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Solo Travel in Connemara, Ireland (in your mid 20’s)

I had the pleasure of trying out the Galway to Connemara and Kylemore Abbey Full Day Tour. Let me tell you, it was a day I won’t soon forget! View from Leenane...
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Our ‘NO WIFI On Board’ Policy ???

Immerse Yourself in the Beauty of the West of Ireland:  Why we have Introduced a ‘NO WIFI ON BOARD’ policy. The West of Ireland, where stunning landscapes meet vibrant culture,...
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How to get from Galway to the Cliffs of Moher

One of the most common questions we get is how to get from Galway to the Cliffs of Moher. There are tons of options varying from Public Transport, Day Tours,...
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Car-Free, Care-Free Adventures in Galway

Car-Free, Care-Free Adventures in the West of Ireland with Family Run Tour Operator: Lally Tours In a world where sustainable tourism is gaining momentum, the #CarFreeCareFree campaign by Discover Ireland is...
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NEW Premium Small-Group Tour of Connemara

Discover the Magic of Connemara: An Unforgettable Premium Small-Group Tour with Lally Tours Welcome to the premium day tour, Lally Tours invites guests to embark on an extraordinary journey through...
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Top 5 Apps and Websites for Tracking the Weather in Ireland

The Weather in Ireland You’re on your way to Ireland, or you are already here. You’ve heard ton’s of bad things about the weather in Ireland and have no idea...
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Tips on Visiting Galway City

Galway, Ireland: Tips on How to Prepare for a Trip to Ireland’s Most Charming City Galway, a charming city located on the west coast of Ireland is known for its...
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Live Traditional Irish Music in Galway

Live Traditional Irish Music sessions run almost non-stop in Galway. From the talented buskers on Shop Street, to the plethora of pubs offering scheduled sessions in the evenings – Galway’s...
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Galway Festivals 2023

If there’s one thing Galway has a lot of, apart from lovely people, beautiful buildings, an extensive history, cosy little pubs, great beaches, a decent hurling team… what was I...
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How To Manage Your Golden Ticket Booking (Students)

With our Student Golden Ticket excursion pass we offer 5 of our most popular experiences at a discounted rate. Included within this package are tickets for our Galway to Connemara...
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Mirror Pavillion by John Gerrard – Galway International Arts Festival 2020

Galway International Arts Festival 2020 Drone footage and edit by Máirtín Óg at Lally Tours of Galway. We shot this footage and made this edit to do our part in...
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IT’s OFFICIAL – We’re the No. 1 of 20 Reasons to Travel in 2020!

We at Lally Tours are incredibly delighted that Galway made it to number one spot in the Hemisphere’s Magazine article  “Reasons to Travel in 2020“. We’re specifically proud that Lally...