After a long working week, we all deserve to let our hair down. If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, we have it all right here! 

International Medieval  Combat Tournament at Claregalway Castle 

On Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th, battle returns to Claregalway Castle as members of the Irish Full Contact Medieval Combat Team prepare to face opposition from some of the world’s top fighters, clad from head to toe in steel medieval armour. There will be music, magicians, puppets, archery and much more at this family-friendly festival. The event runs from 11 am to 6 pm daily and admission is €10 for adults and €5 for children.

For a flavour of the event, check out the Castle’s YouTube channel and for further details see the Irish Combat Facebook page or the Castle’s website.


A Family Day Out at Galway’s Atlantaquaria

Galway Atlantaquaria is Ireland’s largest native species aquarium with over 100 species of marine life and over 70 exhibits. Showcasing information about their maritime history, conservation and stories of the sea, a visit to the aquarium is the perfect destination for a fun family day out! To present a comprehensive view of the world of water, they display aquatic life in a way that reflects the natural habitats of the fish, providing an enjoyable and educational environment to learn about the diverse marine ecosystem of Ireland.


Prosecco Days at Tribeton

Every weekend, Tribeton host a bottomless prosecco experience from 12 pm to 3 pm with a maximum time per table of two hours. At €35 per person – including one main course from their daytime menu – with unlimited prosecco, it sounds like the perfect location for a girls day out this weekend! To find out more about one of Galway’s trendiest spots and to book your table, head to the Tribeton website.


International Oyster & Seafood Festival

The last weekend of September sees one of the most internationally recognised Irish festivals of the year kicks off in Galway City from the 28th to the 30th of September. This year’s festival will host a wide range of foodie events taking place in some of Galway’s best restaurants, the Festival Marquee, a Mardi Gras style Gala event along with family activities, live music, cooking demonstrations and more. For more information, head to the Oyster & Seafood Festival’s website.


Try Out the New Menu at Caribou, Galway

Caribou Bar and Restaurant recently launched a new menu and our mouths are watering! Small bites include beef croquettes and crab toast or if you’re in the mood for something more indulgant, try out the lobster dog or a Southern fried mushroom taco! Not your average pub grub! Caribou recently won the Best Craft Beer Bar in Ireland award and it is the perfect place to relax with a pint on a Friday night, visit their Instagram page for more mouth-watering photos!


If you head to any of these events be sure to let us know! For a chance to be featured on our social media, tag us in your snaps or hashtag #GALWAYnow. Enjoy your weekend!



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