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14 reasons Galway is just the best place at Christmas

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1. The pubs know how to get into the spirit of things

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2. And even with the storm, Shop Street is still looking wonderfully festive

3. And the Christmas market is always there for you

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4. In two separate locations, no less

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Eyre Square and the Spanish Arch.

5. The beer tent is always packed full of Christmas craic

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6. Everywhere you look, Galway is just beaming

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7. With somewhere to duck in for something warm

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8. And decadent delights just waiting for you in the market

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9. The Christmas market is, in fact, the hub of operations

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10. The Santa Express can be seen from a mile off

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11. Local celebrities even wear Santa hats – like Robbie Henshaw here

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12. High Street knows how to sparkle too

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13. You’ll stumble across some unique festive sights

14. Galway at Christmas is just some place to be


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