Galway Docks, Galway

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  • Walked through the docks on way to city for meal. Really interesting with people working on their boats, counted nearly 30 swans and as we moved away from the area lovely to look back and see the pain...  more »
  • At the docks you will always see a few small privately owned yachts, some belonging to locals and some coming from further away. What you see in the way of larger ships can vary greatly but on the day...  more »
  • We enjoyed our time at Galway Docks recently. A beautiful location with plenty to take in and enjoy with its scenery and nearby cafes and bars  more »
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  • Went during SeaFest 2017. Had a great day!
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  • One of Galway's picturesque areas!
  • A dreamy little port, still a small manageable city, many tourists, beautiful small pubs, a large Mool right in the Centre, a beautiful pedestrian zone. We liked it!
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  • A dreamy little port, still a small manageable city, many tourists, beautiful small pubs, a large Mool right in the Centre, a beautiful pedestrian zone. We liked it!
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