The Tour

The guided tour departs from Eyre Square at 2pm Monday to Friday.
Come stroll through the heart of medieval Galway and

Discover what life was like behind the walls during these times and why neither both O’s and Mac’s feared to thread its ancient cobbled streets.

Explore one of Ireland’s oldest medieval churches and discover how it can illuminate the lives of those who worshipped there.

Delve beneath the modern street scape and unearth the stories of the powerful often ruthless men who ruled here through the ages.

Learn about the Claddagh, a once teeming fishing village outside the walls, rich in craft and tradition.

Discover Galway’s part in the 1916 rising which positioned Ireland’s Independence centre stage within a Europe then engulfed by the ferocity of the First World War.