Two or three 90-minute cruises per day on the River Corrib and Lough Corrib, departing from Woodquay, just beyond Salmon Weir Bridge.
Rising over the River Corrib, imposing Galway Cathedral was dedicated by the late Cardinal Richard Cushing of Boston in 1965. The...
Nora Barnacle House
James Joyce's wife Nora Barnacle (1884–1951) lived here until shortly before they met in Dublin in 1904. It's now a privately owned...
Town Hall Theatre
The Town Hall Theatre features Broadway and West End shows and visiting singers.
Asian Tea House
Decorated with pan-Asian motifs, rattan seats and bamboo lampshades, this seductively lit restaurant is a delight from start to finish....
Salmon Weir information
Upstream from Salmon Weir Bridge, which crosses the River Corrib just east of Galway Cathedral, the river cascades down the great weir, one of its final descents before reaching Galway Bay. The weir controls the water levels above it, and when the salmon are running you can often see shoals of them waiting in the clear waters before rushing upriver to spawn. The salmon and sea-trout seasons usually span February to September, but most fish pass through the weir during May and June.
It's naturally a popular spot for anglers, even with Galway Fisheries ' restriction of one fish per day during May and June – a fish can weigh up to 16lb, or heavier.