Eyre Square, Galway

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Admire the scenery as you stroll through Eyre Square, Galway's urban park located in the city center. The site officially took the name John F. Kennedy Memorial Park in 1965. Because the park connects to many of the shopping streets, it serves as a popular meeting place. Pick up souvenirs and take in the culture on the nearby William Street or Shop Street. Mayor Edward Eyre, for whom the park was named originally, founded the site in 1710. In the time since, it has undergone several changes, including the addition of stone walls in 1801, redevelopment in Georgian style, and a complete reconstruction in the 1960s before reopening with its new name. With our custom trip planner, Galway attractions like Eyre Square can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • In December there are regular Christmas market, but without visible Christmas signs and without Christmas spirit. You can enyou food, carousels etc. Good for relaxing walk if there is no rain. 
    In December there are regular Christmas market, but without visible Christmas signs and without Christmas spirit. You can enyou food, carousels etc. Good for relaxing walk if there is no rain.  more »
  • This is a lovely square to relax and watch the people go by. There are plenty seating for everybody that is if you want to read a book or paper or have lunch. I was disappointed with part of the... 
    This is a lovely square to relax and watch the people go by. There are plenty seating for everybody that is if you want to read a book or paper or have lunch. I was disappointed with part of the...  more »

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