Galway Equestrian Centre is situated 15 minutes from Galway City. This family run AIRE approved centre offers horse riding instruction for children and adults of all ability from beginners to advanced. Offers friendly, experienced staff, a large outdoor school, a variety of riding activities for all levels and ages, many different types of horses and competitive prices. GEC also offer trail riding during the summer months and is the only EAGALA approved centre for EAL in the west of Ireland.
Give It A Go specialise in sea kayaking tours & lessons on Galway Bay. Explore Ireland's stunning Atlantic coastline by kayak. We provide full, half day and evening sunset tours. Beginners welcome, all equipment provided. The tours start from various scenic spots along Galway Bay. The Salthill Prom, Silverstrand and Barna pier are very popular. Please see our website for more information.
The Midlands Ultimate Paintball Experience. Enjoy 5 adrenaline fuelled games of strategy, skill and teamwork or relax on our excellent target range. We are centrally located in Terryglass, Co. Tipperary - just one hours drive from Galway City. Gauntlet is the perfect venue for stag and hen parties, birthday parties, or corporate event. A day out at Gauntlet is an action packed adventure ride.
Luxury Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Galway City located on the promenade overlooking the sea between Salthill and the City Centre. If you intend to take a short break, why not enjoy one of our purpose built Bed & Breakfasts in the most sought after locations in Galway. Just 10 minutes walk from the City with panoramic views of Galway Bay.
The Galway Early Music Festival is an exciting international event that celebrates the culture of Europe from the 12th to the 18th centuries through authentic music, dance, costume and colour set in the medieval city of Galway. Held annually over a weekend in mid-May weekend, the festival's goal is to entertain and inform an ever-increasing audience in the music and dance of the medieval, renaissance and baroque periods of history through a series of concerts, workshops and masterclasses. Interaction is encouraged between professional and amateur musicians in order to produce historically accurate performances, as well as introducing early music and dance to primary and secondary school children as part of their heritage. Highlights of the festival include a walking tour of medieval Galway, costumed parades, a treasure hunt, oral storytelling and mime, minstrel singing and Ceili dancing. Events are held in the cathedral, various city centre churches, the city library and Galway Rowing Club in Woodquay.
Galway Bus lists all local and national bus timetables. It compares national bus fares departing Galway bus station. Information on Galway bus tours to the Aran Islands, Cliffs of Mother and Connemara are also included.
In the midst of a special area of limestone mountain scenery, with a distinctive beauty and holding a wealth of treasure for the botanist and explorer of historic ruins, lies Gregans Castle Hotel. Situated at the foot of the Corkscrew Hill, with breathtaking views over the mystical Burren mountains and Galway Bay. This historic house dates from 1750 and was the residence of the Martyn Family who married into the O'Lochlain clan (Princes of The Burren) and were granted the Gregans estate by the Cromwellian Commissioners in 1656. Now a relaxing four star country house hotel, this oasis has been run by The Haden Family for 30 years. Warm hospitality, friendly staff, good food, comfort and peace and quiet are the themes. Comfortable bedrooms and suites are decorated in a traditional country house style. There are extensive borrowed landscape gardens and woodland paths to wander through with abundant birdlife. <br><br>Lahinch, Doonbeg and Gort Golf Clubs and The Cliffs of Moher are all nearby. Local pubs are famous for the traditional Irish music. The Burren is an excellent location for walking and cycling and has many interesting marked routes. Gregans Castle also caters for special events such as small weddings and parties.
Goyas is one of Galway’s finest cafés and bakeries. Located in Galway's latin quarter in the medieval side street of Kirwan’s Lane, Goyas is sought out not just by the local clientele but by all visitors to the city. Goyas pride themselves on the quality of their cakes. If you have a special event to organise, check off the baking from the list. Our professional staff delights in creating elegant treats, pastries and cakes to suit every occasion. The Goyas coffee experience is not to be missed if you take your coffee as seriously as Goyas do. If you’re a visitor to Galway treat yourself to a visit to sample our wares. You will be spoiled for choice of what to taste. But don’t worry you can continue to order our goodies by mail after you’ve gone. Our deli is a new departure for goyas. It has opened…… come and see.
GoBus was set up to provide the only, point to point service between Galway, Dublin and Dublin Airport. This new service operates non stop along the N6/M6 road network, providing passengers with reliability and efficiency, that benefits and promotes the use of public transport and discourages people using the car unnecessarily, where there is a viable alternative. <br><br>GoBus is proud to be the first Galway to Dublin coach service to launch free Wi-Fi to all travellers. This new service caters to its new generation of internet enabled customers, be it business travellers, students or tourists - people who would actually benefit from being able to stay connected. Customer satisfaction is the ultimate goal in providing this new service, thus ensuring a pleasant and smooth journey for all passengers to and from Galway.