Carbon Nightclub in Galway is closing down after nine years
The end of an era.
Carbon Nightclub in Galway have announced that they are shutting down after nine years.
The iconic nightclub will be closing its doors for the final time on 21 August this year.
In a statement posted on their Facebook page, Carbon thanked everyone who attended the nightclub and all of their staff, while also wishing luck to the future owners.
It read: "We have thoroughly enjoyed nine prosperous years operating as one of Galway's best-loved student nightclubs.
"For many of you, Carbon represents fond memories of your time spent in Galway and we would like to sincerely thank you for your patronage over the years, without you it just wouldn't have been possible. It has been a pleasure to have been part of your journey and we have made some great friends along the way.
"Of course, without our amazing staff, none of this would have been possible. We would like to thank each and every one of our staff members over the years for their hard work, loyalty and dedication. It is fair to say that a Carbon family now exists and friends have been made for life.
"Finally, we would like to wish the new owners every success in the future and we have no doubt that they will further enhance Galway's bustling nightlife."
They also encouraged people to come in over the next six weeks, saying that they will be playing host to a number of nostalgic events to celebrate the nightclub's legacy.
You can read the statement in full here.