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Lassies, castles and battles: Explore Galway on an audio walking tour

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Galway is a quaint medieval city with a big heart, as you’ll soon discover on this self-guided audio tour. Just download the VoiceMap app, click on Galway and choose "A meander through the medieval Quarter to the River Corrib". We will visit the key sites on this walking tour, with insights into modern Galway along the way. In the medieval quarter, you’ll hear about events both surprising and some gruesome. Then we’ll visit some of the famous and lesser known sites. The tour is narrated by a qualified Failte Ireland Tour Guide, Derek Spillane. Some of the highlights include: • Saint Nicholas Church and its 1651 map of Galway • The Spanish Arch and the City Walls • Wild swans on the Claddagh shore • Learn where the word “lynched” comes from • Discover who the Tribes of Galway were • Hear how Richard Martin founded the R.S.P.C.A and delve into the darker side to his character • Tips on how to spot the famous Claddagh ring

Itinerary Details

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The tour briefly passes through Eyre Square and the John F Kennedy Park.

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The tour passes by the impressive Lynch's Castle on Shop Street. You'll stop for a short moment while hearing the history of the castle.

Pass By: St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

The tour passes St Nicholas' Collegiate Church.

Pass By: The Kings Head Kitchen

You'll pass by the famous Kings Head pub on this walk through Galway.

Pass By: The Claddagh Ring Museum

You'll briefly stop outside the Claddagh Ring Museum where you'll learn what the rings symbolise.

Pass By: Galway's Latin Quarter

You'll walk through a section of Galway's Latin Quarter.

Pass By: Galway City Museum

The tour ends just outside the Galway City Museum.