Collegiate Church of St Nicholas of Myra
Crowned by a pyramidal spire, the Collegiate Church of St Nicholas of Myra is Ireland's largest medieval parish church still in use....
A genteel old boozer in the city centre that is a place of refuge for those in search of a pint and a seat on a busy Saturday night.
Food 4 Thought
Besides providing organic and vegetarian sandwiches, savoury scones and wholesome dishes such as cashew-nut roast, this New Age place is...
Lynch's Castle information
Considered the finest town castle in Ireland, the old stone town-house, Lynch's Castle was built in the 14th century, though much of what you see today dates from around 1600. The Lynch family was the most powerful of the 14 ruling Galway 'tribes'.
Stonework on the castle's facade (the real attraction here) includes ghoulish gargoyles and the coats of arms of Henry VII, the Lynches and the Fitzgeralds of Kildare. The castle is now part of AIB Bank and modern-day bankers may wish to shelter behind the thick walls from populist rage.