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    Galway International Arts Festival

  • Galway International Arts Festival
    15 July - 28 July 2019

    2019 marks the festival's 42nd festival and its largest and most ambitious programme to date. New opera and theatre, including world premieres; Live at the Absolut Big Top; a First Thought programme that discusses Power; extraordinary visual art and street spectacle are just a flavour of the events.
  • Date: 15.07.2019 - 28.07.2019
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    Galway Races

  • Galway Races Festival 2019
    29 July 2019 - Sunday 4 August 2019

    Galway Racecourse plays host to one of the greatest race meetings in the world, the famous and iconic Galway Races Summer Festival, that boasts seven days of superb racing, hospitality, entertainment, stunning fashion and an electric atmosphere that continues to draw people from Ireland and abroad to experience the magic that is ‘The Galway Races’. We are located just 35minutes from the Racecourse.
  • Date: 29.07.2019 - 04.08.2019
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    Frocks to Fillies

  • Frocks to Fillies 2019

    Don’t miss this amazing event taking place on Monday 29th July in conjunction with Tuam Cancer Care.

    We welcome you to a Cocktail & Prosecco Drinks Reception, followed by a Four Course Lunch in our Turlough Mór Suite. This will be accompanied by a Millinery Show & Best Dressed Lady Competition, Raffles, Treats and plenty of Surprises on the day.
    With an evening at the Galway Races followed by Live music in our very own Dick Dowling’s Bar in the Ard Ri House Hotel.

    Click the link to avail of overnight packages 

  • Date: 29.07.2019 - 29.07.2019
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  • Clarenbridge Oyster Festival
    10th – 15th of September 2019

    This year we celebrate our 65th oyster festival has something suitable for everyone of all ages to enjoy. Savour lots of scrumptious food with live music and entertainment during this spectacular oyster event.
  • Date: 10.09.2019 - 15.09.2019
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    27 – 29 September 2019

    The Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival, the oldest, most internationally recognised Irish event will be taken place in September 2019 at Nimmo’s Pier, Galway City, just 35 minutes from Ard Rí House Hotel.

    Bring your family and friends along to this exciting occasion with plenty of live entertainment to enjoy.
  • Date: 27.09.2019 - 29.09.2019
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  • Galway Jazz Festival

    Jazz admirers will have plenty to admire in a line up that includes artists from around the globe, including the best Jazz acts from Ireland.

    Venues include The Crane Bar, Druid Theatre and St Nicholas’ Church. Usually takes place in October.
  • Date: 01.10.2019 - 31.10.2019
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    Michael English Concert Package

  • Michael English with Special Guest Owen Mac - For One Night Only

    Enjoy an evening with Michael English and special guest Owen Mac here in the Ard Ri House Hotel on Thursday 21st November. 

    Dine from a delicious three course menu in the Kiltevna Room Restaurant, stay overnight in one of our luxurious bedrooms and enjoy a leisurely breakfast the following morning. 

    All this for only €175 per couple including your concert tickets

  • Date: 21.11.2019 - 21.11.2019
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    Galway 2020, European Capital of Culture

  • Welcome to Galway 2020, European Capital of Culture
    Click HERE to visit the event page.

  • Date: 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2020