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Five Great Places to Visit for Christmas in Galway. Stay in budget hotels.

  Smell that? Smells like Christmas spirit to us, and every year that festive ‘whiff’ gets stronger and stronger in Galway city. Always an atmospheric city with its narrow medieval streets and bustling pubs and clubs, Galway takes on an extra-strong seasonal scent in the run-up to Christmas Day. From the transformation of Eyre Square […]

Galway to Derry to Portstewart Ireland

Galway to Derry to Portstewart Ireland Road Trip Today is going to be a LONG day’s drive. But spring is about here, and the wild flowers are out, and the sun is shining, so that is pretty good for Ireland. We hadn’t gone far in our little rental car, when we needed a ‘pit stop’. […]

Salthill Galway Ireland Wards Hotel Irish Music

Salthill Galway Ireland Wards Hotel Irish Music We have had a really long day. We raced around the mad peak hour traffic – well mad for Ireland, and we try to get to a hostel, but the hotel strip seems to be in a walking mall area, and a park to park zone at the […]