Choose to study English at Galway Cultural Institute

Prepare for an unforgettable experience. This is a place you will call home, where you will make lifelong friends and achieve the results in English language fluency that you need for your future success.

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06 Apr

Conversation Club

Practise speaking with new GCI friends

06 Apr

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Conversation Club

06 April 2020

The art of conversation is a necessary skill for almost everything in life. The GCI Conversation Club provides a weekly opportunity to get better at precisely that. Conversations introduce you to new people, helping to build your new social circle in Galway.

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07 Apr

GCI Walking Tour

Enjoy the sights on this GCI Walking Tour

07 Apr

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GCI Walking Tour

GCI Walking Tour

07 April 2020

Here at Galway Cultural Institute, we offer a different walking tour each week of the month! These tours explore Galway's history; architecture; waterways and even famous visitors to Galway! This is an excellent way to learn more about your new home! Accompanied by a GCI English teacher, you will be able to ask any extra questions you want & find out more about things that interest you. All new arrivals are encouraged to take a GCI walking tour in their first week as it provides a comprehensive orientation of your new home - Galway!

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08 Apr

GCI Student Pub Night

Enjoy an evening out with your GCI classmates!

08 Apr

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GCI Student Pub Night

GCI Student Pub Night

08 April 2020

A true part of the Irish Experience is visiting an Irish Pub! With a different pub every week - you'll learn for yourself why they are famous all over the world! Live music, a cosy atmosphere and good company are but a few of the good reasons to join this activity - your GCI teacher will be there to accompany you! This activity is the perfect way to meet new schoolmates, experience the social side of Galway city life and maybe even try a pint of the 'black stuff'!! - Over 18s only.

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11 Apr

Weekend Trips - Connemara

At the weekends, we explore!

11 Apr

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Weekend Trips - Connemara

Weekend Trips - Connemara

11 April 2020

Explore the heart of Connemara- Ireland's most untouched, rugged landscape with its majestic mountains, golden beaches, breathtaking valleys and expansive lakes. Along the way you'll learn more about Irish Culture, history that shaped the region and a few tales of the local residents. Our tours are provided by our partners Lally Tours and are available every weekend! You can buy your tickets here at GCI.

Galway is the perfect place to learn English and experience the best that Ireland has to offer. Choose it as your base when looking to study abroad for work, travel or pleasure.

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