Connemara National Park
Situated in the West of Ireland in County Galway, Connemara National Park covers some 2,957 hectares of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands. Some of the Park's mountains, namely Benbaun, Bencullagh, Benbrack and Muckanaght, are part of the famous Twelve Bens or Beanna Beola range. Connemara National Park was opened in 1980.
Galway Greyhound Stadium
Located in the heart of the Galway, greyhound stadium provides a great nights entertainment for both avid and casual fans of greyhound racing.
Galway Cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh & Kilfenora. The word "cathedral" is derived from the Greek "kathedra", meaning a seat; and indeed this seat is to be found within the sanctuary of the Cathedral.
Galway City Museum
The Galway Museum is essentially a folk museum and it features a considerable number of artifacts related to the fishing industry, which was, and is an integral part of tradition in the city. The museum aims to provide a cross section of the antiques and implements that were historically used in Galway, reflecting its traditions.
Galway's Eyre Square Centre has been described as Irelands most modern and yet historic shopping centre. The centre is Galway City's liveliest and attractive meeting place incorporating over 60 national and international shopping outlets. Located in the heart of Galway, the centre reflects accurately the progress of Galway City as the fastest growing City in Europe.
Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland seeks to present a comprehensive view of the world of water through clear and interesting displays, informed helpful staff and exciting live presentations and animal interaction sessions.
Corrib Princess River Cruise
Come and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a cruise with us on board the luxurious Corrib Princess. The Corrib Princess sails from Woodquay in the heart of Galway city, along the famous Steamers Line, which is the lakes traditional trade route.
Galway Golf Club
The history of the course which overlooks Galway Bay and has quite the most spectacular views of the stretch of Atlantic made famous by Bing Crosby, by the way, while accepting Walter Hagen's advice about taking time to smell the flowers and look at the unrivalled scenery, there is also a very good par 70 test of golf awaiting you on your visit.
Galway Race Course
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.
Originally the home of the Burkes, now the home of the Connolly family, Fintan carries on the farming tradition on this 80 acre farm. The main livestock are sheep including a display of native Irish breeds. The land is limestone, free-draining soil currently in permanent pasture and in organic conversion.