Brunch at Dela Restaurant Galway
And remember if all else fails – pancakes for the win!! These are from Dela – yum!!

Sometimes it can be hard to know what to do for Valentine’s Day so I thought that I would share some of the events that are on in Galway this year. And to start – why not head out with your girlfriends on Wednesday!! My top pick has to be Galentine’s Day in Hyde Bar, Galway!

What's on in Galway This Week from 11th February 2019

Valentine’s Event – Galentines Day at Hyde Bar

  • Location – Hyde Bar Galway, Forster Street, Galway
  • Time: 2000 – 2300pm
  • Cost: €27.55 (Includes a Glass of Bollinger Champagne, Plus Wine Tasting & Pairings from a host of vineyards to include Louis Jadot, Hugel, Torres, M.Chapoutier and MASI.)
  • Details: Galentine’s Day, Let’s Celebrate Ladies!, “What’s Galentines Day? Oh, it’s only the best day of the year!”, “Ladies celebrating ladies.” Forget Valentine’s Day and celebrate your girls on Galentine’s Day, Wednesday 13th February. Starting from 8pm, grab your bestest gals and pals to celebrate the best day of the year. Raise a toast with a glass of Bollinger Champagne, followed by a selection of fine wines with perfectly paired nibbles. A little bit of midweek fun with goody bags, live music with DJ til late and a host of great prizes to be won. Nothing beats a good night out with your closest friends!!!! Pre-booking essential.
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Valentine’s Day! 

Movie Event – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

  • Location – Pálás Galway, 15 Merchant’s Road Lower, Galway, Galway, Ireland H91 F6DF
  • Time: 1300pm and 1830pm
  • Cost: Adult €11.50
  • Details: We asked you what we should show on Valentine’s Day, and this was in the top 2! When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.
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Image Credit: Photo by Denise Johnson on Unsplash

Charity Event – Galway Parkinsons Coffee Morning

  • Location – Clayton Hotel Galway, Old Monivea Rd, Galway, Ireland
  • Time: 1000 – 1300pm
  • Cost: Free
  • Details: Join Galway Parkinsons Association at Clayton Hotel Galway on Thursday 14th February for their annual Valentines coffee morning from 10am to 1pm.
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What's on in Galway This Week from 11th February 2019Art Event –Parallel Worlds art exhibition

  • Location – Galway City Library, Augustine Street, Galway
  • Time: 11:00-20:00
  • Cost: Free
  • Details: Exhibition “PARALLEL WORLDS” showcases in the month of February at the Galway City Library. You can see and buy original art from the ‘X-Ray Flowers’ acrylic art series on canvas and ‘Galaxy Splashes’ watercolour art series created by Kaisa Holsting. PARALLEL WORLDS is an exhibition of two painting series that plays around with the ideas of life’s dualism and opposite sides of each and every one of our souls. Add to it a bit of hopeless romanticism, lots of colour and plenty of watercolour-like brushstrokes and you should’ve got the visual interpretation already.
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Restaurant Option – Valentine’s Celebrations at the Coast!

  • Location – Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo, Galway, Ireland
  • Time: You will need to contact them to book
  • Cost: €40 per person & Specials on Valentines Cocktails 2 for €15.00.
  • Details: Lá Fhéile Vailintín!  Indulge in a romantic meal for two this Valentines weekend. Includes Prosecco on arrival, followed by a luxurious five-course menu including the signature Chocolate Sharing plate for two! After dinner, the guests can enjoy Live Music each night. Reservations are available February 14th – 17th 2019 (inclusive). Pre-booking essential, call (091) 592-108 to make your reservation today!
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Restaurant Option – Valentines Dining at Clayton Hotel Galway

  • Location – Clayton Hotel Galway, Old Monivea Rd, Galway, Ireland H91 D526
  • Time: This special offer is available from Thu 14th Feb to Sat.16th Feb. inclusive.
  • Cost: €32.95 per person.
  • Details:  Valentines Dining at Clayton Hotel Galway. Looking to treat that someone special in your life? Then, don’t forget that Valentines is just around the corner! Enjoy a delicious four-course gourmet meal served in the romantic surroundings of the Tribes Restaurant at Clayton Hotel Galway.
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What's on in Galway This Week from 11th February 2019Music Event – Michael English & Band

  • Location – Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Athenry Rd,, Loughrea Galway
  • Time: 20:00-23:00pm
  • Cost: €25
  • Details: Join us in Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Thursday February 14th 2019 as we welcome Michael English & his band to the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa.
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Nightclub Event – V Day

