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Taibhdhearc Theatre

Taibhdhearc Theatre was first leased from the Augustinian Fathers by Hilton Edwards. After being refurbished it opened its doors to audiences in August 1928 with a production of "Diarmuid and Gráinne" by Micheál MacLiammóir. Since this date Galway has had a theater which presents plays in the Irish language. The theater also regularly features regular musicals and opera. Many luminaries have appeared at the Taibhdhearc, including playwright and novelist Walter Macken, poet Máirtin Ó Direáin, distinguished actress Siobhán McKenna and actor Seán McClory.

Renville Park

Situated about twenty minutes' drive from Galway city and close to the village of Oranmore, Renville Park surrounds a magnificent 16th century estate. The grounds include a network of trails and walks through woodlands, providing spectacular views of the sea and of counties Clare and Galway.The variety of flora includes several tree varieties, wild flowers, shrubs and old creeping ivy. Local fauna incorporates otter, heron, curlew and raven. The park has picnic areas with barbeque facilities (bring your own charcoal) and a children's play area. Open all year round, this park makes for a great family day out.

Kenny Gallery

Kenny Gallery, located at the back of the bookshop of the same name, hosts about fifteen exhibitions each year. Their focus is on contemporary Irish art, although they also exhibit the work of 19th and early 29th century artists. Kenny is probably the most prominent gallery in Galway and its bright, airy space forms an ideal background for both paintings and sculpture.

Galway Arts Centre

The Galway Arts Centre is a useful resource for anyone interested in Galway's thriving arts scene. The arts center incorporates a contemporary art gallery and a box office, as well as provides space for educational workshops and classes. The center hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including exhibitions, workshops, classes and lectures spanning the full spectrum of the arts, with a special focus on theater and visual arts. It also manages the Nun's Island Theatre nearby and organizes the annual Cuirt Literary Festival. With its varied program or events and educational activities, the Galway Arts Centre is truly a boon for audiences and artists alike.

Galway Atlantaquaria

Galway's only aquarium has been a great success with the public, especially with children. Indigenous fresh and seawater species can be seen in re-created habitats. Through the reinforced glass you can watch a variety of sea life, including conger eels, trout and the amicable thornback ray. The shark enthusiast can view spur dog, bull huss and tope varieties. Afterwards, unwind at the Lighthouse Café and wander through the Mermaid Giftshop. The Atlantaquarium provides an adventurous and enjoyable family day out.

Shop Street

Shop Street is the central location for shopping in Galway, with plenty of locals and tourists checking out the variety of stores and strolling the sidewalks. Some long-standing brick buildings and artsy cafes give certain sections of the street a more intellectual feel, while street performers in other places create a laid back atmosphere. Shop Street also features one of Galway's oldest architectural structures, Lynch's Castle.

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