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    • Very short time

      Dublin May 23, 2015 at 9:01 AM

      My girlfriend and I are landing in Dublin for a connection flight this summer, there is about 11 hours between the flights during daytime. We are way to impatient to stay at the airport for the entire time, we want to explore the city a little bit and maybe get a bite to eat, what can you guya reccomend we do with limited time in mind?

      Thanks in advance

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      Kilmainham Gaol

      Dublin May 23, 2015 at 12:50 AM

      Dear Unknown.

      My family and I are in Dublin from the 19. of juni to the 23. of june. Unfortunately much too little time.
      ButI have read, that the left wing and the museum of Kilmainham Gaol can be closed during the summer, because of renovation. Does anyone know, if it will be in the periode, where we are visiting the city?
      I also read, that the Riverdance Show is coming to Dublin on the date, we are leaving. I am very sad about that. But I would like to know if there are any possibilities to see some Riverdance anyhow?

      Thank you in advance
      Helge Riis
      Denmark.

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    • Gap of Dunloe

      Ireland May 5, 2015 at 8:58 AM

      I was wondering if it's possible to drive the Gap of Dunloe by car. Following Google maps, you can travel from Beaufort to Moll's Gap, but when I read the different comments on the web, I am not sure anymore. Anyone who took this road recently?

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      A Brief Visit to County Louth?

      County Louth May 10, 2015 at 12:26 AM

      Traveling as a single female, I'm wondering if County Louth is a safe place to stay. Thus far, I see no reason why it wouldn't be.
      Q: Should I stay 1 or 2 days?
      Q: Is there anything to do other than see castles (which sounds wonderful, anyway)?
      Q: I'm planning on starting my trip in Dublin and heading to Louth & Galway. Can I see the sites in Louth on foot, or will I need to drive?
      Many thanks!
      Laura

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      beachgirlfromCT

      Killarney May 26, 2015 at 6:09 PM

      I am 71 years old, am NOT going to drive abroad (I am from the USA) any longer, but would love to spend a couple of days in Kinsale. I have heard it is so beautiful. Is there a bus I could take there from Shannon or Dublin? Where/how would I arrange that?

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    • SIM card for iPhone 5s

      Ireland May 7, 2015 at 12:45 PM

      Visitor from US; I am in Blackrock and have been trying to purchase a SIM card for my iPhone 5s. I have been to 3 Tesco stores in the area and a Carphone warehouse. None have had a nano SIM card. I would like data plus ability to make local calls in Ireland so that I can make reservations. This would be for 3 weeks.
      Any advice?? Thank you.

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    • Where to stay?

      Dublin May 10, 2015 at 2:20 PM

      We are first time travelers to Ireland this summer and want to know the best place to stay in the city to see the most important sights? Thanks!

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      Itinerary for 3-days' stay

      Dublin May 31, 2015 at 1:03 AM

      Is this itinerary reasonable for a 3-days' stay in Dublin?

      1. Dublin Castle
      2. Spire of Dublin
      3. Trinity College-Book of Kells-Dame Street, Bankers Pub-free look at copy of the Book
      4. Ha'penny Bridge
      5. Mansion House
      6. Anna Livia Monument
      7. Molly Malone statue
      8. Christ Church Cathedral
      9. Poolbeg Towers
      10. Kilmainham Jail
      11. Guinness Brewery-round of drinks at pub-hand in pocket
      12. Mulligan's Pub-Poolbeg Street-Tara St. Station-close to Grafton Street.

      Any suggestions please?
      Thank you, All!

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    • John Riley memorial

      Clifden Mar 26, 2015 at 10:40 AM

      I need a picture of the memorial to John Riley that is supposedly in the Clifden town centre

      6 Answers Mar 30, 2015 at 10:04 PM
    • Easter Sunday and Monday

      Galway Mar 4, 2015 at 9:34 AM

      I will be in Galway Easter Sunday and Monday. Will there be anything open or does everything close for the holiday?

      2 Answers Mar 6, 2015 at 3:57 AM
    • Fly into Dublin or Shannon when visiting Clifden?

      Clifden Feb 1, 2015 at 1:16 PM

      From the U.S., Should I fly into Dublin or Shannon when visiting Clifden? I'll be relying in public transportation while there.

      7 Answers Feb 2, 2015 at 3:03 AM
    • Shell Beach

      Galway Jan 13, 2015 at 4:13 PM

      A friend has told me about a fantastically beautiful shell beach located in a reserve of reclaimed land - but can't remember exactly where - any ideas please??

      Many thanx

      1 Answer Jan 13, 2015 at 4:39 PM
    • Activities & Nightlife

      Galway Jul 22, 2014 at 12:52 PM

      A group of 18 year olds going to Galway for a few days, what kind of activities could we do during the day that won't bore us ( more amusements and paintballing kinda craic than anything ) and wheres the best spots for night life ?

