Sun setting on the Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare

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Events & Festivals In Ireland's West

With a lower population and visitor numbers than the majority of other regions of Ireland, it can be sometimes tricky to find local events in the west. This is especially true once you travel outside of the cultural hub of Galway City. On this page we have tried to find the best events and activities in Galway as well as its surrounding areas.

Film Festivals in West Ireland

Music Festivals in West Ireland

Book Festivals in West Ireland

Cycling & Walking Events in West Ireland

Food Festivals in West Ireland

Farmers Markets in West Ireland

  • Ennis Farmers Market Clare (Friday, 8a.m to 2p.m)
  • Ballyvaughan Farmers Market Clare
  • St. Nicholas' Market Galway (Open Weekends only)
  • Kinvara Farmers' MarketGalway (Friday 10a.m to 2p.m)

Top 10 Day Trips and Attractions

These top attractions are all too good to put in a strict order. So just think of them as ten of the best. The ten attractions and destinations that you won't want to miss.

What interests you most?

Discover the face of Ireland that interests you most. We've broken Ireland's attractions, locations, and events into categories so you can easily find what appeals to you and your group.

Irish Culture

A nation of poets, playwrights, thinkers, and creators. See the homes and landscapes that inspired the likes of Swift, Wilde, Yeats, Joyce and Heaney.

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TV & Film

You've seen them on the big screen. Now experience Ireland's landscapes for yourself, visiting the sets of Game of Thrones, Star Wars and other classics.

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Castles & History

An ancient world awaits you. From within the stones of Ireland's ancient castles and monuments, the legends of ages past will reveal themselves to you.

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Outdoor Pursuits

Don't forget your camera as you head outdoors in Ireland. Some magnificent landscapes await you whether you're walking, cycling, sailing or climbing.

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Island Life

As well as being an Island itself, Ireland is surrounded by smaller islands with tiny populations and fascinating backstories. We're working our way through them!

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Ireland's stunning scenery and breathtaking natural landscape make it a photographer's dream. The urban environments are also very snap-worthy!

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