Galway City in detail

Drinking & Nightlife

Galway's pub selection is second to none. The city is awash with traditional pubs offering live music, along with stylish wine and cocktail bars. Expect throngs of revelers, especially on weekends and throughout the summer.

Look out for craft beers by local success story Galway Hooker (, named for the iconic local fishing boats, on tap around town.

The city's West End has a lively bar scene, popular with locals.