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Discover the Ocean your way with Galway Atlantaquaria

Galway Atlantaquaria, Ireland’s largest native species aquarium, is an incredible way to take in all the marine life of Ireland's rivers, lakes, and the...

More than 15,000 jobs at risk as Galway hotels struggle

There are 15,400 jobs in Galway alone in danger of being lost amid a massive drop in occupancy at hotels and guesthouses this season. The...

Staycation tax credit scheme discriminates against older people – Naughten

The government's new scheme to encourage people to staycation and spend money in Irish hospitality businesses discriminates against older people a Galway TD has...

‘Make a Break for Galway’ this Autumn for your staycation

A new tourism initiative is pushing people in Ireland to 'Make a Break for Galway' this year for their holidays, pushing Galway city a...

County Council publishes draft plan for Lough Derg tourism development

Galway County Council has published a Lough Derg Visitor Experience Development Plan to increase tourism and visitors to the lake area, and is inviting...

Plans lodged for 186 room hotel and spa in Briarhill

Plans have been lodged with the city council for the construction of a new hotel and spa in Briarhill. The proposed eight storey hotel will...

Expressions of Interest sought for Salthill Tourist Office site

Galway City Council is seeking Expressions of Interest for the site of the former Tourist Information Office in Salthill to provide new economic, tourism,...

Two Galway Greenways awarded €315,000 in funding

Galway has been allocated €315,000 in funding for initial work on section of the Connemara and Quiet Man Greenways today. Two separate allocations have been...

Mayor Cubbard support chauffeurs in three day Drive2Survive

Mayor of Galway City Mike Cubbard has expressed his support for a campaign by chauffeurs highlighting the impact the drop in tourism has had...

Tourism Recovery Fund supporting festivals promoting Galway City

Galway City Council is accepting applications for funding from festivals, events or promotions that will help in the economic recovery of the city in...

Approval given to use student accommodation at former Westwood Hotel for tourists

An Bord Pleanála has granted approval for the student accommodation on the site of the former Westwood Hotel to take in tourists in the...

GMIT Hotel School named one of the Top 10 hospitality institutes in the world

GMIT has had a strong reputation for support local industry ever since it first opened in 1972, so it's no surprise the The Galway...

WATCH: Derry Girls’ Nicola Coughlan stars in new video showcasing Galway

Derry Girls star Nicola Coughlan has featured in a short film created by Tourism Ireland to promote and celebrate Ireland's theatre culture. The award-winning Galway...

Aran Islands residents raise concerns about potential COVID outbreak

Medical staff and 'adequate procedures' must be in place on the Aran Islands in the event of a coronavirus outbreak, following reports of another...

Galway City Museum reopens with new exhibitions

Galway City Museum is reopening this morning after months of closure, with two brand new exhibits to welcome visitors back. The city museum is reopening...

Tourists Arriving in Droves – A Disservice to Our Sacrifice

On 12 March, the government shut all schools, colleges, childcare facilities and cultural institutions, and advised cancelling large gatherings. A few days later, the...

Galway Hotel designates an entire floor to over 65s

One of the things we've all been asked to do in the COVID-19 crisis is to show consideration for older people who are more...

Survival of up to 135 bus and coach operators in Galway threatened

Up to 135 private bus and coach operators in Galway face an "uncertain" prospect of survival without government intervention the Coach Tourism & Transport...

GMIT partners with Canadian college to promote international tourism

The GMIT Galway International Hotel School has partnered with St. Laurence College Canada on a new initiative to promote international tourism and hospitality. The two...

Control your holiday with the Connacht Cruiser motorhome from the Connacht Hotel

Galway's Connacht Hotel has broken new ground in the self-catering tourism market with the launch of the 'Connacht Cruiser' luxury motorhome. The Connacht Hotel is...
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Coronavirus: 396 new confirmed cases, 12 in Galway

No further deaths related to the coronavirus have been reported today, but 396 new cases have been confirmed. Twelve of the new cases are in...

Spring 2021 start date for construction of extension to OPW Headford offices

Work on an expansion of the Regional Headquarters for the OPW in Headford is progressing, with tenders for the construction contract expected to be...

Coronavirus: No further deaths, 274 cases confirmed today

No further deaths related to Covid-19 have been reported by the Department of Health today, but there are 274 new confirmed cases of the...

14-day Covid incidence rate for local areas revealed in new data

New figures released by the Department of Health today shows that just one local electoral area in Galway had a higher 14-day Covid incidence...
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