Man Utd Hero Spends His Stag Weekend in Galway
Former Manchester United club captain, current coach of England, just spent his stag do hurling away in Galway. Not knowing much about Ireland’s Cultural Heart, Gary Neville tweeted and asked all of his followers for advice on what to do during his stag weekend in the Irish city.
Upon arriving at the Knock Airport last Friday, the world of social media went abuzz with sightings of this Manchester United hero. It was even reported that he tweeted his brother Phil, Everton captain, that Galway was “excellent.”
The next day, Saturday, his stag party spent time at the Pure Skill Indoor Sports Centre located at Knocknacarra where he demonstrated his hurling skill. Hurling is an Irish sport with similarities to Gaelic football. Competing with his peers, a hurley at hand, he tried his best hitting the sliotar into the goalpost as his group enjoyed the indoor sports complex’s 10 sport challenge.
Pure Skill Indoor Sports Centre
Pure Skill Indoor Sports Centre is a unique attraction within Ireland’s Cultural Heart, Galway. A 25,000 square foot indoor sports complex that is just a few minutes away from Galway City, Pure Skill is a popular hen and stag destination for sports lovers and athletes.
As an indoor sports complex, you do not even have to worry about fair weather and can easily enjoy your favorite sports within the complex. Equipped with state of the art electronic technology, your whole group spend the day taking the 10 sport challenge– baseball, cricket, basketball, rugby, Gaelic games, golf putting, golf chipping, tennis, hurling, and soccer just like Gary Neville’s.
Its interactive sports room even allows you to enjoy high tech simulators. The complex has Visual Sports Systems for you to enjoy surfing, ice hockey, etc. regardless of the season and the weather conditions.
It is not so surprising that former Manchester United hero loved this indoor sports complex. It is one of the best places to display one’s skill in various sports and enjoy some friendly competition at the same time.
Galway is one of the most popular stag do destinations in Ireland. It attracts stags from all over Europe as it is known for having everything Irish. Galway is not the Cultural Heart of Ireland for nothing, it is known as the part of Ireland that managed to preserve the Irish culture over the years. In Galway, you can immerse yourself in Irish music, dance, tradition, and language. Not to mention… authentic Irish brew. Anyone who wants a truly Irish stag do will find Galway to be the best stag weekend destination.
Aside from enjoying indoor sports in one of the best indoor sports complexes, stags can also enjoy other stag do activities in Galway. There are various establishments within the area to enjoy Greyhound racing, paintballing, gorge walking, clay shooting, go karting, and bungee jumping. Sports and popular stag do activities aside, while you’re in the city, you might as well enjoy Galway’s vibrant nightlife. The city has great bars, pubs, and nightclubs that are perfect venues an unforgettable stag night.
True enough, Gary Neville may not have had enough time experience everything Galway has to offer because a weekend is never really enough. Yet, based on his tweets, it is undeniable that he had a great stag weekend in Ireland’s Cultural Heart.