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Ard Bia At Nimmos, Galway City

Ard Bia At Nimmos, Galway City

Ard Bia at Nimmos The fog has descended upon Galway City’s medieval streets. It’s quiet, mystical and even a little romantic. As we walk through the famous Spanish Arch, it’s like something out of an old black and white film – A concrete arch, a…

Cupán Tae, Galway City

Cupán Tae, Galway City

Cupán Tae, Galway City It’s a dark, dreary, miserable January afternoon in Galway City. The fog is already beginning to descend but the Christmas lights above Quay Street are twinkling down on us. Ali wants to go to Cupán Tae for lunch, a late lunch –…

Review: Cava Bodega

Review: Cava Bodega

Cava Bodega Middle St, Galway City   Cava Bodega is an intimate and rustic restaurant on Middle Street in Galway’s city centre. The venue is instantly welcoming with bright walls and friendly staff. Our host led us down to the basement where we were greeted…

Review: Kai Cafe + Restaurant, Galway

Review: Kai Cafe + Restaurant, Galway

Kai Cafe + Restaurant Galway City It’s only happened twice before that I’ve walked around a city and thought “this could be my home.” The first, somewhat surprisingly, was while walking around Cork City a few years ago, to be fair this could have had more…

Galway August 2015

Galway August 2015

Galway August 2015 I’m a little behind on my blogging at the minute and now, as I sit in Marco’s apartment in Turin, I’m reminded of our trip to Galway a couple of weeks ago. Why does an industrial city in northern Italy remind me of Galway? It’s…

Review: Mc Donagh’s, Galway

Review: Mc Donagh’s, Galway

Mc Donagh’s Quay St, Galway City     Last week Ali and myself took to the road for Galway for a 5 day stay in Salthill with my parents and two brothers. I have never spent much time in Galway, only ever there for an…