Dramatic, haunting and utterly wild, Galway – in the West of Ireland – is a unique place. Rugged cliffs and craggy countryside are dotted with bursts of colour. Galway is famed for its beaches and soaring mountains, as well as its creative spirit, raucous nightlife, and tradition-rich Gaeltacht region.
Known as the “City of the Tribes” – after the 14 famous families who forged Gaillimh’s history –, Galway is one of Ireland’s most charming and romantic cities, and a magnet for visitors as to its rich Celtic and Spanish heritage, its vibrant arts scene, and its lengthy list of festivals. Delightfully compact, the city is easy to stroll around, so do explore its medieval streets dotted with brightly-painted shop fronts, handsome limestone buildings and landmarks. The Gaeltacht area of County Galway offers an authentic insight into life through the Irish language, and the Aran Islands have a breathtaking beauty of their own.Read More