Galway History Archives - Page 5 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 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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The History of St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church

Having spent centuries welcoming the people of Galway and beyond into the warmth of this sacred space, St Nicholas’ has become known as an inclusive and progressive Anglican church that attracts not only those seeking religious guidance, but those with ...

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The History of The Spanish Arch

While most of us may know Spanish Arch as a prime can-drinking destination, an ideal spot to soak up some sun or just a great location for people watching, there’s a hugely rich history behind our beloved Sparch.
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The History of Galway’s Claddagh Village

Today we know the Claddagh as a suburb of Galway city, the home of St. Mary’s church, a primary school and a cluster of colourful houses, but the history of this little area is genuinely fascinating. You know that ...

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