Blackrock, Salthill

Blackrock, Salthill


Salthill is a suburb of Galway city and is one of Ireland’s most popular holiday destinations, with its sandy beaches and seaside walks being the main attractions. The promenade is 3kms long, where locals and visitors stroll in the evening and take the fresh sea air, while “watching the sun go down on Galway Bay”.   Swimming, sailing, snorkelling, fishing and sea angling can be enjoyed.

The golden mile of restaurants, pubs and casinos also play their part by day, while shows, dancing and pubs play their part at night. For the sporting enthusiast there is horse riding, golf, tennis, pitch and putt and ten pin bowling in the nearby clubs.

Eyre Square, Galway

Eyre Square, Galway

Galway is a vibrant University city which has managed to retain its old world charm. It is situated on the River Corrib at the mouth of Galway Bay. With a population of approx. 80,000 inhabitants, it is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe.

Galway is renowned for its festivals, music, theatres, cinemas, art galleries, restaurants, cafes, shops and narrow medieval streets and lanes. There are many historical and cultural places of interest ranging from its rich medieval history to the modern-day arts and entertainment. Throughout the year, formal evening entertainment or relaxed events can be found here.

Kylemore Abbey

Kylemore Abbey


Connemara, long been regarded as the real emerald of Ireland, is one of the most scenic regions in Ireland, with its many bogs, rugged mountains, blue lakes and rivers running down to many beach lined shores.

Drive along the coast road through this natural and unspoilt environment with the Atlantic ocean on your left. In the many little towns you’ll be greeted by the warm, friendly locals, extending a hospitality which is the essence of Ireland.  

Not to be missed is the Sky road north of Clifden, Kylemore Abbey, the National Park. Here the pace of life is relaxed. Return by the lakes via Oughterard, where fishing is abundant.  Artists from all over the world have come to paint this region with its ever changing light.


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