Stay at Bunk Boutique Hostel Galway, Galway
Bunk Boutique hostel is very well located near the center of Galway. Extremely friendly and efficient reception services at a very good price. Has kitchen facilities and complimentary DIY breakfast.
Entrance is in a small alley, so check out the detailed map on their website.
Dinner at Le Petit Pois, Galway
If you are in for some French Cuisine, check out this little resto. Seem to remember that it had very good scores on Tripadvisor and you need to make reservations. Caters also for vegetarians.
Coffee or breakfast at Ugly Mug, Tralee
Tralee in County Kerry is known for it's "Rose of Tralee festival" where Irish ladies from all over the world compete to be crowned the Rose. The owners returned from New Zealand back to Ireland to start this nice coffeeshop.