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St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

Galway City, Co Galway, Ireland
The Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas is the largest medieval parish church in Ireland in continuous use as a place of worship. Founded in 1320, this Church of Ireland (Anglican) church is dedicated to Saint Nicholas of Myra, the patron saint of seafarers
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Coole Park

Coole ParkCoole Nature Reserve, Gort, Co. Galway, Ireland
The former home of Lady Gregory, a founder of the Abbey Theatre and friend of William Butler Yeats. The house no longer stands, but the estate is now a national nature reserve. The garden of the house, with its yew walk and autograph tree is preserved. Ca
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Galway Arts Centre

Galway City, 47 Dominick Street, Co Galway, Ireland
Galway Arts Centre's is the home of the west of Ireland's leading multi - disciplinary arts centre.
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Galway Cathedral

Galway City, Co Galway, Ireland
Galway Cathedral, located on an island in the River Corrib is one of Galway's landmark buildings and also one of the largest. Built in the early 1960s it's modern construction contains an impressive interior including a 145 foot high dome.
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Galway City Museum

Spanish Arch, Galway City, Co Galway, Ireland
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Galway Early Music

Co Galway, Ireland
History, major activities, with photos, featuring an annual festival, and contact details.
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IMC Cinema - Oranmore

Carrowmoneash, Oranmore, Co. Galway
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Battle of Aughrim Interpretive Centre

Aughrim, Co. Galway, Ireland
The battle of Aughrim Interpretative Centre tells the story of the deadly battle fought at Aughrim. The Battle of Aughrim Centre is an ideal stop-off on a journey between Dublin and Galway and is located very close to the N6.The centre lies between Ballin
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Dún Aonghasa

Dún AonghasaKilmurvey, Inishmor, Aran Islands, Co Galway, Ireland
Perched spectacularly on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic ocean, this is the largest of the prehistoric stone forts of the Aran Islands. It is enclosed by three massive dry-stone walls and a "chevaux-de-frise" consisting of tall blocks of limestone set ve
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Ceardlann Spiddal Craft Village and Café

Ceardlann Spiddal Craft Village and CaféSpiddal, Co Galway, Ireland
Drawing their inspiration from the landscape and culture of the Gaeltacht of Connemara, the crafts people who work, display and sell their products at the Spiddal Craft Centre produce a range of handcrafted quality products.
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Town Hall Theatre

Courthouse Square, Galway, Co. Galway
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Lynch's Castle

Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland
At the junction of Shop Street and Upper Abbeygate Street is Lynch's Castle, a 16th century castle which was heavily altered in 1966 when it was converted into a bank. The exterior preserves some of the few remaining Irish gargoyles.
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Dartfield - Ireland's Horse Museum And Park

Dartfield - Ireland's Horse Museum And ParkDartfield, Kilreekil, Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland
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Kylemore Abbey Fishery

Kylemore Abbey, Connemara, Co Galway, Ireland
Location for salmon and seatrout fly fishing in Connemara provides details of the fishing, news, contact and location details, with area and river mapping, booking facilities, notes on accommodation and environmental issues and photos.
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Connemara Language and Cultural Centre

Connemara Language and Cultural CentreClifden Glen, Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
Connemara Language and Cultural Centre is a new concept in language education in Ireland which offers students the opportunity to learn English whilst also participating in high-quality leisure and adventure activities, with the option of achieving recogn
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Dunguaire Castle

Kinvara, Co. Galway, Ireland
The castle, which overlooks Galway, is a 16th century castle. From April to September the castle comes alive with medieval banquets, which feature a theatrical performance involving rhyme, verse music and song. The castle has a crafts shop and visitors sh
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Tuam Golf Club

Tuam Golf ClubBarnacurragh, Tuam, Co Galway
Tuam Golf Club is one of the premier parkland courses in the West of Ireland. Relatively flat terrain with meandering fairways, built on 200 acres of partly rich soil and partly peat bog. A wonderful selection of hazards including water, drains, bun
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Aughnanure Castle

Aughnanure CastleOughterard, Co Galway, Ireland
Built by the O'Flahertys c. 1500, Aughnanure Castle lies in picturesque surroundings close to the shores of Lough Corrib. Standing on what is virtually a rocky island, the Castle is a particularly well-preserved example of an Irish tower house. In additio
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James Mitchell Museum

Department of Geology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Co Galway, Ireland
The James Mitchell Museum is housed in the Department of Geology, National University of Ireland, Galway. It opened in its present form in 1977. The museum serves as a display area, a teaching facility and a repository for research and teaching co...
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St Augustine's Church

