The Connacht Hotel


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


2017 marks the 114th anniversary of the Galway St. Patrick's Day Parade and you can expect a wonderful spectacle of all things Irish, particularly in this centenary of the Irish Republic. The Parade will start at 11.30am and finish at approximately 1.00pm. St Patrick's Festival Galway is a platform to showcase local artists and community groups. It aims to celebrate the cities diverse culture and talent through an inclusive programme of events. They aim to create a carnival atmousphere that the whole city can be part of and they do.
This year's parade highlights include Galway Arts Centre, Colours Street Theatre, An Taibhdhearc Theatre and Galway Theatre Festival with community groups such as Foróige, GAA clubs, Amnesty International and The Russian Culture Club creating a kaleidoscope of of Galway's rich mix of cultural and ethnic diversity. Click hereor more info.


Active Fitness has a new website, Galway’s only 24 Hour gym has got a facelift. You can now check out the gym timetable to know when all of your favourite classes are running.  Check out the pool opening hours and new swimming lessons schedule. You can also check out our membership packages and even book a personalized programme with one of our fully qualified trainers. Click here for more info.

6 nations

This weekend see’s the final round of games in the RBS 6 Nations, there’s no doubt who the outstanding team in the competition has been. Eddie Jones side come to Dublin next Saturday evening, already crowned 6 Nations Champions looking for a second consecutive Grand Slam and attempting to break the World Record of victories. Although poor old Cyprus might feel aggrieved as they have a record of 24 consecutive victories between 2008 and 2014. Regardless, lets hope for a big performance from the boys in Green and a great match that you can watch in Bar Solo on the big screen. Click here for more info.

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