- Sat 4/10/2014: Galway Bay Half Marathon & 10K Location: Galway
Description: The Elverys Sports Galway Bay Half Marathon & 10K race includes a half marathon (13.1 miles) and also a 10k run/walk in aid of Cancer Care West along a fast, flat, fun and scenic route starting and finishing along Galway’s famous coast line on the edge of the city and the Bay.
- Wed 8/10/2014: Galway Jazz FestivalLocation: Galway
Description: The Galway Jazz Festival returns for its ninth year, with an expanded programme with shows to be held in An Taibhdhearc, Druid Theatre, The Black Cat in Salthill, the Meyrick Hotel, The Electric Garden, various schools in the city and county, as well as public spaces around the city.
Start Date: 8/10/2014
End Date: 12/10/2014
- Mon 13/10/2014: Baboró International Arts Festival for ChildrenLocation: Galway
Description: Ireland’s premier international arts festival for children and families runs in Galway city and county in mid October, featuring Theatre, Dance, Literature, Music, Puppetry, Workshops and Visual Art for all ages. See the magic of well-known stories come to dazzling life on the stage. Special treats are also in store for everyone with beautiful exhibitions, readings and workshops. Come to Galway to experience this delightful Festival and explore this beautiful family-friendly city.
Start Date: 13/10/2014
End Date: 19/10/2014
- Tue 21/10/2014: Galway Comedy FestivalLocation: Galway
Description: The Galway Comedy Festival has grown since its beginning in 2005 to become a major event on the comedy circuit in Ireland, regularly attracting big international names to the city for week leading up to and including the October Bank Holiday weekend. With several shows each day and night, with comedy show for children too, you are garaunteed to see well known comidians both Irish and international –and a decent number of ‘faces from the telly’ there.
Start Date: 21/10/2014
End Date: 27/10/2014
- Sat 25/10/2014: Galway Aboo Halloween FestivalLocation: Galway
Description: Something spooktacular is taking place in Galway’s Latin Quarter this Halloween Weekend. On Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th and Thursday 31st October, the city’s medieval streets will host the country’s biggest Halloween Festival with many fun and free events planned for the weekend with high-spirits guaranteed.
Start Date: 25/10/2014
End Date: 31/10/2014
- Sun 26/10/2014: Galway Races - October Racing FestivalLocation: Galway
Description: The October Racing Festival takes place in Galway on Sunday and Monday, 26th and 27th October, 2014. So if you fancy some great racing and great fun, then this is the place to be. There will be great racing, free car parking, free entry for children under 14, free racecard draw each day, big screen, Tote, On course bookmakers, bar and restaurant facilities • Admission Price: €15 per adult Music will be by the Guinness Jazz Band.
Start Date: 26/10/2014
End Date: 27/10/2014