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This unimpressive fountain in the city square is supposed to represent the hooker boats that once served the area ages ago during the Middle Ages and is surrealist enough that you might not get the reference if you had not been told it! It along...More
This Calder-like metal sculpture on the busy north edge of Eyre Square has lovely elements, representing the sails of the classic Galway hooker style of boat -- and the maritime and fishing heritage of Galway. Sadly, it is unidentified (Éamonn O'Doherty, 1984) despite newspaper reports...More
The Fountain dominates one end of Eyre Square. It was not on when we saw it in the morning and when we walked by again later in day. It is a memorable piece of art but I wouldn’t go out of my way for it.
We found a little bit of everything in this area of Galway. We enjoyed the experience of listening to the various musicians, the lively groups, the historical information, and the great amount of choices within walking distance! It sure makes me wish for something similar...More
On first seeing this sculpture I thought to myself it looks like the sailing rig of a small inshore fishing vessel from the late 19th Century. On getting home from our recent trip to Ireland and looking at the many photos I took I discovered...More
Nice looking sculpture in Eyre Square lots of people mulling around.Honestly nothing special.most big cities have something similar.Large companies usually put some sort of artwork out front to bring something unique to their building.