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Tig Coili

Mainguard St, Galway, Ireland
091561294
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Ranked #5 of 60 nightlife in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bar/ Clubs
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Peoples' Republic of Boulder
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69 reviews 69 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Tig Coili does not serve food but they have great traditional Irish music and tap beer. Every night there are two sets of music - around 5:30-6:00 and again around 9:00. We went to other places, but ended up coming back here because both the music and the atmosphere were better. The place gets packed, so get there early and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

The second best place for trad music in Galway, after Cranes. Tig Coili is on the main drag but the music is genuine and the staff very friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The music sessions here at 6 are legendary. From Dobs to Macken the place is a haven of great conversation and the craic.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I was visiting Galway for 4 days with my parents and inlaws and we had gone for a meal next door to Tig Coli which had set the standard for excellent service despite the fact that the Saturday night crowds had spilled onto the street. We came to the bar for a post dinner drink and waited to be served... More

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aonghus o, Manager at Tig Coili, responded to this review

Hi Fionnuala...Thanks for taking time to write a review. Im disappointed to hear your experience in Tig Coili was less than satisfactory.As you can see from our other reviews, custome service is a priority in Tig coilis.While saturday night of race week is the busiest night of the year in Galway, I can assure you that your experience in coilis... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place is what Galway is all about! We sat outside and were immediately welcomed by the folks sitting out there. Many of them were locals. We felt like we were visiting family. We had SO much fun and made new friends. The people in Galway are amazing! We loved this place!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The place was packed, but the live traditional irish music played by four musicians made it worthwhile. It's in the center of all the action, so there are a lot of places to choose from, but if you're here and you hear music, you have to stop in. The staff was friendly and the place is nice, but it's really... More

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We read about this being the place to go and it is! It gets crowded but that just adds to the fun. The music is great. On the night we were there, it was 7 musicians. One of the women played a small squeeze-box called a concertina, which we had never seen before but loved the sound of. There was... More

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New York City, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

If you come to Galway, you HAVE to come here, at least for the photo opp. We didn't stay very long because it was so crowded - we got a drink elsewhere.

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Herzogenaurach, Germany
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72 reviews 72 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Its been 4 years since I've been back to Galway, and many things have changed, fortunately Tigs has not. Its still a great experience, the atmosphere is good, the staff are great and the early doors sessions are legendary. Do yourself a favour and go there, order a Guinness and either watch the session, or sit outside and watch the... More

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Tucson, AZ
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103 reviews 103 reviews
21 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

It's small. It's crowded. It's loud. It's awesome. Lots of locals there, we had a fabulous night talking to a group of them. Great music. It's what you think of an Irish Pub. The people are so friendly, couple of them buying us drinks to try. It was a night we will not forget.

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