Galway's Traditional Music Spots (Self Guided), Galway

Get to see Ireland from inside. Relax in a traditional Irish atmosphere and enjoy Irish music. And most of all, there is always a Guinness beer nearby. Feel the Irish spirit and spend a great and unforgettable day.
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Galway's Traditional Music Spots Map

Guide Name: Galway's Traditional Music Spots
Guide Location: Ireland » Galway (See other walking tours in Galway)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.1 Km or 0.7 Miles
Author: anna
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Barr an Chaladh
  • The Cellar
  • Taaffes Bar
  • Tig Coili
  • Monroe's Tavern
  • Roisin Dubh
  • The Crane
Barr an Chaladh

1) Barr an Chaladh

The red and gold façade makes this bar so remarkable. The interior is intimate and the painted-glass windows create a special ambience. This bar is well known among native Irish speakers as the original name points out.
The Cellar

2) The Cellar

This basement bar hosts live music concerts by some of the best bands in Galway. The Cellar is renowned also for the quality of its food which is served in huge portions.
Taaffes Bar

3) Taaffes Bar

This is one of the most popular bar in Galway. Having stood for more than 150 years, Taaffes Bar keeps the atmosphere of old Ireland. The building that houses the bar is more than 400 years old.
Tig Coili

4) Tig Coili

Local and traveling musicians make this pub very popular among tourists and locals. Even the family running the bar gets up on the stage, at times, to give a great performance. Tig Coili is always crowded and full of various kinds of people.
Monroe's Tavern

5) Monroe's Tavern

This is one of the oldest traditional Irish pubs. The warm, cozy and welcoming atmosphere attracts many tourists and makes this pub well known not only for its seven-days-a-week Irish music but also for the traditional food and the good quality of everything served here.
Roisin Dubh

6) Roisin Dubh

This bar represents the epitome of music acts in Galway. Widely acclaimed, Roisin Dubh has become a tradition in the cultural life of the city. It is considered to be the perfect night out spot.
The Crane

7) The Crane

The shamrock green façade is an obvious reminder that you are in Ireland. Right from the entrance you will be welcomed by traditional Irish music and you will definitely find here something to suit your taste.

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