Jurys Inn Galway
Jurys Inn Galway is part of a chain of inns, the first of which opened in Dublin. The first inn was opened in 1881 by William Jury. Jurys Inn Galway opened in 1993.
The Arans are a group of three islands, Inishmore, the largest, Inishmaan, and Inisheer, the smallest. You will be visiting Inishmore, or Inis Mór, a major tourist destination.
St. Nicholas Church
The largest medieval parish church in Ireland. There is debate over when its construction was completed, but it was finished by 1320.
The Spanish Arch
Constructed during the mayoralty of Wylliam Martin in 1584, the Spanish Arch was an extension of the city wall from Martin’s Tower to the bank of the Corrib. The arch is located on the banks of the Corrib river.
Nora Barnacle House
James’ Joyce’s wife, Nora Barnacle, lived in this house with her mother and six younger siblings until 1904. The house was built in the 1800s and is now the smallest museum in Ireland.
Lynch Memorial Window
According to legend, the window marks the spot where James Lynch FitzStephen, mayor of Galway, hanged his son, who supposedly confessed to murdering a Spanish sailor who had seduced his girlfriend.