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Tunes in the Church

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Address: Lombard Street | St. Nicholas’ Church, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: 87 962 5425
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Don't miss this if you like Traditional music

The concert at St Nicholas church is wonderful. You get close-in seating, great Irish traditional music and dancing at a very reasonable price. A very nice way to spend an hour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The concert at St Nicholas church is wonderful. You get close-in seating, great Irish traditional music and dancing at a very reasonable price. A very nice way to spend an hour and a half in the early evening. One thing to note is that many restaurants in the area stop serving food at 9 or 10 so, if you want... More 

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Urbana, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Very cool experience. A concert of instrumental traditional Irish music, complete with an Irish dancer for some of it. Mostly music was played on concertina. You get to be up close and ask questions. We were slightly disappointed that there was no singing but overall, a very good, worthwhile exposure to traditional Irish music.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

If you are in Galway and looking for a delightful, informative and fun evening, you must attend "Tunes in the Church". It's right in the heart of all the activity of Galway's music/restaurants/nightlife and a real treat. In addition to some great traditional music, you will learn the history of this church which was built 700 years ago. (Christopher Columbus... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a nice, intimate night out in Galway. it's great if you want to hear wonderful music without the feel of a pub setting. There is lots of interaction with the performers. Really recommend this a night out in Galway.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The church setting was dramatic and with excellent acoustics. The event was quite intimate with only about 40-50 seats and lots of interaction with the musicians. We attended with our children (19 and 15) and they probably didn't enjoy it as much as we did, but perhaps they were looking forward to the next item on our program which was... More 

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Erie, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Easy access, lovely venue and an enjoyable evening of music and dance. Performers interacted well with the audience and music was excellent.

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Brevard, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We were looking for Irish music without having to wait until 9:30 and having to fight the crowds in a pub. This met this expectation. It may have been the night we went, but the first performer, while a good musician seemed very anxious as she talked about her music. The brother and sister act were much better. None of... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A lovely church, easy to get to, with great acoustics for enjoying Irish music. We attended a couple of concerts here. The seating was intimate, the atmosphere was relaxed, the quality of the musicians and dancer was excellent. It was over too quickly. I highly recommend this to anyone who really wants to enjoy music (especially if you aren't crazy... More 

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Moneta, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We stumbled upon this as we were walking through the Latin Quarter after dinner. Concerts are held every Mon, We'd and Fri from 8 pm til about 10. We were treated to a man playing pipes, a woman doing Seannos (step dancing) a fiddler and an accordion-like instrument. It was a great way to enjoy the evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

This was absolutely fantastic! I loved every minute of this concert. I would go again if I didn't live in the USA.

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Address: Lombard Street | St. Nicholas’ Church, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: 87 962 5425
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway

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