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.
Ros a Mhíl regatta 3rd & 4th August 2019Regatta displaying unique Irish boats, such as currachs and Galway Hookers.
Streets of Galway10th August 2019A 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.
Connemara 10010th -11th August 2019100 mile endurance run with 30 hour limit taking place every August.
Galway Pride Festival17th August 2019Evenings of information and awareness, arts and performance, music nights and the colourful parade.
Connemara Pony Festival 13th - 18th August 2018 Premier show for Connemara Ponies in Ireland for breeders and owners from home and overseas.
Cruinniu na mBád Festival 9th - 11th August 2018A weekend of racing and celebration in Kinvara with up to 100 unique Irish boats.