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    • Older Times in Drogheda

      Drogheda Oct 9, 2016 at 5:50 PM

      When I was a child my father took us to Ireland where he was from.
      he took us to see our uncle (his older brother) Patrick who lived in Drogheda but the pics I see are not how I remember it, it may be that it was on the outskirts I remember is was very quiet not many dwellings in fact my uncles home was very basic single story dwelling and it had an old stem roller outside.
      Just wondered if anyone has any clue as to where exactly this might have been long shot I know!

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      Train from Dublin to Belfast

      Ireland Oct 5, 2016 at 10:09 AM

      We are going to Ireland in November and will be taking Irish Rail train from Dublin to Belfast. Is it necessary or advantageous to book those tickets in advance? I am a little hesitant to do that and lock into a departure time because we will be taking a bus from Dublin Airport to the Dublin train station. While flight is sceduled to arrive at 7AM who knows when we would eventually get to the station. I am thinking it might just be easier to buy tickets at train station. Would the Dubin-Belfast train be that crowded in November? Any advice would be most welcome.

    • Transit UK without visa

      by kateBY Online Now May 16, 2016 at 6:13 AM

      Going through Stansted airport from Dublin to La Rochelle in France and back the same way. i'm a Belarusian citizen but currently live in Ireland and have a D type Irish visa. Have read on the UK website the new regulations allow me to travel through UK without transit visa even when crossing the border (going through customs|). Can't get to anyone to confirm it - keep kicking me from embassy to airport to visa issuing guys. Anyone could help? don't wanna be deported or something. Thanks a mil in advance

      9 Answers May 17, 2016 at 2:26 AM
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      The cliffs of moher

      by NewYorktoDublin Online Now Apr 27, 2016 at 1:03 PM

      I'm spending the 4th of May in Galway so I can connect to the bus on the 5th to see the cliffs of moher . Should it be raining would it still be worth going ? Hate to go all the way out there and not be able to see them as I'm staying in Dublin .

      4 Answers Apr 28, 2016 at 9:44 AM
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      Car hire in Galway

      by Drugness Online Now Jan 9, 2016 at 12:03 PM

      Hello all
      I have a couple of French friends who are visiting Galway soon and they would like to know the best option for care hire in the city. Can anyone recommend the best place with the best rates?
      Also, the guys are quite young, early 20's, so is that an issue for them to hire? As long as they have full licenses for over 12 months then it should be ok, right?
      Thank you all :)

      8 Answers Jan 10, 2016 at 4:25 AM
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      Connemara itinerary

      by kiko76 Online Now Jul 29, 2015 at 8:39 AM

      I have only mid day to visit the Connemara by car starting from Galway.
      Someone can suggest me an itinerary?

      2 Answers Jul 29, 2015 at 9:05 AM
    • Easter Sunday and Monday

      by rockybear17 Online Now 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
    • Shell Beach

      by crazymum Online Now 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

      by donegalgirl1 Online Now 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
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      Galway in a day

      by sparkieplug24 Online Now 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

      by xonessa487 Online Now 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

      by NidiaAlvarez Online Now 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

      by Yvodad Online Now 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
    • where to travel from pa. north in less than 4 hours

      by mh18640 Online Now 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
    • Should i move to Galway

      by Forfour Online Now 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.....?


      3 Answers May 9, 2012 at 2:20 PM
    • Gas laughs

      by sexyyoungwanns2k11 Online Now 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

      by rh7036 Online Now May 3, 2011 at 6:27 PM


      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

      by charlie111 Online Now 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

      by schmechi Online Now 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 and 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 this operator have, but I do not know it about Citylink).

      3 Answers Jul 15, 2013 at 1:47 PM
    • Galway to Castlebar

      by celtic10 Online Now Apr 12, 2011 at 6:19 AM

      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.

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

      by LtMorale Online Now 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

      by celtic10 Online Now Apr 9, 2011 at 11:45 AM

      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

      1 Answer Apr 9, 2011 at 11:55 AM
    • Getting between Salthill and Galway City Center?

      by corianderstem Online Now Apr 7, 2011 at 2:01 PM

      I'm thinking about staying in the Salthill area rather than the city center, as it looks like a wonderful part of town.

