Eyre Square, Galway

Categories: Nature & Parks, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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3.8/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web
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. Put Eyre Square and other Galway attractions into our Galway vacation builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Galway is a fun little town for a day or two. After the busy Latin Quarter you might wanna relax a bit. The Eyre Square is an option for that with its green lawns. It is surrounded by streets with var...  read more »
  • Because the eyre square is sowiso in the city center you automatically passes. We have not scheduled but these because you can see better things in galway.
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  • Our hotel is right across the street. We walked the streets and the park, there are many hotels and businesses close by. Do not go out of your way! 
  • Nice location and can be peaceful at times. Sometimes it's loud and crowded. