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Address: Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-91-563081

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Iconic Galway

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
olmc81
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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 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 

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