Lynch Memorial Window
Lynch, so the story goes, was a mayor of Galway in the 15th century who, when his son was condemned for murder, personally acted as...
With an eye-watering range of Irish whiskeys, this genteel old boozer in the city centre is a place of refuge for those in search of a...
Food 4 Thought
Besides providing organic and vegetarian sandwiches, savoury scones and wholesome dishes such as cashew-nut roast, this place is great...
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Lynch's Castle information
Considered the finest town castle in Ireland, this old stone town house – now part of AIB Bank – was built in the 14th century, though much of what you see today dates from around 1600. Stonework on the facade includes ghoulish gargoyles and the coats of arms of Henry VII, the Lynches (the most powerful of the 14 ruling Galway 'tribes') and the Fitzgeralds of Kildare. On the inside, it's worth a gander at the hefty and magnificent fireplace.