Galway is a a lively city renowned as a great centre for arts, festivals, crafts, and culture.
Druid Lane Theatre - located just off Quay Street in the heart of Galway’s Latin Quarter, is situated in one of the oldest parts of Galway city. It retains its medieval charm with its pedestrianised streets, narrow laneways, and many relics of its medieval past, juxtaposed against its new modern architecture, vibrant culture and youthful energy, creating a unique atmosphere that attracts thousands of visitors each year.
Town Hall Theatre - Galway’s Town Hall Theatre, presents an extensive and eclectic mix of theatre, concerts, musicals, dance, film, comedy and family shows year-round. It attracts audiences well in excess of 100,000 annually making it the most successful theatre of its size in Ireland. Each year, the venue is the epicentre of activity for virtually all of Galway’s key festivals and cultural events including Galway Arts Festival, Galway Film Fleadh, Cuirt and Baboro Children’s Festival to name but a few.
Town Hall Theatre - Comprising of over 1,400 square feet of display area, Galway's Bold Art Gallery is a bright and spacious art space situated in the heart of the City on the West Coast of Ireland. The gallery represents about 100 Irish artists producing work in a diverse range of styles, from traditional landscapes to abstract contemporary canvases. It deals only in original fine art paintings - no prints - plus a small range of sculpture. Bold Gallery hosts free art exhibitions almost every month and supports local Irish artists throughout the year. Its highly qualified staff have a good knowledge of the Irish art market and can therefore assist art buyers and collectors, both individual and corporate, in a variety of ways, and the gallery provides a comprehensive framing service.
Kennys Bookshop and Art Gallery - Kennys was established in 1940 by Des & Maureen Kenny. Web folklore has it that Kennys Bookshop was the second bookshop in the world to have its own website. Only a sci-fi shop in San Francisco beat them to it. As pioneers of bookselling online, Kennys have continually redeveloped their site over the years to keep up-to-date on the changing trends and needs of their customers. Kennys has a renowned stock of books on Irish history, culture, literature and language, as well as a comprehensive selection of non-Irish material that covers all aspects of the human experience.