Go Racing at the Dogs

If you're looking for something different for a great night out, you’ll find it at Galway Greyhound Stadium. Nothing beats the excitement of greyhound racing, and some of the most exciting greyhound fixtures of the year take place right here.
Galway Greyhound Stadium is within easy access of Galway City Centre, so you have no shortage of things to do before or after your night of greyhound racing.
You can watch all the action unfold from the comfort of the bar. Or maybe from your table in our bright and atmospheric restaurant, where you can relax and place a bet with our table-side Tote service.
We have a range of packages on offer to suit all budgets, so you can tailor a great night out that suits everyone.

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Visit some of Galway's oldest pubs!

Galway, like any major city, has more than its fair share of pubs. Choosing one very much depends on whether you’d like to either go for that quiet drink or to fall in on a music session or obligatory sing song! We’ve put together a list of what we think are Galway City's most historical pubs, many of which host traditional Irish music sessions.

The Crane, Tig Cóilí, Taaffes, Murty Rabbitts, Tigh Neachtain’s, The Kings Head, O’Connor’s Famous Pub, The Galway Arms and The Spanish Arch Bar.

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Dance the night away in one of Galway's night clubs

Galway is home to a vibrant nightlife scene. The city has numerous pubs and bars as well as a few nightclubs along with some of the finest theatres and comedy clubs in the country. The possibilities are endless, from a quiet night out with friends with traditional Irish music or a night out dancing to the early hours, with so many things to do in Galway, you will not be disappointed.

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Go to a gig in Monroes Tavern

It has played host to internationally famed musicians such as Christy Moore, Paul Brady and many, many more.

Located just across the bridge from the Claddagh, it’s distinctive historical building holds a tavern to be proud of. Monroes Tavern is renowned for it’s friendly staff, warm atmosphere and live music. To top it off, great food awaits you in this wonderful bar in the heart of Galway’s Westend. The perfect first stop for a night out in Galway, pop in anytime for a tasty menu, rousing music and a genuine welcome. We have free entertainment every night of the week from 9pm in Monroes Tavern - stop in - we guarantee you'll enjoy it.

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Go to the theatre and see a show

Each year, the venue is the epicentre of activity for virtually all of Galway's key festivals and cultural events including Galway International Arts Festival, Galway Film Fleadh, Cuirt Festival of Literature, Baboro Children's Festival and Galway Comedy Festival to name but a few. Druid have premiered many of their acclaimed and award-winning productions at the venue before embarking on national and international tours including successful Broadway and West End runs, and an increasing number of Galway International Arts Festival's own productions tour the world following premieres at Town Hall Theatre and Black Box. Acclaimed for consistently delivering the best of national and international talent year-round to Galway audiences, the venue's programme proudly features the work of many performers, companies, musical societies and arts organisations (both professional and amateur) from across the city and county.

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