From garden shows, walking tours, and dance classes we have another list of things for you to make the most of the summer sun and experiencing everything Galway and beyond has to offer this week.
Put Your Best Foot Forward With Galway Walking Festival
The Galway Walking Festival will take to the streets this July to bring history and culture on the road. The festival will take place from the 9th- 25th of July with over 25 walks to enjoy. The Story of Galway Walk describes tribes during medieval Galway or be you can immerse yourself nature and folklore in the Stories of Woodland Wisdom. For a full list of tours and when they are on visit www.galwaywalkingfestival.ie.
One Of Many Exhibition
The One Of Many by Jennifer Trouton will be displayed until July 17th. The exhibition examines the religious attempts to suppress reproductive rights in Ireland. It displays the attempts made by Irish society to gain power over their rights again. In her body of work, the familiarity of household objects hide a dual purpose. The thought provoking and powerful exhibit is being shown at the Galway Arts Centre and doesn’t require booking.
View the Galway Hooker
Realt na Gaillimhe (Star of Galway) was fully restored and made its maiden journey to join the other seven hookers on July 2nd. It was blessed with a drop of Sailor’s Home Irish Whiskey by Taylor’s Bar. The Galway Hooker is going to be used as an educational tool and resource in Galway for people to learn how to sail on the traditional boat. For more information on Realt na Gaillimhe click here.
Inject Some Colour Into Your Home
Galway based artist Shane O’Malley launched his online shop on the 8th of July. It features murals, prints and new original paintings available for purchase. Shane’s body of work experiment with colour and integrates the techniques geometry, graphic masks and silhouettes to create bold and eye-catching pieces. You can see his worked displayed on Galway’s West End and near South Park. Check out Shane’s new online store here.
Roisin Dubh Pilot Concert
Iarla Ó Lionáird & Steve Cooney will bring culture and life to the iconic Roisin Dubh on July 10th. The live gig is part of the Government’s pilot concert scheme which will see a controlled live event take place for the first time in 16 months.
Stop To Smell The Roses with The Rare & Special Plant Fair 2021
The Rare and Special Plant Fair will be in full bloom on Sunday 11th of July in the Airfield Estate. You will receive advice on planting, purchase rare and special plants and view 40 specialist nurseries and associated businesses. Visitors on the day can also experience Dublin’s only working farm open to the public, display garage of vintage cars, and Overends Kitchen. Entry is €6 and pre booking is not required. For details visit Rare & Special Plant Fair – Airfield Estate