Oysters, You either love them or hate them.
The last week end in September sees the annual oyster festival in take place in Galway. It is traditional practise in Ireland to eat Oysters raw and wash them down with a creamy pint of Guinness and some homemade chunky soda bread.
There is always something going on in the bustling city of Galway and the Oyster festival tends to be one of the more busy weekends outside of Galway race week.As a result, hotels in Galway will be at a premium and you will need to shop around to get the best value.
The festival predominantly is built around marquee events that include some zaney oyster related activities. Who would of thought there could be oyster olympics or a world oyster opening championship? Well there is and it takes place right here in Galway. In fact the Sunday Times described the festival as “one of the 12 greatest shows on earth'.
Hotels in galway are always busy, so be sure to shop around for the best rates - the focus for the Oyster Festival is city wide with the marquee events taking place down around the harbour area.
Go on try one - you just might like it.