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 4th & 5th August 2018Regatta displaying unique Irish boats, such as currachs and Galway Hookers.
Sky Road TV & Film Festival 4th August 2018Takes place at the Station House Theatre, in Clifden, Co Galway, 1.5hrs from Hotel Meyrick.
Streets of Galway11th August 2018A 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 11th August 2018Scenic Tri-Sprint Triathlon - 0.75km swim - 24km cycle - 5km run (One Day Licence required)
Connemara 10011th -12th August 2018100 mile endurance run with 30 hour limit taking place every August.
Galway Pride FestivalTBC August 2018Evenings of information and awareness, arts and performance, music nights and the colourful parade.
Connemara Pony Festival 15th - 17th August 2018 Premier show for Connemara Ponies in Ireland for breeders and owners from home and overseas.
Cruinniu na mBád Festival 10th - 12th August 2018A weekend of racing and celebration in Kinvara with up to 100 unique Irish boats.