• LOCATION 3 | A Guide to Galway by Bike: Hidden Gems, Haunting Stories and Stunning Vistas

    Modern Galway

    Modern Galway on Galway audio tour A Guide to Galway by Bike: Hidden Gems, Haunting Stories and Stunning Vistas

    Please take the next turn right up ahead. We are cycling to the docks area of the city.

    Firstly a little information about modern Galway. Galway City is Ireland’s fastest-growing city. It’s a young city, with an average age of 37. It is a multicultural city with over 23,000 of its residents born outside of Galway. It’s a city of arts and culture, where one can often hear the native Gaelic language being spoken.

    Galway is known as a party city with major festivals such as the Galway Arts Festival which runs over two weeks in July, hosting world-renowned artists and musicians. This is also home to The Galway Races, a horse racing festival when for seven days hordes of people from all over Ireland descend on the City for a week of drinking, gambling, and the craic. Added to this Galway is a University City with students making up 25% of the population.

    Continue straight.

A Guide to Galway by Bike: Hidden Gems, Haunting Stories and Stunning Vistas