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trad session in a Galway taxi office

This Video Shows One Way For Taxis To Compete Against Uber: Have A Trad Session In The Office!

Waiting for a taxi in the early hours is a sure way to kill the feeling from a good night. But in one Galway taxi office it became part of the night as 2 trad bands burst into an impromptu session that had people coming in off the streets. Local bands Porterhead and Simpsons Three…

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busking in Galway

3 Of The Worlds 4 Friendliest Cities Are In Ireland

Last week Condé Nast named Dublin the friendliest city in Europe. Now Travel + Leisure has gone farther and said that 3 of the four friendliest cities in the world are Irish. The magazine conducts annual “Best Of” surveys in annumber of categories and in the “Friendliest City” only Charleston, South Carolina prevented Ireland from…

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dusty the dolphin

The Anti-Fungi Strikes Again

We all know Fungi in Dingle is a friendly dolphin who loves being with people. Dusty is the anti-Fungi who attacks people. Dusty is a resident of the waters between Clare and Galway and is snatching headlines once again after video footage emerged of her recently attacking an unsuspecting swimmer. Last year, a clip of…

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a day at ballyloughane beach Galway

Experience Ballyloughnane Beach Like A Galwegian In This Video

Two Irish-complexioned lads show just how long and shallow Ballyloguhnane beach in Galways is in this short but funny video. It’s claimed to be the longest and shallowest beach in the world. Just how wide and shallow it is can be seen in this satellite picture. This video by two strapping local lads shows what…

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letter from Armenia to Galway

Galway Childs Act Of Kindness Rewarded 16 Years Later

It’s said that you get back many times what generosity you give out. And for a Tuam woman that has proven to be truer than she could ever have thought. 16 years ago Claire Fahy, then just 8 years old, along with her friends boxed up toys and clothes and sent them to Armenia. Though…

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