PLANET ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE
There is something for all the family here, Ten-Pin Bowling, Laser Tag, Childrens Soft Play Arena, Games, Pool, Bar & a Subway restaurant. Special Offers for Student nights, Corporate Events, Kids Birthday Parties, Teenage Parties and Hens and Stags. WWW.PLANETGALWAY.IE
Galway has the best buskers in the country… It’s that simple. They are fantastic, artistic, creative and a credit to the city. Many a famous artist debuted on Shop street. Step forward Ed Sherran.
VISIT THE SPANISH ARCHES
The Front Wall used to protect the quays of Galway and there are only two arches left. They are nearly 500 years old and nowadays they are a place where the young people of Galway sit out and drink in the sun. It’s still illegal to drink outside but usually the Gardai turn the other cheek and allow it, once you are respectful!
CHARLIE BYRNE’S BOOKSHOP
Charlie Byrne’s is one of Ireland’s most famous independent bookshops and has well over 100,000 books available for you to buy. It also won best bookshop in Ireland back in 2014…It’s a must see if you need a good book during your trip! www.charliebyrne.com/
EXPERIENCE SHOP STREET
Shop street is the perfect street to amble down if you want to drink in this beautiful city. It is so rich, vivid and alive. There is so much to see and enjoy. You won’t be able to get enough of all of the amazing street performances.
VISIT THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND IN GALWAY
NUI Galway is a very magical place… It is a cross between modern day Galway and something out of a Harry Potter set. It is stunning… Particularly when the vines turn from green to red. This campus is a lot of fun to explore. www.nuigalway.ie
GALWAY CITY MUSEUM
The Galway City Museum is a wonderful way to look into the past of such a historical city. They run many different exhibitions each year. You can see the weapons and armour that Irish people used back in ancient Ireland. www.galwaycitymuseum.ie
WHERE TO STAY
The Clayton Hotel is conveniently located for Galway City Centre, Ballybrit Racecourse and major business parks. Clayton Hotel Galway is the perfect choice for exploring Galway. www.claytonhotelgalway.ie
CRUISE ON THE RIVER CORRIB
Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a cruise with us onboard the luxurious all-weather 157 passenger boat, the Corrib Princess. The Corrib Princess sails from Woodquay in the heart of Galway city. The journey takes passengers along the majestic River Corrib and onto Lough Corrib, the Republic of Ireland’s largest lake, providing visitors with unsurpassed views and natural amenities that make this the most spectacular waterway in Ireland. The Corrib Princess takes you past castles and various sites of both historical and cultural interest. You can enjoy this natural wonderland either as a member of a group, with your family and friends or simply by yourself. www.corribprincess.ie/
EXPLORE GALWAY’S MANY CANALS
Rivers and canals act as the veins of this city, they are all over the place and usually some gorgeous quiet spots to relax with your friends. It is always possible to find somewhere quiet near the canals.