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Come To Galway For The Races – July/Aug 2012

Posted by on May 3, 2012 in MediaBar, News | 0 comments

Come To Galway For The Races – July/Aug 2012

Adrenalin-pumping action, heart-stopping finishes and breath-taking fashion; you are at the Galway Races. Situated on the outskirts of Galway city, in the West of Ireland, the Galway Racecourse is the place to be. Veteran race goers, and indeed those who simply love the atmosphere, travel from around the world for the unique experience that is, the Galway Races. The Galway Races is certainly a festival for everyone. The Festival runs for seven consecutive days at Galway Racecourse starting from the last Monday in July each year. Next Race Meeting July 30th –...

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9 Days Of Music & Fun – Volvo Ocean Race – Galway 2012

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9 Days Of Music & Fun – Volvo Ocean Race – Galway 2012

What does the following band lineup have in common - Maverick Sabre, Sharon Shannon together with 42-piece Orchestra, The Stunning, Ryan Sheridan, Hot 8 Brass Band, The Kanyu Tree, Túcan, The Deans, Stephen James & Band, The Amazing Apples, Youth Ballet West? They are the first line up for the Volvo Ocean Race which is happening in Galway on June 30th – July 8th 2012. After the roaring success three years ago, Galway is excited to welcome back the event of the year. 650,000 people visited the Race Village during the Galway stopover in the last edition of the Volvo Ocean Race....

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Clarenbridge Oyster Festival – Sept 9-11 2011

Posted by on Aug 25, 2011 in MediaBar, News | 4 comments

Clarenbridge Oyster Festival – Sept 9-11 2011

We talked last week about the Galway Oyster Festival. It wouldd be amiss if we didn’t also let you know that the Clarenbridge Oyster Festival is happening. The beautiful village of Clarenbridge is situated in South Galway on the main route from Galway to Limerick, at the mouth of the Claren River. West of the village is Dunbulcan Bay from where we harvest the world famous Clarenbridge oysters, the best in the world. Here exists the perfect combination of natural elements required to produce the perfect oyster. Protected in the bay from the full force of the Atlantic storms, the 700...

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Galway Oyster Festival – Sept 2011

Posted by on Aug 15, 2011 in MediaBar | 2 comments

Galway Oyster Festival – Sept 2011

 On the last weekend of September each year, the cosmopolitan town of Galway hosts the Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, one of the biggest events in Ireland’s social calendar. A feast of live entertainment, gourmet food, fine wine and of course oysters and seafood are enjoyed by some 10,000 people with guests and luminaries from all over the world. During Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th September 2011, the festival will host the National Oyster Opening competition as well as the overall World Oyster Opening Championship. Each year, there is a tradition of selecting an...

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Around The Hostel

Posted by on Jul 15, 2011 in MediaBar | 1 comment

Around The Hostel

Here in Woodquay Hostel, we have everything you need to enjoy your stay. Have a look at out Facilities page to get a full list. We are also very close to the city centre which means you are within walking distance of cafes, restaurants, bars and night clubs. You haves streets full of shops and parks & activities close by. We will give you the history of the city and county and point in the right direction, if you want to do some exploring. Don’t forget, we have many special offers for tours to the Burren and Connemara.

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Galway Races

Posted by on Jul 14, 2011 in MediaBar | 0 comments

Galway Races

Adrenalin-pumping action, heart-stopping finishes and breath-taking fashion; you are at the Galway Races. Situated on the outskirts of Galway city, in the West of Ireland, the Galway Racecourse is the place to be. Veteran race goers, and indeed those who simply love the atmosphere, travel from around the world for the unique experience that is, the Galway Races. The Galway Races is certainly a festival for everyone. The Festival runs for seven consecutive days at Galway Racecourse starting from the last Monday in July each year. NEXT RACE MEETING Summer Festival Meeting...

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