Your Spring Break in Galway

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Spring is the perfect time to fall in love with Galway. Our parks and walkways start to come alive with a riot of spring colour, from bright yellow daffodils to dainty purple crocuses. The weather is a little milder - perfect for exploring the quaint medieval streets. Whether you’re planning a relaxing, romantic getaway or an action-packed trip, spring is the perfect time to make new memories with your loved ones.

Spring is the perfect season for a wedding too. A new year and a new beginning - a perfect reason to tie the knot! Home of the famous Claddagh Ring, Galway is intrinsically linked with romance. This unique ring features a heart representing love, hands for friendship and a crown for loyalty. Worn on the left hand with the heart facing outward, it signifies engagement. Worn on the left hand with the heart facing inward, it signifies marriage.

Find out more about Galway’s rich heritage at the multitude of museums and cultural centres dotted around the city, including Galway City Museum and Katie's Claddagh Cottage, located in the historic Claddagh fishing village.

Celebrate Ireland’s national holiday St. Patrick's Day on 17 March. Local landmarks are turned green and local artists, musicians and community groups perform on the city’s streets, concluding with a musical celebration just outside The Hardiman, on Eyre Square.

Spring is the perfect time to experience local fresh seafood, quality meat, artisan baked goods and so much more. Why not start your culinary adventure at The Hardiman’s Gaslight Brasserie. Learn more about Galway’s food heritage on a walking tour of the city or check out the annual Galway Food Festival in April with more than 100 events showcasing the best of Irish produce.

If you love getting lost in a good book, Galway is home to one of the oldest and most celebrated literature festivals in Europe. Cúirt showcases poetry, prose and music each April. The week-long event celebrates national and international literary talent, hosting award-winning writers from across the globe.

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