Category: The KINGs Head

8 Galweigians locked in shipping container with water to drink only!

To raise awareness of Migration issues within Europe are the Giddy Biddy Collective presenting Infinity – a social awareness installation project which is taking place for 24 hours since this morning 18/09/2015 as part of Galway City Culture Night.      Eight volunteers are locked inside 20 foot shipping container with only water to drink and a portable loo for waste, simulating the conditions experienced by the victims of migration. People on the street can watch the group surviving 24 hours in extreme conditions on the screen attached to container.  Advertisements

Galway – The Destination on a Roadtrip around Ireland | from ellesyanna.com

Some of the best pubs to go in Galway are: The King’s head (live music every night!), The Front Door (cheap but very tasty 3 course menu’s, and great for parties too!) and the Skeff Bar.

The Island – Inishbofin is an island haven

Inishbofin goes to sleep over the winter and the hotels close, “Yet the pub remains the central hub of the community”

Good Morning Galway

Good Morning Galway All Ireland senior Hurling Final Kilkenny vs. Galway Today! Last time teams met in Croke Park in final in 1979 where Kilkenny were celebrating. This time will Liam Mc’Carthy Cup come home to Galway! We have sourced a typical Mick Dunne commentary on the 1979 All-Ireland Hurling Final between Kilkenny and Galway. In this clip Dunne’s descriptive coverage includes the weather, the slippery ball and the greasy conditions on the pitch and a goal for Kilkenny. Source: RTÉ Archives | Sports | All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final via @RTEArchives @RTEgaa #GAA #Hurling – The CRAIC in Galway – Google+ Source: The CRAIC in Galway – Google+

Galway’s 11 celebrating 200 Years of Whiskey in the city!

Macnas are launching the Galway Whiskey Trail today! Galway’s extraordinary street  theater are bringing their show to The Spanish Arch at 9:30pm to celebrate 200 years of whiskey  distilling in the cultural hub of the west of Ireland. The 11 Whiskey Trail venues are – Tigh Neachtain, The Dáil Bar, An Púcan, McCambridge’s, Garveys, O’Connell’s, Garavans, Blake’s Bar, Freeney’s, Sonny Molloy’s, and The Kings Head. Two centuries of the whiskey industry in Galway will be celebrated around Galway’s 11  starting at 12:00 in Tigh Neachtain. The Galway Whiskey Trail, a new initiative being launched today, is encouraging locals and visitors to travel back in time to learn about Galway’s rich whiskey heritage. Designed to […]

Megabeat are Back in The Kings Head!

Megabeat, 5 piece formation from Athlone is coming to rock The Kings Head in Galwah again tonight! Covering the best of 90s charts up to today’s hits they will throw out one of the best shows in the town tonight! Check them here: Megabeat   

Galway Races Summer Festival Tuesday!

PRESS RELEASE    TUESDAY 28th JULY 2015 Hint Of A Tint landed a memorable success for connections after the filly was produced with a perfectly timed run by Wayne Lordan to beat Baraweez in the feature race on the second day of the Galway Festival, The Topaz Mile Handicap. The 5-y-o filly was having her first start for 284 days, but was the subject of a sustained gamble and her price halved from 12/1 in the morning into 6/1 at the off. It was a first victory in the race for Lordan and Wachman and the her trainer said “she was a decent filly at two and was second in a […]

Galway Races Summer Festival Tuesday with @GalwayLatinQtr – Where The Party Continues!

The second day of Galway’s Summer Festival centres around the Topaz Mile Handicap underpinned by a superb prize pot of €120,000 designed to attract the best handicappers in this division in Ireland. Latin Quarter and Caulfield Industrial also provide sponsorship on the card. Racing will be broadcast on RTE and At the Races, with the first getting underway at 5pm – the second evening fixture of the week. A great evening’s entertainment for race goers, families and groups alike! The entertainment just goes on and on with live music on the day. via Tue Jul 28, 2015 | Topaz Mile Handicap | Galway Races. Jacksonlady winning Latin Quarter Handicap 2014 in Pictures! […]

The CRAIC in The KINGs Head, Friday 17th July

Pictured having the CRAIC with Megabeat in The KINGs Head, Friday 17th July. Galway’s central landmark pub has in more than 20 years earned a fantastic reputation for live music and comedy, good honest hearty food and great CRAIC over 3 floors. Today is The KINGs Head introducing ‘The CHOP HOUSE’ New and exciting addition to the Galway culinary scene! http://www.thekingshead.ie @uckh #CRAICinGalway #iBackGalway The CRAIC in The KINGs Head, Friday 17th July! Find full album on Facebook here!