Behind the striking blue and yellow façade at 17 Cross Street lies one of Galway’s most iconic pubs. Tigh Neachtain is the traditional heartbeat of the city, where the sound of Irish folk and song echoes to the clink of glasses by the warmth of the hearth. The tales of Galway past, art and culture are embedded into the wooden nooks and crannies of this historic place. Soak up the vibe of the city and watch the world go by with our sheltered outdoor seating. Or come inside to enjoy our vast selection of drinks at the bar. From craft beers to our own home brew, from rare and vintage whiskey and scotch to a creamy Guinness, there is something for everyone.
Home of the Creative Soul:
Not only that, but Tigh Neachtain is host to the most talented traditional Irish musicians. In fact, they continue to nurture home-grown talent, with live music throughout the week.
It is a place where you can pop into at any time of the day. Allow yourself to be enthralled. After all, you never know who you are going to bump into at this vibrant Galway city centre hub.
Top of the Tourist Trail:
Founded in 1894, the building was the former home of animal rights activist, Richard Martin, and has served as a meeting place ever since. If you are feeling hungry, they offer delectable lunch and light bites. Crucially, all ingredients are locally sourced, and Tigh Neachtain’s pride themselves on using top quality in season produce.
Pop in and experience the atmosphere that is Tigh Neachtain for yourself.