This year’s festival will explore the artistic cross fertilization of film and music and has invited Olivia Trummer to give her first Galway performance. It will also feature the Michael Buckley Quartet, bringing together some of Ireland’s finest jazz practioners of their generation.Galway Jazz Festival is an arts organisation whose aim is to promote jazz as an art form and develop an audience for jazz in the West of Ireland.
Baboró International Arts Festival brings the most diverse selection of world-class events from Ireland and around the world to its annual one-week festival in Galway each October. Baboró’s mission is ‘To explore with children the wonder of their world through the magic of creative expression’.For Children, this is Ireland’s flagship international arts festival devoted exclusively to children and families.
This 2014, they celebrate 18 years of presenting a multidisciplinary arts festival to thousands of children in Ireland from their base in Galway.
The Summer Festival Race Meeting at the Galway Races is renowned worldwide for its electric atmosphere, excellent racing and infectious sense of fun
Celebrities can be seen sipping champagne by the Champagne Tent, the most conservative of us will be heard above the crowd as the horses round the bend into the home stretch. The Galway Races is certainly a festival for everyone.
The Festival runs for seven consecutive days, the longest festival in Ireland and starts the last Monday in July each year. Highlights for the week include Wednesday, when the Galway Plate is held, and Thursday, when the Galway Hurdle and Ladies' Day take place. Family Day and Mad Hatters Day takes place on the Sunday of the Summer Festival Meeting, with children admitted free of charge.
While in Galway, take a tour with Galway Bus Tours to the Cliffs of Moher or Connmeara regions departing daily at 10am & 11:30am Book firstname.lastname@example.org or call 091 770066 to make a reservation