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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 February 2013

Heard this band for the first time last Saturday night in The Quays Galway, they were brilliant. It has been a long time since I've seen a band that actually loved what they were doing, they were musically brilliant and visually highly entertaining and uplifting....More

7  Thank J B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is a busy place in the city. Park in the shopping mall garage. It's a short walk to Quay St. and surrounds. Be sure to be back by 6:30 pm though. The garage closes then, and you'll pay a fortune to get your car...More

4  Thank Edie G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a ball shopping on Quay St in Galway! We visited the Claddagh Jewelers’s where the boys learned the history of the Claddagh and I found my Claddagh ring! The live street music was fantastic the boys really really loved that! We found a...More

Thank sindbadhill2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

Quay Street is the heart and soul of Galway City. It's a vibrant, buzzing little street full of restaurants, bars and street performers. It can be heard before seen and once you see it, particularly with it's Christmas lights hanging above, its a real memorable...More

Thank gazzaflazza23
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hit here for a good hit of Galway night-life: it's a street packed with bar after bar, and a few restaurants in-between! You'd have no need to leave this street for the evening with all that's on it- perfect for tourists looking for a good...More

Thank jessmurphy99
Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the busiest streets in galway practicaly bustling all year round good selection of shops @resteraunts a visit to the quays bar is a must any time of the year

Thank esmcdermott1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this area especially Quay Street. There is lots of energy, both from tourists and buskers, a great variety of shops all wrapped up in a historic setting of old buildings and cobblestone walk. Some of the stores backed onto a shopping mall which...More

Thank gibson737
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time touring the shops and sampling pub beer and grub. Easy to walk around. Close to the water.

Thank Ready2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a typical street of Ireland with lots of shops and pub, very nice to strool on this street. To see.

Thank b0b2145
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited during the Galway Arts festival at what would appear to be just the right time! A general hub bub was always generated on this street and on top of that the street performers were very entertaining! :)

Thank HopeImhelping
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the happening place in city center of Galway...all the great restaurants, shops, pubs and music are in and around this area.

Thank James P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, drink and souvenir shops along with street performers including traditional Irish ones! This is the main drag of Galway and while the souvenir shops are generally overpriced the pubs are reasonable and there is some fine dining and good times to be had!...More

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Journey308427
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Response from Linda K | Reviewed this property |
There are loads, so it depends on your budget. Jurys Inn would be very central, it's just off Quay St or the Meyrick which is on Eyre Square and close to the Bus & Rail Station. Connacht Hotel outside the city but there is a... More
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Response from Chochead | Reviewed this property |
Hello, if you're coming that far two nights will be worth it...if its too busy they'll be other quieter places...but the craic is what you want!! Good luck!
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