Galway Events

  • Sun 3/8/2014: Omey Races
    Location: Galway
    Description: The Omey Races take place annually on the strand at Omey Strand, Claddaghduff in Connemara. The annual summer races have been steadily attracting greater numbers every year for a wonderful day of sand, sea, possibly sun and of course, horse racing. With up to nine races on the card, there's opportunities for young, upcoming jockeys to hone their skills, while providing a great day out for spectators. The first race will be off at 1pm sharp.
  • Sat 9/8/2014: Great Spin Out West
    Location: Galway
    Description: he Great Spin Out West (GSOW) is the fastest growing cycling sportive in Ireland. Now in its 4th year, it takes place every August in Connemara, Co. Galway. In just two years over 500 people of all ages and ability have cycled the GSOW with all proceeds going toward Cancer Care West, a west of Ireland focused charity. Starting and finishing in Oughterard on 9th August 2014, the 125 km route takes in some of Galway’s most scenic views.
  • Sat 9/8/2014: Streets of Galway 8k Road Race
    Location: Galway
    Description: Galway’s most popular athletic event, the Streets of Galway 8k Road Race is in it's 29th year the event will include more than 2,000 runners. Starting from South Park in the Claddagh, the race takes in the city centre streets, following a course out to Salthill before finishing with a two kilometre final stretch along with prom.
  • Sun 17/8/2014: Etape Connemara
    Location: Galway
    Description: The Étape Connemara is a 150km cycling sportive which will take place on Sunday 17th August 2014. This is a chip-timed event on open roads in Connemara. The event is organised by Croí, the heart & stroke charity, with all proceeds going back to the charity..
  • Sat 23/8/2014: Sugarbeat
    Location: Galway
    Description: Sugar Beat 2014 is Galway's new outdoor music festival. SugarBeat will take place in Tuam Stadium, Co. Galway on the 23rd August 2014. The one-day festival includes two live music stages, 10 acts and a wide range of food and beverage offerings. The festival grounds are within walking distance of the town centre.
  • Sat 23/8/2014: Galway Heritage Week
    Location: Galway
    Description: Galway’s rich heritage is set to be celebrated in a range of events across the city and county as part of National Heritage Week. Over 100 different events are planned from Ballinasloe to Inishbofin and will take in everything from genealogy workshops to talks on the history of the Connemara pony.
    Start Date: 23/8/2014
    End Date: 31/8/2014
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