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The next round of the Galway Lindy Hop Championships will take place in the Hotel Meyrick, overlooking Eyre Square right in the heart of Galway City .


Attending the GLHC

Getting to Galway

While you’re here

The west of Ireland provides visitors with some of the world’s most beautiful scenery and is dotted with some of the most interesting and hospitable towns and villages you could wish to find. Extend your stay and take in the Burren and the Cliffs of Moher, take a day trip out through Connemara, or brave the winds of the Aran Islands with a cycling tour. All are easily accessible from Galway City.

Galway is well serviced by two local airports:
Shannon Airport: Is one of Ireland’s major airports, providing services from various points around the UK, Europe and the USA. Major airlines include Aer Lingus, United, Ryanair, Delta and Air Transat.
Bus Eireann provides a regular service between Shannon Airport and Galway City.

Knock Airport: Regular services between Knock and various points around the UK and Europe. Airlines include Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Flybe and BMI.
Bus Eireann provides a regular service between Knock Airport and Galway City.

As well as the above airports, you can also fly into Dublin Airport or Cork Airport. These are Ireland’s major International Airports and are also well serviced by Bus Eireann, Citylink and GoBus, all of whom provide services to and from Galway City.

Where to Stay?

Galway city has many excellent hotels and hostels to choose from and all close to ameneties.
Kinlay Hostel right on Eyre Square has kindly offered a discount to anybody staying there for a Galway Swing event (Link on Left), this is a lovely revamped Hostel and has recently been chosen as Hostel of The Year.

Right around the corner from there is The Victoria Hotel which has twins and doubles available for that weekend.

Find more accomodation options at

The Connemara Coast Hotel


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 Galway Swing, 153 D Salthill Village,
Galway City, Ireland. Copyright 2013

November 22nd 2013
The Meyrick Hotel