      2 Answers Jul 29, 2014 at 7:16 AM
    • Travel Monivea,

      Monivea Jul 22, 2014 at 12:03 AM

      Can I travel to Monivea from Dublin by train or bus?kk

    • Traveling to roundstone

      Roundstone May 13, 2014 at 4:48 PM

      I am trying to travel from the university of limerick to roundstone however I am only 18 so i can't hire a car? What would be my best option?

      3 Answers May 17, 2014 at 1:48 PM
    • what do do in claregalway

      Claregalway Apr 10, 2014 at 5:02 AM

      Suggestions of what to do on a 4 day visit to claregalway. Staying at Claregalway Hotel but have a car. Places to eat and drink?

      3 Answers Apr 11, 2014 at 5:29 AM
    • shopping on Inisheer

      Inisheer Apr 4, 2014 at 6:58 AM

      can you buy aran sweaters on Inisheer

      5 Answers Apr 4, 2014 at 2:45 PM
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      Galway in a day

      Galway Mar 26, 2014 at 1:37 PM

      We are on a cruise in May and one of the Ports of Call is Galway. We are there from 8-6 but Im estimating we will be off the ship maybe 10-3 or 10-4 maximum. I have been looking at the tips and hints here and various other sites and there seems so much to see and do. I was wondering if anyone had any opinions on what are really must do activities baring in mind we have only 5-6 hours ashore

      6 Answers May 24, 2014 at 10:59 AM
    • Good Friday in Galway

      Galway Jan 14, 2014 at 10:42 AM

      Good afternoon! My friend and I booked a trip to Ireland, arriving Palm Sunday and leaving Easter Sunday morning of this year. We will be in Galway on Good Friday and have heard that basically, everything in the country shuts down that day. Any suggestions on what we can do that day/night?

      7 Answers Jan 17, 2014 at 2:32 AM
    • Galway emergency holiday apartment/room

      Galway Dec 19, 2013 at 11:28 AM

      Hi, I have a very big problem here; me and my boyfriend had planned to spend the holidays together after 2 months apart (I had to move to England for study reasons), but his new housemate does not want me in their house (with very short notice). I have found a place to stay the first few days, but I am desperate to find a place in the city centre from the 26th of December to the 8th of January. It would be the best Christmas present for us. Anyone knows of a cheap comfy place that could be rented for those days? I hope Santa hears me, we have been very good all year round...

      6 Answers Dec 19, 2013 at 2:54 PM
    • July 2014 Galway

      Galway Dec 2, 2013 at 2:26 PM

      I am spending one week in Galway July 2014, doing the Connemara & Burren coach tours & Corrib Princess Cruise but would really like to find a 3rd coach tour (not including the open top Galway bus and not to the Islands). Also if there is an interesting manor house to visit. Any suggestions. We don't drive.

      7 Answers Dec 3, 2013 at 8:03 AM
    • B & Bs on inishmore

      Inishmore Sep 30, 2013 at 3:10 PM

      Best B&B on Inishmore?

      1 Answer Sep 30, 2013 at 7:22 PM
    • Arran Islands travel

      Aran Island Sep 15, 2013 at 9:33 AM

      Can we take a day trip from Adare Manor to arran island? If so how?

      5 Answers Sep 15, 2013 at 2:38 PM
    • Transportation

      Inishmore Apr 19, 2013 at 6:27 AM

      Hi! I will be on the island for a night in May and want to get to Westport in County Mayo. What is the best way to do this? We have such a limited amount of time and really want to see both places, so any sugestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much!

      2 Answers Apr 20, 2013 at 3:08 AM
    • where to travel from pa. north in less than 4 hours

      Galway Mar 11, 2013 at 8:08 AM

      i lilve in n e pa. state, where to go thats no further than 3 1/2 hrs.

      6 Answers Mar 12, 2013 at 4:09 PM
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      Letterfrack and Connemara in February

      Letterfrack Jan 6, 2013 at 1:17 AM

      I plan to visit Letterfrack and Connemara National Park for a few days in the end of February. When I am there I would like to do some hikes and I wonder how easy it is to find good hiking trails walking out of Letterfrack.

      So far I have found out that Diamond Hill is a good hike to do from Letterfrack, but then I don’t know. Are there any other good hikes starting in Letterfrack?

      Kylemore Abbey is situated a few kilometers from Letterfrack. Is there a trail between Letterfrack and Kylemore Abbey?

      One day it would be nice to walk along the coast, but then it must at a place I can reach by bus. Maybe the Sky Road out of Clifden. Any suggestions?

      7 Answers Jan 7, 2013 at 9:32 AM
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      Park & ride for Motorhome

      County Galway Jun 25, 2012 at 5:07 AM

      We are planning on travel to galway for a few days in the next couple of weeks and wondered if there is any park and ride facility for motorhomes around the city.

