"There's something sleeping in my breast, that 'wakens only in the West, There's something in the core of Me, that needs the West to set it free."
Connemara by Oliver St.John Gogarty
From the buzzing streets and vibrant festivals of Galway City itself to coastal idylls, wide open skies and unforgettable island escapes, Galway is one county that knows how to make the most of its charms.
Explore Galway City
Galway City is one of the liveliest centres on the west coast of Ireland with an arty, bohemian vibe. Famous for its festivals throughout the year which add to this lively, fun atmosphere.
Take a stroll through the medieval streets with its winding, cobble-stone streets awash with brightly painted pubs, colourful shop facades and a busy café culture.
Located on the coast, The Salthill Promenade offers views across Galway Bay overlooking The Burren.
As Galway is a bi-lingual city, you are sure to hear a 'Cúpla Fócail' in Irish with Connemara and The Gaeltacht just on our doorstep.