Great Western House

Frenchville Lane, Galway, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Galway

Day 10 - Galway and Connemara

A travel blog entry by lamondg

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... reality can sometimes be a little less defined. We make our first mistake soon after Galway, taking a road from Knocknacarra to Spiddal instead of Moycullen. No problem, it’s a loop so we will get back to our track soon.

We are all stunned by the rugged beauty of the landscape as it rolls by. Murray suggests we play a game of I Spy to pass the time. After ten turns where the answer was always ...

Arrival to the Emerald Isle

A travel blog entry by mcnamarakat

... people of Newgrange built a Stone Age passage tomb in 3200 BC. There are many different beliefs about its purpose so our tour guide said we could decide for ourselves why 80 men pulled 97 huge flat stones 80km to this hill. My favorite is to mark winter solstice. The tomb entryway is built at exactly the correct angle that the sun (on a clear not so cloudy Ireland day) rises precisely with the first rays going ...

All we want is a cup of tea!

A travel blog entry by hprentiss

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... beer. We were chatting with the bartender when all of a sudden I realized he was kind of standing at attention, I quickly looked around and noticed EVERYONE in the pub was standing. I whispered that to Mal and the bartender and he whispers back its the nation anthem. Thanks for the warning mister... So we quickly stood up for the rest of the song. Another weird thing was that it was only 12 but the musician was done and the pub was closing. I mean it was a Monday night, but its Ireland! ...

Galway: The Big Shmoke

A travel blog entry by beachbumaxp

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... it thar.” Just talking about it seemed to make him really content. He went on about how the Boston Celtics were his favorite sports team and how he wished Ireland had a team in the NBA. I mentioned to him that I was a Denver Nuggets season ticket holder, and that I once saw the Nuggets beat the Kevin Garnett-led Celtics during the year which the team won the title. That might not have been the best idea, as he immediately retorted “I don’t much like ye ...

Aillte an Mothair

A travel blog entry by andy-nic

... 8217;s farm. Just imagine having a castle from the 12th century in your backyard it is mad! Driving along the coast we came across a small surfing town. Andy was amazed by the amount of people in the freezing water trying to learn to surf! Not everyone has weather like the sunny coast. We drove down some small roads as you always ended up back to the main road and in the direction of Galway and if all went a rye we always had ...

Location

This hotel, located on Frenchville Lane, Galway, is near Eyre Square, Padraic O'Conaire Statue, Galway City walking Tour, and Riverside Walk.
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