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Hobbies / pets

 This is a list of hobby / pet shops in Galway city centre which are open for business.

See  previous Galway city hobby shops for a list of these shops which are no longer open..


Pet Mania in Wellpark

The shop has stayed open throughout, although the grooming studio was closed. 
 Current hours Monday - Saturday, 9am - 6pmSunday, 11 - 6pm

Petworld in Briarhill, Terryland

All branches have stayed open throughout.  Shoppers are limited to one person per customer, card payments only.


Dungeons and Donuts are taking online orders for local deliveries, although their shop is closed.

CeX Entertainment Exchange - Williamsgate St 

Open from 3 June 

GameStop + in the Eyre Square Shopping Centre

Reopening in the week starting 21 June


It's Magic in the Eyre Square Shopping Centre

Re-opened in early July 2020

Smiths Toys in Galway Retail Park, Headford Rd

The shop is open.   You cannot go inside, orders must be placed at one door, staff get the goods and you pick up at the other door.    Or you can order on-line.

Toy Corner - Moycullen

Opening from 9 June 2020.

Wooden Heart in Quay Street

Reopened on 10 June 


Art and Hobby in the Eyre Square Shopping Centre

Re-opened in the week starting 21 June

Diecast Models in the Eyre Square Shopping Centre

Re-opened in the week starting 21 June

Hickey (fabrics and HomeFocus) in the Eyre Square Shopping Centre and Wellpark

Wellpark re-opened on 19 June
Eyre Square Shopping Centre re-opening on Thursday 2 July at 10:30am

Sports shops

Gym+coffee - Edward Square

Sports Direct - Corrib Court 

Lifestyle Sports in Shop St

Re-opened in the week starting 8 June 2020

Elvery Sports in Edward Square

Outdoor shops

Booley - previously Call of the Wild in Eglinton Street

Were doing video-shopping via What'sApp from early/mid 2020.  Re-opened fully to customers now.

Mountain Warehouse in Mainguard Street 

Reopened in early June 2000.

Portwest in High Street 

Reopened on Tuesday 9 June. 

Regatta Great Outdoors in Eyre Square Shopping Centre

Reopened in the week starting 15 June 2020.

Trespass in Eglington Street

Reopened on Monday 8 June.  Opening at 10:30am.

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Moloney Music in High St 

Re-opened Monday 8th June. 

OMG @ Zhivago

Vinyl and music accessorises, TicketMaster outlet
Re-opening at 10:30am on Thursday 18 June 2020

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Opus II Music in High St 

Sheet music and instruments
Re-opened on Monday 8 June 2020.
Hours 10am - 5:30pm Monday to Saturday.

Powell's Four Corners

Re-opened on Monday 8 June 2020.


PaddyPower - Prospect Hill

Expected to re-open on Monday 15 June 2020 at 10:30am

Other Hobbies

Galway Camera Shop - in Williams St

Re-opening on Monday 8 June 2020.   Hours will 10am - 5pm from Monday to Saturday.
Order online or by phone during shop hours for delivery or collection in store 

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