of being confined to home and exploring our own 5km like an amateur David Attenborough the first holiday will certainly be one to remember. We have experienced a year like no other which has helped us to appreciate the important things in life like quality times with loves ones and creating memories to last a lifetime.
January 29, 2021
The Travel & Hospitality Award winners have been released and The Connacht Hotel is proud to announce that it has been awarded Family Friendly Hotel of the Year in the 2021 European Travel Awards programme.
While this year has been the toughest the travel industry has ever faced, the judges endeavoured to recognise those who deserve praise and to promote the hard work of tenacious travel businesses. Recipients of Travel & Hospitality awards in 2021 were scrupulously selected based on the aggregation of reviews from multiple third-party sources. Selected by a panel of experts who analyse submission material, review customer feedback and compare the facilities of each entrant.
September 03, 2020
Mid-Term Family Activities
If you're looking for a safe, fun place for wound-up children to get out of the house and burn off some energy, this midterm then we have the answer for you. Join us in The Connacht Hotel one of Galway’s most loved family friendly hotels. We have everything that you need for a family break away here in the hotel and Galway has lost to see and do this midterm where kids can belt around to their heart's content without breaking anything, and come home wiped out. If it's a soft day and you're looking for somewhere to shelter indoors with the kids, check this list of rainy day play options in Galway. Not all activities are suitable for all ages, so be sure to request something that fits your family when booking.
September 02, 2020
Apartments at The Connacht Hotel
As people continue to explore this beautiful country of our they are looking for new twists on accommodation options. Here at the Connacht Hotel we have a host of room types including our very popular Apartments which are ideal for corporate leisure or even students who are experiencing a very different academic term for the semester ahead.
September 01, 2020
Missed Moments in 2020? Claim them back...
That’s tough on those who celebrated special birthdays, anniversaries or family events this year. However here at the Connacht Hotel its not too late to celebrate those missed moments.
August 21, 2020
If one thing come’s out of Covid19 it is a new found appreciation for this stunning little island of ours.
Check out social media any day and you are inundated with the most amazing photos from all over the country, amazing cliffs, beautiful beaches and gorgeous greenery. It’s challenging not to be able to head off to the sun but an Irish staycation is much more than a consolation prize.
August 06, 2020
Galway is known as the City of the festivals and as the Galway Races have just complete their festival behind closed doors the Galway International Arts Festival have just announced a reimagined festival for the Autumn.
The team behind the arts festival are as creative as you’ll get so it was almost to be expected that somehow they would deliver and extraordinary ensemble of online and offline offerings to once again stun the culture vultures of the city.
June 09, 2020
If you are planning a Summer Staycation in Galway we've put together a list of some of the Top Things to Do this Summer in Galway
As Ireland slowly reopens to an uncertain future we can be assured of one thing that family and spending quality time with loved ones will never be taken for granted again. Over the past few months we had to depend on technology to stay in touch as we all yearned for the days when we can pack up and explore the Irish countryside.
April 10, 2018
We hope that you are enjoying your Easter Holidays if are lucky enough to be off. It’s a busy time here in the Connacht Hotel with lots of families enjoying the faciltiies here in the hotel. We had two very special guests here this week, Connacht Rugby kindly brought in the Six Nations trophy and the Triple Crown.
January 23, 2018
When it comes to booking hotel rooms, experienced travellers know that the best way to save money is by booking direct. Here at the Connacht Hotel, booking direct is always the way to go. Our January offer, gives you the option to book now for January and pay later with your saving of 15% on the best available rate.
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.
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.
July 25, 2017
Hey everyone! Hope you are all enjoying this beautiful weather. This is such an amazing Arts festival this year, the crowds are incredible again this time around.
July 18, 2017
Hey everyone! Hope you had a wonderful weekend, this is such an amazing time of the year in Galway. We are in peak festival season and the sun is shining, every now and again.
July 04, 2017
Happy July everybody, it's hard to believe how fast this year is going, no bigger sign of that than the fact that we are only four weeks away from the highlight of the Galway summer, the Galway Races. Speaking of which;
June 27, 2017
We are right in the middle of summer season now and its all go here in the Connacht Hotel.
June 20, 2017
Here at The Connacht Hotel we are looking forward to the summer of 2017 with events happening all around Ireland.
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.
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
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.
February 06, 2017
Week two of February and love is certainly in the air. With lots of sport headed our way there is so much going on at the hotel...
January 18, 2017
Welcome to the Connacht Hotel blog, we have survived Blue Monday and are looking forward to anther busy week here in the hotel
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...
November 30, 2016
Sleighbells ring - are ya listenin' - in the air, snow is glistenin'....