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Entertainment in Galway

Galway is not only a cultural city, it’s also a fun city and has many alternatives for your entertainment.

Theatres in Galway

Most known theaters are:
    The Druid Theatre Company, the first Irish professional theatre company to be established outside Dublin is one of the most well-known in the English speaking theatre world.
    The Town Hall Theatre dates from the 1820, hosts drama, concerts, musicals and diverse events, including performances from The Druid Theatre Company.

Nightclubs in Galway

You have good nightclubs to go in Ireland some of them are:

A very popular establishment is The Front Door, on the corner of High St and Cross St. Kellys (formerly the Living Room) on Bridge St, The King's Head at the junction of Shop, Mainguard and High Streets; Other popular nightclubs include Central Park (commonly referred to as CP's) on Abbeygate St, Halo, which is right beside CP's; GPO on Eglinton among others.
Nightclubs in Galway are usually open from 11pm to 2.30am, admission can cost between 5 and 12 euro depending on the venue and what night of the week.

Pubs and Bars in Galway
Pubs and Bars:

Galway has many pubs traditional and modern with a relaxed atmosphere.
If you're new to Galway, maybe you will prefer to know some traditional pubs, and to enjoy of some live music, then go straight to pubs such as Roisin Dubh which offers different events during the week including live music and comedy or The Crane on Sea Road: with 2 floors, one bar on each of them the ground floor is open to anyone willing to play trad music, the 1st floor is reserved for musicians 3 nights a week, some well known, some less.

If you are interested on a headier hangout, you will find some alternatives in Eyre Square, pubs such as The "Skeff" (Skeffington Arms) or The Living Room on Bridge Street.


Some Famous festivals that take place in Galway are:
    Galway Races: Is a Horse-racing festival.
    The last Monday in July

    Galway Arts Festival: It first began in 1978 and since has grown into one of the biggest arts festivals in Ireland.
    Every July.

    Galway Oyster Festival: The Galway International Oyster Festival is a food festival
    September( the first month of the oyster season).

    Clarinbridge Oyster Festival: In Clarinbridge, where many National and International celebrities and has contributed enormously to the development of the tourist trade in the region.
    Sept each year

    The Cuckoo Festival: At Kinvara, County Galway Fleadh na gCuach (The Cuckoo Festival) is a Traditional Irish Music festival,
    May Bank Holiday Weekend

    Féile an Dóilín – Carraroe: Is a maritime festival, take annually on the shores Carraroe on the shores of Galway Bay. Celebrating this unique region's rich maritime history, the festival has something to offer to everyone, young and old.
    August Bank Holiday weekend
Other festivals you sould not miss are: Ballinasloe Horse Fair, Tuam Arts Festival, Féile an Dóilín – Carraroe, Brasilian Festival and others.

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