Augustine Street, Galway City, Co. Galway
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Flower Hill Equestrian Centre

Killimor, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Ireland
Details of equestrian holidays, with various forms of riding and hunting, a range of other activities, accommodation, historical notes, news, job options, horse sales and contact information.
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NUI Galway

University Road, Galway, Ireland
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Little Mill

Tuam, Co. Galway, Ireland
Visitors can see the milling process that was employed as all the old machinery is still in place. This mill played a vital part in the life of the local community. It also serves as a seasonal Tourist Information Office. No admission charge.
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Clayton Hotel

Ballybrit, Galway, Co. Galway
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Oceans Alive Visitor Centre

Renvyle Peninsula, Connemara, Co Galway, Ireland
An imaginative and informative exhibition of Connemara's marine heritage is represented through a multidimensional presentation. There is a seaside picnic area with telescope where visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the Connemara coast and mountains. T
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Connemara National Park

Connemara National ParkLetterfrack, Co Galway, Ireland
Situated near Letterfrack, the Park covers some 2,000 hectares (4942 acres) of scenic countryside, rich in wildlife on the slopes of the Twelve Bens.
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Bow Waves Sailing School

Harbour Enterprise Park, Galway, Ireland
Bow Waves Sailing School provides certified Irish Sailing Association, Royal Yachting Association courses, Powerboat courses and other Marine Training.
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Turoe Pet Farm and Leisure Park

Turoe Pet Farm and Leisure ParkTuroe House, Bullaun, Loughrea, Co Galway, Ireland
The Turoe Pet Farm and Leisure Park form a surround for the Turoe Stone, a rare National Monument dating back to the first or second century B.C. This granite rock, exquisitely decorated with curvilinear designs in the Celtic art style known as...
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Killary Adventure Centre

Leenane, Co Galway, Ireland
Offering Ireland's highest ropes course and a range of outdoor sports.
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Standún

StandúnStandún, An Spidéal, Co. Na Gaillimhe, Ireland
An Irish-owned family run store, in operation for over 65 years. A wide range of Aran sweaters is available as well as Irish Souvenirs and Gifts. Coffee shop offers a lovely view of the Aran Islands on a clear day. Has a Large Ladies Fashion department as
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Nora Barnacle House Museum

Nora Barnacle House MuseumBowling Green, Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland
The Nora Barnacle House is a small private museum faithfully restored to its former character. Open to the public during the Summer months with guides available to show you around this special piece of Irish history.
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Black Box

Dyke Rd, Galway, Co. Galway
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Leisureland Galway

Leisureland GalwayRockbarton Road, Salthill, Galway City Co. Galway, Ireland
Leisure land is a leisure facility for all the family. Treats include a Treasure Cove with pirate ship, water cannons, serpents and bubbly pool. There is a 65m water slide and 25m swimming pool.
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Teach an Phiarsaigh - Patrick Pearse's Cottage

Teach an Phiarsaigh - Patrick Pearse's CottageRosmuc Village, Carraroe, Co. Galway, Ireland
This small cottage was Patrick Pearse's (leader of 1916 Rising) summer residence. It has been restored and exhibits mementoes of Pearse.
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IMC Cinema - Galway

Galway Retail Park, Headford Road, Galway City, Co. Galway
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Portumna Castle

Portumna CastlePortumna, Co. Galway, Ireland
The great semi-fortifed house at Portumna was built before 1618 by Richard Burke or de Burgo, 4th Earl of Clanricarde. There are exhibitions in the castle and Gate House. Guided tours of the gardens and part of the castle are available on request.
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Galway Races

Ballybrit, Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland
Background, with photos, race card and results, video samples, ticket ordering and calendar.
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The Townhouse Bar and Music Venue

6/7 Quay Lane, Spanish Parade, Galway
A bar and music venue in Galway City.
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Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden

Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled GardenKylemore, Connemara, Co Galway, Ireland
Kylemore Abbey is home to the Benedictine Nuns and an International Girls School. The castle and church are Neo Gothic in design. The Irish Benedictine nuns came here in 1920, having fled from their convent in Belgium in 1914 during World War I. T...
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Eamonn Deacy Park

Dyke Road, Galway City, Co. Galway
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Athenry Castle

Athenry CastleAthenry, Co. Galway, Ireland
Athenry is one of the most notable medieval walled towns surviving in Ireland, owing its foundation to Meiler de Bermingham who built his Castle there c.1250.
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The Kenny Gallery

Middle Street, Galway, Co. Galway
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