• Arts & Culture,  Attractions,  Events,  Festivals,  Residence Hotel

    Ireland…make a break for it.

    If one thing come’s out of Covid19 it is a new found appreciation for this stunning little island of ours. Check out social media any day and you are inundated with the most amazing photos from all over the country, amazing cliffs, beautiful beaches and gorgeous greenery. It’s challenging not to be able to head off to the sun but an Irish staycation is much more than a consolation prize. Naturally the hospitality industry in this country has seen significant decrease in business due to the lack of international tourists however the government have put an incentive in place to help boost the Irish Tourism industry. The “staycation voucher” will…

  • Arts & Culture,  Attractions,  Festivals,  Residence Hotel

    Wave Goodbye to Winter and Welcome in the bright, fresh days of Spring…

    Wave goodbye to winter and welcome in the bright, fresh days of spring with a short break in Galway City. Soak up the city, just to wander around the medieval streets and the fresh, crisp air. Or whittle away an evening in a cosy pub with friends. March and April are a great time to visit Galway. Top attractions won’t be as busy as in the summer season, and you can get lucky with the weather to get out and about. Still, this is Galway – and it’s best to come prepared for all 4 seasons in a day!

  • Arts & Culture,  Attractions,  Festivals,  Residence Hotel

    Why you need to plan a Trip to Galway…

    So if you are planning a trip to Ireland in 2020, we've put together a list of Reasons to visit Galway in 2020....Welcome to The Residence Hotel Galway, a boutique, townhouse located in cultural Latin Quarter of the vibrant Galway city. Our neighbourhood is recognised as the most vibrant and historic area of Galway City, spoiling its visitors with an array of boutiques, cafes and restaurants...

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    Buy a Pal a Pint – even if you’re not there!

    This Christmas whether you are in Cork or Cambodia sitting on a beach in Queensland or you’re catching the Tube in London, there is no excuse for not getting your round in. 1520 Bar in the heart of the Latin Quarter in Galway has teamed up with the boffins in Booniverse to bring you the groundbreaking ‘Buy a Pal a Pint’ feature in the Galway App. Simply download the app and buy a pint and send it by email. Your Pal shows it to the team in 1520 Bar, they scan the phone and pour the pint. App Store https://tinyurl.com/yy8b6uq7 Google Play https://tinyurl.com/y5pcyunp What are you waiting for?  Book Direct to…

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    We’ve got that Festive Feeling…

    Meander through the narrow, cobbled stone streets of The Latin Quarter, under the canopy of Christmas twinkly lights, the festive atmosphere, alive with laughter and song and the hustle and bustle of Christmas shoppers. Its really feeling very festive here at The Residence Hotel. It think you’ll all agree, that Galway looks pretty magical under the night sky with Christmas decorations and with extra sparkle this year from the additional lights. Wrap up in your woollies in the crisp winter air and explore the weekend Galway Market around the corner, near St. Nicholas’ Church. This is the place to pick up local produce, Galway goodies, gifts and cheese!! The Traditional…

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    Christmas,  Residence Hotel

    Give the Gift of Galway

    You can now buy the gift of Galway for that someone special in your life. The Connacht Hospitality Group have launched its fantastic Gift Card just in time for Christmas. The Group which includes some of the most popular brands in the city has a card which can be used across all of its properties, so it is ideal for Galway people and visitors to the city of the tribes alike. The Connacht Hotel is one of the most popular family friendly hotels in the country so it is ideal for a family break away. With Friendly Fellows kids club one of Ireland’s longest running kids clubs there is lots…

  • Attractions,  Events,  Festivals,  Residence Hotel

    Reasons to visit Galway in 2020…

    So if you are planning a trip to Ireland in 2020, we've put together a list of Reasons to visit Galway in 2020....Welcome to The Residence Hotel Galway, a boutique, townhouse located in cultural Latin Quarter of the vibrant Galway city. Our neighbourhood is recognised as the most vibrant and historic area of Galway City, spoiling its visitors with an array of boutiques, cafes and restaurants...

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    Christmas is simply magical in Galway…

    You cannot beat the warm, fuzzy festive feeling at this time of year. Galway goes all out, and with lights and decorations and with extra lights this year – we simply cannot wait here at the Residence Hotel Galway. Make the most of our City Centre location on Quay St. and explore the Christmas Markets or plan a Christmas Shopping Break. There are so many unique, boutique shops where you will find the perfect gifts this Christmas. We are super excited to see the market returning to Eyre Square – Oh….the anticipation of what is to come! Opening from the 15th December this year.  I think we all revert to…

  • Arts & Culture,  Events,  Festivals,  Residence Hotel

    City of Festivals – Autumn Events

    Galway is known as the City of the Tribes but it could also be known as the City of Festivals. It feels like every week of the year Galway has another brilliant celebration taking place. Let’s have a quick look at a few of the upcoming Galway Festivals and events this Autumn. “GALWAY This western gem comes alive with festivals that draw the very best of local and international talent” Tourism Ireland GALWAY INTERNATIONAL OYSTER & SEAFOOD FESTIVAL Right on our own doorstep, we have an amazing celebration of some of the worlds best seafood. Over the last weekend of September, Galway City celebrates the Galway International Oyster & Seafood…

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