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The Weather in Galway
This is the climate diagram for Galway. July is the warmest month of the year in Galway, with temperatures reaching an average daily maximum of 17°. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 2° in January. The rainiest month is August, while the driest month is April.
Holiday lettings in Galway City on the West Coast of Ireland
Located on the West Coast of Ireland, Galway City serves as a great base for visiting the Wild Atlantic Way. Sights such as the Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands are easily accessible from Galway City and there are plenty of local sights to enjoy if you stay in a holiday letting in the area.
Galway city is well connected by bus and train to other places around Ireland. There are regular, direct connections from Dublin Airport and from Dublin city centre. A bus journey from Dublin will take about 2.5 hours.
Although Ireland does not have the most reliable climate throughout the year, the mild temperatures and fresh air make for a comfortable trip. The Summer and Autumn months tend to be sunnier and brighter than the rest of the year and are ideal for anyone who enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking.
Nightlife and going out
The social scene in Galway has a lot to offer every night of the week with plenty of pubs and clubs around the city. Live traditional irish music and ceilis (evenings of traditional Irish folk music and dancing) are easy to find, and soaking up the atmosphere of a typical Irish pub is highly recommended in this part of Ireland.
Galway Arts Festival
The Galway International Arts festival takes place every July and always draws many visitors. Hundreds of events are presented during the festival including theatre, music, comedy, literature and dance shows naking this annual festival popular with locals and visitors alike.
What to see in Galway City
Galway Harbour dates back to the 10th Century. Nowadays, it serves as a large shipping port and as a base for ferries that connect the mainland with the surrounding islands.
Constructed in the 16th Century, the Spanish Arch consists of 2 arches that were once part of the city wall. Travellers interested in history shouldn't miss this historic attraction.
Galway City Museum
Located just beside the Spanish Arch, the Galway City Museum has both touring and permanent exhibitions that represent the heritage and history of the region.
Situated in Galway Bay, Dunguaire Castle was built in the 16th Century. The castle played an important role in Ireland's literary history and served as a meeting place for the likes of WB Yeats, Lady Gergory and George Bernard Shaw.
Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas
This huge, renaissance style Roman Catholic Cathedral was built quite recently, in 1965, and is the last stone Cathedral built in Europe.
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