And the winner is …. Galway.
A huge congratulations and a well deserved win. There is so much to do and see in Galway city and the buzz you get walking through the city centre is amazing and gives you a real Irish welcome.
Galway will now receive European and Government funding to host cultural events throughout the year which is great news for Galway.
It is estimated to be worth €170m to the winning city in terms of funding and tourism.