There are plenty of large supermarkets and department stores in Galway city and in the larger towns.
There are plenty of large supermarkets and department stores in Galway city and in the larger towns (such as Dunnes Stores, Tesco, Supervalu, Lidl, Aldi, Centra, Spar and Boots Chemists) where you will be able to buy everything you need for your baby or toddler in both the city and county. Popular brands of powdered formula include Aptamil, SMA, Hipp Organic and Cow and Gate. Larger supermarkets and pharmacies will sell premade formula and hungry milk. All shops will sell fresh cows milk and dairy products un Ireland are of a very high quality.
Baby food brands include; Ella’s Kitchen, Heinz, Cow & Gate and Hipp Organic. You will be able to buy food in both pouches and jars. You will also be able to find baby rice, porridge, cereals, crackers, fruit and oat bars, yogurts and corn based organic snacks. Almost all shops will sell something suitable for babies to eat but the best option is to stock up when you are in a larger town or have access to a larger supermarket.
Most restaurants will be able to prepare a baby bowl for your child which generally consists of mashed potato, vegetables and gravy. Most restaurants will also offer a kids menu or half portions for older toddlers.
There are changing facilities in most larger towns in hotels and department stores and shopping malls. Many larger restaurants will also have a changing table. If you will be travelling around the county it is useful to have a fold away changing mat with you.
Almost all restaurants will offer a high chair also.