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Colloquially known as the "Skeff", this is pub reflects the Irish tradition. The wooden interior and traditional decor contribute to the comfortable atmosphere. With six bar areas on different levels, The Skeff Bar is a great place to meet friends and enjoy a drink. It usually gets fairly crowded at weekends, so if you would rather sit than stand arrive early! On weekend nights there is a late bar with a DJ providing the tunes.
O'Connell's has been around for so long that it has come to an indispensable and iconic part of Galway's nightlife scene. Inside, an ornate tin roof, solid wood seating and stained-glass windows lend credence to the idea that the bar is frozen in a time. Good cheer and bonhomie can be found aplenty at this classic Irish pub where whiskey and beer are served with a smile. The bar is also home to fabulous beer garden and an outdoor BBQ area where friends can gather over a pint or two. As for entertainment, look forward to a varied line-up with televised sports, live music and more. Stop by O'Connell's for an authentic taste of Irish hospitality and an all-round good time.
Between the medieval quarter and the shopping area of Galway city stands this small, vintage pub. The colorful exterior gives a hint of the lively atmosphere within. This pub attracts a regular local crowd, and tourists are drawn to the buzz in summer when the crowd spills on to the street. The bar staff has the reputation of being among the most obliging and friendly in Galway. The pub is known to host comedy evenings with Ireland's Smallest Comedy Club on a regular basis. A favorite on game nights, the pub is also one of the best places to watch a live game.
McGettigan's is a popular pub complete with live music, sports, fine drinks and great food. It has an attractive decor with an indoor garden. Catch the latest action in sports on any one of their many high definition televisions or enjoy live music by top local musicians. Tipple on exquisite artisan cocktails or nosh on delicious pub fare. They even have a separate menu for kids, making it a complete family experience.