Galway History Archives - Page 4 of 5 - This is Galway

GALWAY has so many stories to tell

Having found your favourite spots to see on your next visit to Galway, it’s time to put the wheels in motion. Share your discoveries with your friends and family, get booking and prepare for an incredibly memorable trip.

The History of Aughnanure Castle

Regarded as one of the most unique castles in Ireland, Galway’s Aughnanure Castle is one of over 200 fortified tower houses built by the most powerful families in Ireland centuries ago. Becoming home to the O’Flaherty clan in the 1500...

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The History of Cregg Castle

If you’re one of the lucky few that have a couple of spare millions lying around, perhaps you’d like to treat yourself to a 17th century castle? Located about nine miles outside of Galway city, near the village ...

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The History of Portumna Castle

There’s nothing like a towering castle and rolling gardens to make you feel miniscule and Portumna Castle is one of the most imposing buildings around. Dating back to the 1600s, the castle and demesne sit on the shores of ...

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The History of The Hardiman Hotel

If the walls of The Hardiman Hotel could talk, we’re sure they would have many’s the fable for us. Looking out onto Eyre Square since 1852, the building has taken on its fair share of different monikers over the ...

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The History of Dunguaire Castle

Known for its bountiful banquets and storied history, Dunguaire Castle is rumoured to be the most photographed castle in Ireland and it’s no surprise why. Incredibly picturesque, the castle enjoys a prime roadside location by the seaside village of ...

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