  • Location – The Galmont Hotel & Spa, Lough Atalia Road, H91 CYN3 Galway
  • Time: 1930 – 0230am
  • Cost: €22.20 – €38.22
  • Details: V DAY will be the Hottest event in Galway on Valentines Night to end RAG week with top international acts WHTKD, Faul & Wad both acts having millions of YouTube views. The full event will begin with a FREE DRINK reception, a 3 COURSE MEAL and an acoustic set from Kedar Friis-Lawrence. From there Pádraig Ó Fionnagáin will take to the stage performing a live guitar set. After which they will duet together as the doors for the AFTERS OPEN AT 9PM. The dress code is casual , and for those attending the afters we would like colorful party attire!
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Music Event – Electric Eel Shock

  • Location – Róisín Dubh, 9 Dominick Street Upper, Galway
  • Time: 2000pm
  • Cost: €10
  • Details: Electric Eel Shock are a glorious celebration of Classic Rock, Punk and Metal. A true power trio who make fresh and unique music with an attitude from the time before rock became fractured into a diverse multitude of sub-genres and we were all still one big happy rock & roll family.
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  • Location -The Dew Drop Inn, Mainguard Street, Galway
  • Time: Doors 21:00 Show 21:00 – 23:00
  • Cost: €5
  • Details: Welcome to Ireland’s Smallest Comedy Club Galway in the heart of Ireland’s most vibrant city. Pizza or finger food served at the break. Early booking and arrival recommended!!
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And there are a few more events happening after Thursday as well, here are just a few;

What to do in Galway for Valentine's Day

Chocolate Event – Valentines Love Birds Chocolate Lock-In

  • Location – Hazel Mountain Chocolate Galway, 9 Middle Street, Galway, H91 CP40 Galway
  • Time: 19:00 – 20:00pm
  • Cost: €15
  • Details:  Lock your loved one in a chocolate shop! Valentines Love Birds – Chocolate Lock-In at Hazel Mountain Chocolate store Galway. Get behind the scenes of chocolate with exclusive tour and tasting guided by our chocolatier. Discover and taste sweet & savoury side of chocolate as you indulge in cacao champagne on arrival. You will then taste your way through the complexities of chocolate.
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What's on in Galway This Week from 11th February 2019Charity Event – 2019 Valentine’s Ball

  • Location – The Galmont Hotel & Spa, Lough Atalia Road, Galway, Ireland, Galway
  • Time: 1900pm
  • Cost: Tickets for Valentine’s Ball are €100 per person and can be purchased directly from the charity by calling 091 863917 or emailing
  • Details: One of the highlights of the Galway social scene, this year’s National Breast Cancer Research Institute’s Valentine’s Ball will take place on Saturday, February 16th in the stunning surroundings of the Galmont Hotel (formerly the Radisson Blu Hotel). Always a fun-packed night, the fundraiser will start in a glorious fashion with the Ignite Gospel Choir who will entertain guests as they arrive to a bubbles and canapés reception at 7.00pm. This will be followed by a five-course gala dinner with MC on the night, Ollie Turner from Galway Bay FM, keeping the evening’s events moving along while guests then dance the night away to The Jive Buddies. The annual Valentine’s Ball is one of the major fundraising events nationally for the National Breast Cancer Research Institute, based at the Lambe Institute for Translation Research, NUI Galway. All proceeds from the night will go towards funding the research team led by Prof. Michael Kerin at the Institute.
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What's on in Galway This Week from 11th February 2019Charity Event – Fundraiser for the GSPCA “A walk with a four legged loved one”

  • Location – Merlin Park Woods, Doughiska, Galway
  • Time: 11:00-14:00
  • Cost: We will be there collecting with buckets on the day and every cent goes to the GSPCA. All we need is you, your Dog and a few euro 😉
  • Details: A fundraiser for the GSPCA. A 5k dog walk. Following on from February 14th I plan setting a side a special day to walk your four legged loved one on February Sunday the 17th. This event is open to all even if you don’t have a dog and would be a lovely family fun event, there will be plenty of dogs to see on the day and I am hopeful on the day the GSPCA will be able to bring a few dogs if anyone is thinking of adopting. Plan is to meet at the tennis Courts in Doughiska at 11.00am with a 12pm start.
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And if you decide to stay in or go out – hope you have an amazing Valentine’s Week xx


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