Top 5 Things To Do In Galway This Weekend

1. Galway Astrofest 2020

Scientists, Astronomists, stargazers, universe-lovers, whether you know little or so much about our star-lit ceiling, this event will be of interest to everyone! Beginning on Friday with the screening of the sensational Apollo 11 in the Eye Cinema, the festival continues onto Saturday with a series of talks on various topics surrounding our universe with some special guests as well as exhibitions and trade displays.

Book your Apollo 11 cinema ticket here !

Date: Saturday, 25 January

Time: 9:15 a.m – 8:30 p.m

Venue: The Harbour Hotel, Co. Galway

Price: €25, Children (under 16s) Free, Festival dinner €30

More info here!


2. Subtitle Film Festival

The European Subtitle Film Festival is a fantastic opportunity to discover movies from all over Europe thanks to their subtitled translation. Movies from France, Georgia, Finland, all will open a new perspective on cinema and movie-making. The festival will screen 10 European movies over the weekend.

Date: Friday, 24 January – Sunday, 26 January

Times: Various times

Venue: Town Hall Theatre, Galway

Price: Festival pass €65 (all 10 films), €9 per film

For more info, click here


3. Mike Denver Concert

Touring for his new album ‘Working Man’, Mike Denver is in town this Sunday for an exclusive concert at the Clayton Hotel with Philomena Begley and Brendan Shine. The hotel also has exclusive B&B offers if you wish to stay overnight!

Date: Sunday, 26 January

Venue: Clayton Hotel, Galway

Time: 8 p.m

Get your tickets here !


4. Australia Day Table Quiz

This Sunday Australia will celebrate their national holiday. For the occasion, Darcy’s bar is organising a table quiz where live music and raffle prizes can be expected, all for a great cause. Proceeds from the event will go to the firemen fighting the devastating Australian bush fires.

Date: Sunday, 26 January

Time: 7 – 9 p.m

Venue: Darcy’s Bar, 2 Forster Street, Galway

Price: €10


5. Galway vs Monaghan (2020 NFL Div.1, Rd.1)

Galway will be playing Monaghan in the first round of the Division One fixture as the Gaelic football season kicks off. Gaillimh Abú!

Date: Sunday, 26 January

Time: 2:30 p.m

Venue: Pearse Stadium, Galway


Have a great weekend!