Last Minute Galway Gift Guide Inspiration

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The countdown to Christmas is on and it’s fast approaching. Everybody is scrambling to find some last minute gift inspiration and the temptation to panic buy is growing. Well fear not as we’ve put together a gift guide of places to buy your last few presents from!


1. The Brand New ODE Annual

ODE is an ideal Christmas present for anyone who loves Galway, whether that be an expat living abroad, a born and bred local or an honorary Galwegian with a true grá for the city. The 132-page annual features thought-provoking interviews and articles, stunning photography and artful composition, ODE takes a look at arts, culture, business, community, music, activities, food, drink, scenery and all of the amazing things that make Galway what it is. PRE-order your copy at


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2. Traditional Toys from Wooden Heart Toy Shop

Wooden Heart’s toys make the perfect gift for new additions to the family that are celebrating their first Christmas. Wooden Heart is an iconic shop in The Latin Quarter and a gift from here is certain to remind any recipient of Galway.


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3. Vinyl Records from OMG Zhivago

With over 1000 incredible Vinyl albums in store now. From classics like Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Bob Dylan, Nina Simone and Guns n Roses, to new releases from AC DC, Gorillaz, Johnny Cash, Little Mix and more, your bound to find an album for every vinyl lover this Christmas.


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4. Some Authentic Claddagh Jewellery

Not much is more symbolic of Galway than the traditional Claddagh design. A gift of a Claddagh ring or necklace is a great way to send love to friends and family. You can make it even more personal by including the receiver’s birth stone. It’s certain to be a treasured gift.



5. Galway Pubs Playing Cards

My Shop Granny Likes it is a Galway shop that specialises in gifts that are ideal stocking fillers. They have the perfect thing to send to anyone who may be missing Galway this Christmas, like these playing cards, art prints and so much more! Check them out on Facebook and Instagram.



6. A Gift Voucher To The Filling Station Eco Store

This is the most thoughtful gift for any friend that is environmentally conscious. Christmas gift boxes are also available in store and online. With every box sold, The Filling Station will be donating a euro to Cope Galway, what’s not to love? Spread the joy this Christmas!


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