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Address: Lombard Street | St. Nicholas’ Church, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: 87 962 5425
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A great gem

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My wife and I went to last nights performance. It was wonderful. The venue, acoustics and talent of the musicians and dancer were more than I could have imagined. It was very intimate, entertaining and very Celtic. It was so nice to hear the musicians talk about the songs and the dancer explain the history of the arts. The tour... More 

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Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Great venue. Acoustics are excellent. Young Begley was extraordinary on the concertina . Maitiu O'Casseide almost was superlative on the uilleann pipes but it's not from the wind he got it. Inni-k has a fantastic voice. Liam O'Maonlai did a beautiful of version of the hackneyed (but not in this case) of 'Raglan Road'. Peter O'Toole added a mature muscicality.... More 

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Galway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

... in a lovely, atmospheric venue. The musicians were enthralling, not just by dint of the music they played, but by dint of everything we learned in between the pieces as they talked about composers, instruments and meanings. Great way to spend an evening!

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Address: 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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