Opening of the Galway Walking Festival

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

Join us for the opening of the Galway Walking Festival. Explore and discover the hidden delights of our medieval town from Eyre Square along the old wall of Galway along Lynch's Castle passing Nora Barnacle's house into Kirwin's Lane and finishing at the Spanish Arch. The guided walk will be approx. 60 - 90 minutes.

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14 Tribes

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

Discover how it all began for the City of the Tribes. This tour is all about the history and heritage of the city. We will walk through the medieval streets and see how the city has managed to retain much of its grandeur and character from its medieval past The guided walk will be approx. …

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Galway 1916 – 23 Revolutionary period

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

Although Galway County had the largest uprising outside of Dublin in 1916, Galway City was relatively quiet with mixed loyalties. The subsequent Tan War and Civil War did bring some activity to the City. In Jim’s walk, the local sites associated with the period are toured in the context of the ideology and times.

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The Story of Galway City

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

Discover how it all began for the City of the Tribes with tour guide Kathleen Reid This tour is all about the history and heritage of the city. We will walk through the medieval streets and see how the city has managed to retain much of its grandeur and character from its medieval past. The …

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Italy and Galway – A Shared History

St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Lombard Street St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Lombard Street, Galway, Galway

Hear tales of the links between Italy and Ireland through the centuries – a walking tour for all ages with an Italian guide who has made Ireland her home A leisurely loop walk from St Nicholas Collegiate Church to the Rowing Club while you are listening to fascinating stories of Italians who came to Ireland …

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Evening River Walk

Spanish Arch 2 The Long Walk, Galway, Galway, Galway

Come on a journey of discovery along the historic banks of the River Corrib with master guide Brendan J. Hynes

Galway Heritage Walking Tour

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

Explore and discover the hidden delights of our medieval town from Eyre Square along the old wall of Galway along Lynch's Castle passing Nora Barnacle's house into Kirwin's Lane and finishing at the Spanish Arch. The guided walk will be approx. 60 - 90 minutes.

Recurring

14 Tribes

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

Discover how it all began for the City of the Tribes. This tour is all about the history and heritage of the city. We will walk through the medieval streets and see how the city has managed to retain much of its grandeur and character from its medieval past The guided walk will be approx. …

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Salthill walk

Atlantaquaria Salthill, Galway, Galway

Jim is a native of Salthill’s ‘The Village’. In this relaxing walk, the history and character of this colourful resort are toured with tales galore of this mid-point of the Wild Atlantic Way. The guided walk will be approx. 60 - 90 minutes.

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Heritage Walk

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

Walking tour through the city of Galway from Eyre Square with guide Michael Reaney outlining the city’s culture and heritage. The tour will bring you on a journey through time where you will discover the highs and lows of the beautiful and vibrant city of Galway. The guided walk will be approx. 60 - 90 …

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Wonderful Walks Tour

Hughes Opticians Corner House, 37 Woodquay, Galway

Colour, beauty and inspiration are added to the side streets by locally and internationally acclaimed street artists, including Finbar 247, Sufek_west, Danleo, Emma Blake and Shane O’Malley. This maybe the most Instagrammable tour that you have ever been on. Bilingual with German. The guided walk will be approx. 60 - 90 minutes.

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Architecture Tour of Galway City Centre

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

On the tour you will see many outstanding examples of Galway’s built heritage dating from the 12th to the 20th century while walking in the footsteps of its Medieval citizenry, the street layout of the city having remained much the same for the last few hundred years. The guided walk will be approx. 1.5 - …

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Discover Galway City from the Latin Quarter to the River Corrib

Browne Doorway, Eyre Square Brown Doorway, Eyre Square, Galway

Discover Galway City Centre on a meander from the Latin Quarter to the River Corrib. The tour covers 800 years of history with many tales, some fun, some gruesome. Tour begins at the Browne Doorway, Eyre Square The guided walk will be approx. 60 - 90 minutes.

