If you’re searching for inspiration to get out and about this weekend, look no further. Here are some of the top things you can do in Galway.

By Niamh Casey

  1. The Lough Derg Garden Trail  

There’s plenty of gorgeous spots to see along the lake. Perfect for an evening stroll.

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While castles may not be the first thing that come to mind when you think of Lough Derg, there are a number of well preserved and beautifully restored castles to be found around the lake, including some wonderful hidden gems. ⁠ ⁠ Be sure to add a few to your itinerary when you make #makeabreakforit to Lough Derg and learn more about the rich history and heritage of the region. Can you name this castle?⁠ ⁠ #castle #makeabreakforit #makeabreakforthelake #loughderg #irelandshiddenheartlands #clouds #sunset #tourism #ireland #ig_ireland #insta_ireland #loveireland #Ireland_Gram #WanderIreland #Irelandaily #igersireland #discoverireland #repost #topirelandphoto #allaroundireland #pocket_ireland #tourismireland #visitireland #icu_ireland #rawireland #visitportumna #autumn #irelandshiddenheartlands #ancientireland ⁠

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2. Hazel Mountain‘s Chocolate Tasting Tour

The tour takes place at their centre in Bellharbour, Saturday, 12 September. If you have a sweet tooth, it’s the ideal day out.

3. Brunch at An Púcan Bar and Restaurant

With tasty food and great service, it’s the perfect spot to catch up with friends over brunch.

4. Open Mic Night in the isín Dubh

For a bit of ceoil agus craic, the Róisín Dubh is hosting an open mic night Sunday, 13 September at 8:30. A guaranteed fun night.

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5. A hike in the Burren

If you’re feeling active, a hike through the Burren is an excellent experience. The scenic and historic landscape makes it well worth a trip

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