Whether its drama, traditional music, late night clubs or simply soaking up the vibe on the bustling city streets, you`ll find plenty to do at night in Galway. There are many nightclubs dotted around Eyre Square. Alternatively walk down Shop Street to Latin Quarter near Quay Street and you`ll find plenty of old world bars where you can sit by a turf fire and join in the craic. The Town Hall Theatre is the best option for seeing a visiting production company`s latest dramatic performance.
Traditional Music Pubs

Taaffes Bar
Shop Street, Galway City
You are sure to catch a traditional Irish music session in progress in Taaffes at any time of the day or night. The bar`s location in the middle of the main shopping thoroughfare ensures a busy daytime pub where the ceol and the craic take precedence. Taaffes is a great traditional pub in the center of the city, with live sessions at 5pm and 9pm each day. Food served until 2pm each day.

The Crane Bar
Sea Road, Galway City
The Crane is a renowned Irish traditional venue situated in the West end of Galway City. Traditional music is on the menu here seven nights a week. This corner pub has a beautiful Victorian fa├žade from the 1800`s, Consisting of two levels, the bar on the ground floor is a local favourite while upstairs comes alive every night for music sessions at 9.30pm. Even though the Crane is tucked away in the West end of the City it is the first stop for many music lovers on their visit to the City due to its reputation as a live music venue. Over the last number of years the Crane has branched out to include a wider selection of music such as roots, blues and singer songwriters.

Tigh Coili
Mainguard Street, Galway City
Tigh Coili Pub in Galway City is one of the most popular bars in Galway and is famous for its traditional Irish Music sessions. Tig Coili is at the end of the main shopping street in Galway and is full of atmosphere. Tigh Coili has no TV`s or pool tables to distract you from the excellent Irish music and craic where you are likely to see well known artists like Sharon Shannon join the session.

An Pucan
Forster Street, Galway City
An Pucan pub features traditional Irish music every night and it is one of the main Irish language pubs in the City, The traditional Irish Bar exterior is extremely welcoming and a warm cead mile failte is to be enjoyed beyond it.

Monroes Tavern
Dominick Street, Galway City
Monroes Tavern features traditional Irish music every night and it is one of the main Irish language pubs in the City, Live music is played here seven nights a week. Monroe`s has a solid reputation as a home for traditional Irish music. Every Tuesday night they have Traditional Irish set dancing which you can join in on if you are confident enough. This is the real deal with locals and tourists really mixing in a great atmosphere.