Galway & street market

Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben


Galway is known as Ireland’s Cultural Heart and is renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals. As in most Irish cities traditional music is popular and is kept alive in pubs and by street performers. Galway city is a major centre for traditional Irish music. Galway Early Music Festival presents European music from the 12th to the 18th century. It encourages not only music, but also dance and costumes. The festival involves both professional and amateur musicians.

Some of the traditional food in Galway :

Cream of carrot & coconut soup with homemade brown bread

Garlic crostini topped with roast vegetables, spinach & goats cheese, drizzled in a basil pesto, with fries & salad

Honey & mustard roast loin of bacon with creamy mash potato

Grilled lamb

DSC_0806mutton, sheep, pork & chips, the most food people eating in Galway

DSC_0880Sweet Donuts from Galway

DSC_0875Chimney Cake (Trdelnik) origin from Transilvania & Czech Republic

DSC_0890Grilled pork belly on a bed of mash potato topped with a roast gravy. Broccoli, green peas and of course, a pint of Guinness



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Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben

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