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Feeling christmassy this year at the Galway Christmas markets

The Christmas markets are back this winter. Galway is welcoming visitors from now right up until December 22! Have you booked your trip to Galway to enjoy the lead up to Christmas?! Check out our website for the latest offers.  … Read More

30 years of woodquay hostel

We recently celebrated 30 years in business. Just a little bit about our building and history of being the 1st hostel in Galway City. When we bought it 30 years ago it was a family owned guest house.  We bought … Read More

THE PERFECT CRUISE ON THE RIVER CORRIB

Order a coffee from Corrib Tea Rooms located on the edge of the Salmon Weir. Take a short stroll to Steamers Quay, Woodquay,  just a short 5 minute from Woodquay Hostel. Advance booking is advised. The Corrib Princess offers a … Read More

Looking to stay along the Wild Atlantic way this summer?

Woodquay Hostel is an ‘Oldie but a Goldie’ Good news we are re-opening this June and we cannot wait to open our doors!! We are now registered with Failte Ireland under the welcome standard rating. Are you planning on a … Read More

The addictive magic of swimming in the sea

Thrill of cold water is an electrifying thought for an increasing number of sea-swimmers Diego’s Sea Swimming Story: I was very bored and unmotivated during lockdown 3.0 and I wanted to do a little bit of sports and the 5km … Read More

The perfect weekend in Galway this summer

If you are wondering where to go this summer, then pack your bags and head West – Galway City to be exact!. We’ve gone and planned in your weekend already and it saves you the headache. Hope for sunshine but … Read More

Bored in the house, in the house bored! Lockdown at home

Hello how are you all holding up?  We’ve rounded up a few things you can do during lockdown from the comfort of your home. Food glorious food! I don’t know about you but I’ve been eating my way through Galway’s … Read More

Nature Walk anyone?

It’s nice to socialise with people but it’s also good to socialise with nature in these times. Open your eyes more and you’ll see how much there is to discover in Galway’s nature scene. You will find a paradise; from … Read More

Take a stroll with us…

Well, what can we say…. a lot? Salthill is a Galway gem that we all love.  When walking the promenade every evening (sun, hail, rain, or snow), you escape the city and world around you. Start your walk from Nimmos … Read More

5 Photos of outstanding beauty in Galway

Now is the time to explore our love for Galway, with sea, rivers, mountains, lakes, forests, castles and beaches. This is the perfect opportunity for locals to seek out spots you may have missed or rediscover Galway in all it’s … Read More

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