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Address: Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 91 563 081

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Wet day visit

Worth a visit even in the rain. There was a carnival visiting on this saint Patrick's weekend. Wet but still nice to see.

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Greystones, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit even in the rain. There was a carnival visiting on this saint Patrick's weekend. Wet but still nice to see.

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Though I like modern art, this statue did not impress me. It did not have a definite meaning to me. I will learn more about its history to try to re-evaluate it.

Thank Michela C
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Its a landmark in Galway. I love it. It cannot be missed and is a great spot on a sunny day where one can sit and people watch until its time for lunch.

Thank AnnChristine
Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The fountain in Eyre Square has been a gathering point for many reasons down through the years. Great to sit and people watch from here

Thank olmc81
Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Where you will enjoy the beauty of Eyre Square and the fantastic City of Culture explore before 2020 and after....

Thank Anna N
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

Sorry but we weren't impressed with this at all. It just looks like a heap of rusting metal in the middle of the square.

Thank dmn2710
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

Actually it's suppose to represent the coat of arms of the city of Galway, and the long tradition of sailing trade in and out of the city in days of old! Sitting in the middle of the cities Eyre Square, this rusty sculpture is surrounded by lots of students, down and outs, commuters and me, a visitor to this fine... More 

Thank Theycallitmadness

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