      How easy is it to get to the city center from there? I'll have a car but would rather not drive around the city, so would be walking (during daylight hours), taking a bus or getting a cab.

      I'm basing myself in Galway for 3 days, with one day reserved for exploring the city, one day reserved for driving around Connemara, and the third day for a trip to the Aran Islands, so I don't know that I really *need* to be in the city center for convenience.

      How long a walk is it, do you think? I walk at a good clip. Is there a frequent bus that goes between the two?


      9 Answers Apr 9, 2011 at 8:40 AM
    • Bikes in Galway

      by xaviermatt Online Now Mar 21, 2011 at 6:41 PM

      My girlfriend and I are staying in a B&B about 4 kilometers from Galway city in April. We were thinking of hiring bicycles so that we could park our car at the B&B and ride the bikes to and from town. Does anyone know if that's a good idea? Is it generally safe for cyclists on the roads/sidewalks inside and just outside the city? Is it safe to lock a bike around the city? Is it safe to ride at night?

      Thanks for any advice or answers to my multiple questions!

      4 Answers Mar 22, 2011 at 11:07 AM
    • Joyces Craft Shop

      by jmoneill Online Now Jan 28, 2011 at 9:03 AM

      Do you have an email address for Mark Joyce or Joyces Craft Shop. in 2002 I purchased a marble Galway hooker that I have broken and wish to replace.
      Joyce O'Neill

      3 Answers Jan 28, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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      Galway or Limerick

      by schmechi Online Now Nov 21, 2010 at 1:07 PM

      Which city is more worth seeing, Galway or Limerick? Unfortunately my time is limited and I can only afford one day in one of this cities.

      I'd spent two nights in the selected city using it as a base for a daytrip to Cliffs of Moher, the other day would be free for sightseeing...

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      Sights on the way from Dublin to Galway

      by globetrotting_man Online Now Jul 27, 2010 at 1:32 PM

      We're going to be driving from Dublin to Galway on a weekday in late August. Couple questions: How long would it take if we just drove straight through. Are there any "must stop and see" sights along the way? Thanks!

      3 Answers Jul 29, 2010 at 6:25 AM
    • nite life salthill

      by lfc Online Now Jun 9, 2010 at 12:03 PM

      hi folks
      what is the nite life like in salthill.
      i am interested in pubs with live music

      2 Answers Jun 14, 2010 at 7:43 AM
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      Accomodations in Galway City Center?

      by cdean Online Now Jun 9, 2010 at 11:48 AM

      I'm looking for a centrally located hotel or B & B - for about a five night stay. I'd like to pay about 75 - 85 Euros per night on average. I'll be traveling alone so I'm looking for somewhere I'll feel comfortable coming and going. Also, is the Salthill area walking distance of the city center? That looks like it would have some moderately priced places to stay.. Thanks for the feedback!

      4 Answers Jun 10, 2010 at 8:53 AM
    • How to get to Galway?

      by tregs22 Online Now Jun 1, 2010 at 4:34 PM


      I am looking at visiting Galway in the summer but cannot seem to find any flights going from anywhere near where I live. Does anyone know if there are any airlines that fly to Galway from either Southampton or Bournemouth airports? If not these, then any airports near to these?



      4 Answers Jun 2, 2010 at 2:02 AM
    • Need an address

      by aeastabrooks Online Now May 28, 2010 at 9:14 PM

      We stopped at Joyces Craft Shop and had a delightful time talking with the owner. He was a world of information - we made sure to stop at everything he said "Don't miss." I've got a book of Washington State I want to send him. I figure he shared his country with us - I'd love to share my state with him. If anyone has an address, I'd really appreciate it! Loved Ireland - loved the people - would love to go back again some time!

      2 Answers Jun 1, 2010 at 5:30 PM
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      Flea markets, Car boot sales & Antique markets/stores Sat June 26 & Sun June 27th?

      by charlesracine Online Now May 25, 2010 at 10:32 AM

      Hello, does anyone have any information and detail on local/Galway Flea markets, Car boot sales & Antique markets or stores on Sat June 26 & Sun June 27st? We really enjoy the experience of a local market. We will have a car also, local public transportation works well too.

      Thank you all for any & all comments.

      1 Answer May 26, 2010 at 4:21 PM