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The Claddagh

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway

The Claddagh region had its own unique culture and heritage as most of the men were fishermen and great sailors who conducted this skill , since the sixth century , but before Nimmo's Pier was built they were subject to winds and storms that arrived in the Spring and damaged boats. This Pier was built …

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Galway through Literature and Film

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

Tour of the city taking in the cultural interests with both buildings and statues such as Padraig O Conaire and Oscar Wilde, buildings such as the Savoy cinema, Town hall, Taibhdhearc, Druid, Kirwans Lane theatre, the Arts Centre, Bowling green etc. Discover what makes Galway a UNESCO city of film and creativity with poet and …

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Heritage and Culture

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

Discover Galway’s rich heritage and lively culture with tour guide Ger Considine The guided walk will be approx. 60 - 90 minutes.

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Architecture Tour of Galway City Centre

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

On the tour you will see many outstanding examples of Galway’s built heritage dating from the 12th to the 20th century while walking in the footsteps of its Medieval citizenry, the street layout of the city having remained much the same for the last few hundred years. The guided walk will be approx. 1.5 - …

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Italy and Galway – A Shared History

St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Lombard Street St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Lombard Street, Galway, Galway

Hear tales of the links between Italy and Ireland through the centuries – a walking tour for all ages with an Italian guide who has made Ireland her home A leisurely loop walk from St Nicholas Collegiate Church to the Rowing Club while you are listening to fascinating stories of Italians who came to Ireland …

Italy and Galway – A Shared History Read More »

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Galway through Literature and Film

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

Tour of the city taking in the cultural interests with both buildings and statues such as Padraig O Conaire and Oscar Wilde, buildings such as the Savoy cinema, Town hall, Taibhdhearc, Druid, Kirwans Lane theatre, the Arts Centre, Bowling green etc. Discover what makes Galway a UNESCO city of film and creativity with poet and …

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The Claddagh

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway

The Claddagh region had its own unique culture and heritage as most of the men were fishermen and great sailors who conducted this skill , since the sixth century , but before Nimmo's Pier was built they were subject to winds and storms that arrived in the Spring and damaged boats. This Pier was built …

The Claddagh Read More »

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The Story of Galway City

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

Discover how it all began for the City of the Tribes with tour guide Kathleen Reid This tour is all about the history and heritage of the city. We will walk through the medieval streets and see how the city has managed to retain much of its grandeur and character from its medieval past. The …

The Story of Galway City Read More »

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Discover Galway City from the Latin Quarter to the River Corrib

Browne Doorway, Eyre Square Brown Doorway, Eyre Square, Galway

Discover Galway City Centre on a meander from the Latin Quarter to the River Corrib. The tour covers 800 years of history with many tales, some fun, some gruesome. Tour begins at the Browne Doorway, Eyre Square The guided walk will be approx. 60 - 90 minutes.

Evening River Walk

Spanish Arch 2 The Long Walk, Galway, Galway, Galway

Come on a journey of discovery along the historic banks of the River Corrib with master guide Brendan J. Hynes

NUI Galway Campus Walking Tour

Quadrangle, NUI Galway Quadrangle, NUI Galway, Galway

Come on a walking tour of one the most beautiful University Campus in Ireland which was founded in 1847. See the famous quad, the concourse from the 1970's and the Alice Perry Engineering Building. Discover the famous past alumni from Michael O Shaughnessy to Martin Sheen. Let master guide Brendan J. Hynes take you on …

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Wonderful Walks Tour

Hughes Opticians Corner House, 37 Woodquay, Galway

Colour, beauty and inspiration are added to the side streets by locally and internationally acclaimed street artists, including Finbar 247, Sufek_west, Danleo, Emma Blake and Shane O’Malley. This maybe the most Instagrammable tour that you have ever been on. Bilingual with German. The guided walk will be approx. 60 - 90 minutes.

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Heritage and Culture

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

Discover Galway’s rich heritage and lively culture with tour guide Ger Considine The guided walk will be approx. 60 - 90 minutes.

Recurring

Heritage Walk

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

Walking tour through the city of Galway from Eyre Square with guide Michael Reaney outlining the city’s culture and heritage. The tour will bring you on a journey through time where you will discover the highs and lows of the beautiful and vibrant city of Galway. The guided walk will be approx. 60 - 90 …

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Closing Ceremony

Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square Quincentennial Fountain, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway

To finish off the Galway Walking Festival, experience the beauty and heritage of Galway city with one of Galway’s best loved characters, Liam Silke. Liam will lead you through the winding streets to discover a bustling modern city filled with Olde Worlde Medieval charm. The guided walk will be approx. 60 - 90 minutes.

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