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Tunes in the Church

Lombard Street | St. Nicholas’ Church, Galway, Ireland
+353 87 962 5425
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Wonderful tunes in the church

While visiting Galway, my partner and I decided to go to Tunes in the Church, at St. Nicholas... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Adrienne H
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FAVORITE PART OF GALWAY!

This was the best find in Ireland! These are unbelievable musicians - the real deal. The setting is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Heather N
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Lombard Street | St. Nicholas’ Church, Galway, Ireland
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"ask questions"
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"traditional music"
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"wonderful evening"
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"musical experience"
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"great acoustics"
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"historical tour"
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"hear irish music"
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"great event"
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"during intermission"
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"minute concert"
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"talented musicians"
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"accordion player"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While visiting Galway, my partner and I decided to go to Tunes in the Church, at St. Nicholas Cathedral. What a treat we had. The historic church was a magnificent backdrop for the fine, passionate, and knowledgeable musicians who entertained us. At intermission we were...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the best find in Ireland! These are unbelievable musicians - the real deal. The setting is gorgeous and intimate, and you will hear the highest level of musicianship, and get a bonus tour of the church. Absolutely brilliant - I would go back...More

Thank Heather N
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tunes in the Church is an extremely impressive and respectful showcase of traditional Irish music. It offers the perfect opportunity to engage with the musicians and the music. The musicians and dancer were masters of their art-form, and encouraged questions. An must-see for anyone who...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In a stunning intimate setting, 90 close up minutes of beautiful performances. The musicians change over once in a while (this is on daily from 8pm), but last night‘s performance made us want to come again for another set. Traditional Irish music at its best,...More

Thank Martina S
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Irish harp, multiple concertinas of every size, a bouzouki and a sean nós dancer in a candlelit 14th century church with a multinational audience all enthralled by the passion and ability of the performers. Ninety magical minutes with a guided tour of the building included...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Galway at the beginning of July I came upon this magic candlelit concert in the beautiful St Nicolas church in the heart of the city. It was a wonderful evening, the first half focused on guitar music by one of a family of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The evening was perfect. We arrived at this beautiful old church in the city center of Galway, right on the pedestrian street and Eyre Square. The seating is close around the stage so the musicians can explain and comment while playing. Acoustics in the old...More

Thank Valeri V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One and a half hours a of FANTASTIC Irish music, played by people at the top of their craft. We saw guitar, flute, bouzouki, lilter, singer and dancer (3 men took care of all of these talents) and the performance was top notch. Audience members...More

Thank Susan L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a magical experience! I highly recommend it!! The setting was sublime and the artists were superb. It’s not often that you have the opportunity to watch a person dance on someone else’s grave! It lived up to the interactive experience they advertised. A...More

Thank Russ L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant concert in St Nicholas church, Galway. Traditional music played to the highest standard.

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luv2danc
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Response from Christopher P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we have finished our concert series now for the summer. We are running from June to end of August. Have a good trip.
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