Experience the hushed awe of Galway Cathedral: The cathedral displays an interesting mix of Renaissance, Romanesque and Gothic characteristics. Walk in for a stroll. Walk out amazed.
Learn the tale of Ireland’s famous ring: Thomas Dillon’s Claddagh Ring Museum tells the story in fine fashion. They’ve also got curious exhibits of stone age axes, famine memorabilia and an interesting photographic collection of old Galway. Well worth a visit.
Galway City Museum: Whoever said museums are boring had obviously never been here. This powerhouse of education is home to residential exhibits such as Galway Within the Walls – a look at the thriving port town of medieval Galway. All for free.
Experience traditional music: In Monroe’s Tavern in the heart of the city, the music rarely stops. If you want to experience a genuine Irish tradition session and maybe join in for a jig or two, you’re in the right place.