Things to Do
August Events in Galway
Galway offers a range of events and activities in August. Hotel Meyrick on Eyre Square is the ideal base from which to explore the cafés, bars and many festivals - book our best rates on our own website - see our Hotel offers in August.
Classical Music @ St. Nich's 8th August 2017 1.10pm in St. Nicholas' Church - caters for all tastes and interest levels in classical music from the novice to the professional.
Ros a Mhíl regatta 5th & 6th August 2017 Regatta displaying unique Irish boats, such as currachs and Galway Hookers.
Sky Road TV & Film Festival 5th August 2017 Takes place at the Station House Theatre, in Clifden, Co Galway, 1.5hrs from Hotel Meyrick.
Streets of Galway12th August 2017 A popular 8k Road Race with over 3000 entrants. Starts on Fr Griffin Road, winds its way through the city's streets finishing at The Claddagh.
Omey Dash Triathlon 12th August 2017 Scenic Tri-Sprint Triathlon - 0.75km swim - 24km cycle - 5km run (One Day Licence required)
Connemara 10012th -13th August 2017 100 mile endurance run with 30 hour limit taking place every August.
Galway Pride Festival11th - 20th August 2017 Evenings of information and awareness, arts and performance, music nights and the colourful parade on Saturday 20th August.
Connemara Pony Festival 15th - 20th August 2017 Premier show for Connemara Ponies in Ireland for breeders and owners from home and overseas.
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Ennis 13th - 21st August 2017 1 hour from Galway - the biggest event in the traditional music calendar. Enjoy a wide range of activities for all.
Cruinniu na mBád Festival 18th - 20th August 2017 A weekend of racing and celebration in Kinvara with up to 100 unique Irish boats.