I'll be in Galway for a conference in late May. I'd like to tack on a week of long walks/day hikes in Ireland. Suggest itineraries? (Difficulty level: no car.) [more inside]
My family (two American Gen Xers and a 17yo) has one day left in our trip, and we would appreciate suggestions of how to spend it. [more inside]
I'll be attending a conference in June from Sunday - Thursday in Dublin, but I'm flying out of Shannon on Sunday morning. I was planning on taking the train from Dublin to Galway on Friday morning. Where should I stay and how do I get to Shannon in time to make a 11:30 am international flight? [more inside]
My extended family, 29 people, will be visiting Ireland in the Summer of 2015. Yay! Because of the size of our group, We have already booked some accommodations. Our plan was to be in Galway on the final weekend, Aug 1 & 2, 2015, which is the Galway Races. Will this enhance or disrupt our experience? Details inside. [more inside]
If you could go to one other city in Ireland besides Dublin for two days, what would it be? [more inside]
I've just been shortlisted for an academic position at the National University of Ireland, Galway campus, but I'm currently living in Australia! Help me with the logistics of starting to consider this move, how we might do it and what Ireland (and NUI Galway, Galway the town) is actually like! [more inside]
Driving through the northern half of Ireland next week, does anyone have any suggestions on castles, sights, breweries, or distilleries that we shouldn't miss? [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a good place for traditional Irish music near the Jurys Inn on Quay St in Galway City?