We update this regularly with details of festivals in Galway and more information on events in Galway to help you plan your next visit to Galway City.
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Galway will celebrate European Researchers’ Night in September (date to be confirmed) together with 320 cities around Europe with its latest Sea2Sky event. Sea2Sky, organised by NUI Galway in collaboration with the Marine Institute, Galway Atlantaquaria and its new partner CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork, will showcase science on the grandest of scales themed around marine science, atmospherics and astronomy. The main events will be held at the Galway Bay Hotel, Leisureland and Galway Atlantaquaria. more info: www.sea2sky.ieRead more Book a room
This September 5-7, 2014, a festival dedicated to Oscar Wilde will take place in Galway, Ireland. This is the only festival, celebrating the writer's life and work in Ireland. This is the second year of the festival and we are building on the huge success and encouragement from year one.Read more Book a room
On the last weekend of September each year, the picturesque town of Galway hosts the Galway International Oyster Festival, one of the biggest events in Ireland's social calendar. A feast of live entertainment, gourmet food, fine wine and of course Oysters and Guinness are enjoyed by some 10,000 people with guests and luminaries from all over the world.