Whether you want to feel the electric atmosphere at a concert, support local artists and creators with the Galway Fringe Festival or discover the dining gems around you, we have all the details you need to make the most of this week.
Galway Fringe Festival

Galway Fringe Festival is here! Bursting with artistic endeavours and visual displays across the city and county, Act 1 is due to cease on September 30th. Keep an eye out for breath-taking art exhibitions featuring artists Laura Vecchi, Aisling Legros and Kieran Tuohy which are popping up in various locations. Their art captures both the past and present state of Ireland. Explore the fauna and flora of Ireland with Michael Molamphy’s ‘Lens by the Lake’. Support local artists, crafters and creators while strolling through the vibrant St Nicholas Weekend Market. Live music and theatrical events are expected to light up Galway next month for Act 2 so keep watching their socials for announcements. Check out the full line up here.

Meet Me At The Castle

Live music in a beautiful setting? Yes please! Meet Me At The Castle is the newest event to hit Galway. A stunning line up including Lisa Hannigan, DJ Sally Cinnamon and Tolu Mackey (with more to be announced) are set to blow the roof off the Claregalway venue this Saturday and Sunday. Attendees are invited to explore the historic grounds prior to the musical adventure. Tickets are on sale here www.hibernacle.ie.


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Explore Galway’s Finest Eateries

Galway really is a foodies delight. Across the city and county, Galway is sprinkled with tasty restaurants, quirky cafés, mouth-watering takeaways and lively pubs. Many of these can be found in The Latin Quarter. From cosy and traditional comfort food with Martine’s, adventurous and exotic spices from Xian Street Food or delicious and authentic pasta dishes with Magnettis, whatever you’re craving you will find it down this cobbled lane. Perhaps you will find yourself staying for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Whether you’re a Galway native or just a passing visitor, The Latin Quarter has surprises and delights in store for everyone.

Connemara Tai Chi

If you need to get away from the hustle and bustle of life and take a breather. Connemara Tai Chi is offering beginner classes. Originally developed for martial arts, Tai Chi now involves deep breathing and flowing movements to reduce stress, improve posture, balance and general mobility, and increase muscle strength in the legs. It takes place on Mondays in indoor and outdoor spaces in Salthill and Bearna. Call Eileen on 086 853 3395 for more information.


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