      2 Answers Jul 1, 2012 at 12:19 PM
    • Should i move to Galway

      Galway May 9, 2012 at 9:31 AM

      Hello everyone

      I have been offered a job in Galway and it would be 2000euros a month.
      Is this enough to live on? How much is a nice flat per month? I've looked online and they seem to cost a bomb.
      Is the city busy.....?

      Chris

      3 Answers May 9, 2012 at 2:20 PM
    • Island transfer

      Aran Island Sep 14, 2011 at 2:40 AM

      I bought a ferry ticket that will take me from galway harbor to inish mor island. Is there a way to go from one island to another(Inisman to inisheer) in a very short time and cost efficient way?

      1 Answer Oct 7, 2011 at 2:59 PM
    • Distance Clifden - Carrigaholt

      County Galway Aug 11, 2011 at 12:28 AM

      Hi,
      We're going to be visiting Ireland at the end of August, staying in Clifden. We'd like to make a day trip to Carrigaholt further up the coast but don't know whether it's feasible in terms of distance / roads. Can anybody help?
      Thanks

      3 Answers Aug 11, 2011 at 4:42 PM
    • Gas laughs

      Galway Jun 20, 2011 at 11:29 AM

      Clubs on a Tuesday and Wednesday night? x o x o

      4 Answers Jun 20, 2011 at 11:45 AM
    • Failte tours

      Galway May 3, 2011 at 6:27 PM

      Hello,

      I was just wondering if anyone has had experience with the Failte tour company out of Galway. I'm considering connecting with a few of their tours from Dublin. Thanks!

    • feile 2011

      Galway Apr 21, 2011 at 1:55 PM

      Hi we have about 10 families travelling to the feile this year we would like to stay in galway city could anybody tell me is there a block of apartments of holiday homes/cottages that would cater for 10 families for the weekend of 24th to 26th june 2011, hotels are working out too expensive as most of the families would need 2 rooms to cater for adults and children ratio

      2 Answers Apr 22, 2011 at 12:31 AM
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      Night bus Galway - Dublin airport

      Galway Apr 15, 2011 at 1:34 PM

      I'm seeking alternatives to go back from Galway to Dublin airport at early morning. So I discovered www.citylink.ie and www.gobus.ie. Do you you have experiences with these bus operators? Are they reliable? And will it be necessary to reserve a seat in advance? Do you know, wether they've got onboard-toilets (Regarding to www.gobus.ie this operator have, but I do not know it about Citylink).

      3 Answers Jul 15, 2013 at 1:47 PM
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      Only 3 hrs to visit the island?

      Inishmore Apr 12, 2011 at 11:59 PM

      Regarding aranislandferries.com/times_... there are ferries to Inishmore from Ros a'Mhil at 1pm. The last return ferry will be at 5pm. Regarding to my information the sailing time will be 45 minutes...

      So do you think, that this short time on the island suffice to get an impression and to visit the major sights by rented bycicle? I realize, that it will probably be a very compendious tour, but unfortunately my time is very limited and I'd like to visit parts of Connemara (I'm thinking about Kylemore Abbey and a quick look at the Twelve Bens) ante meridien...

      Or should I even forego the Aran islands and make a more detailed Connemara-tour?

      1 Answer Apr 13, 2011 at 7:32 AM
    • Galway to Castlebar

      Galway Apr 12, 2011 at 6:19 AM

      Hi
      Can anyone advise me on the most economical transport from Galway to Castlebar, how often buses run and what the cost would be for a single ticket hopefully tomorrow. Also what sort of weather would I expect in Castlebar and how does it compare to Cork weatherwise
      Thanks for all the help to me so far as I backpack through beautiful Ireland.
      Cheers
      Brendan

      3 Answers Apr 12, 2011 at 12:23 PM
    • Good Friday Evening

      Galway Apr 10, 2011 at 3:37 PM

      Myself and a few friends are going to be on a Guided Tour of Ireland next week and will be spending the night in Galway on Good Friday. I just found out that ALL Pubs and Clubs are required to be closed on Good Friday. The tour operators must have forgotten to mention this when we booked :-)
      Any recommendations as to what to do on this night??
      Someone said that the Hotel bars are the only ones allowed to be open?? In the USA the hotel bars are consistently boring. Is the same true in Galway?? Am i allowed to go to another hotel bar if one is known to be better than the others - or am i restricted to only my hotel bar?

      Thank you in advance. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

      3 Answers Apr 11, 2011 at 2:10 AM
    • Football tickets

      Galway Apr 9, 2011 at 11:45 AM

      Hi
      Can anyone tell me where I might get a ticket to the Allianz Football Leage game Galway v Dublin tomorrow and how much it will cost.
      I'm from Australia and backpacking. Also can anyone tell me what the best way and fare is from Dublin to Galway as I'm planning to leave Dublin in the morning. Also looking at cheap accommodation backpackers or B & B
      Cheers
      Brendan

      1 Answer Apr 9, 2011 at 11:55 AM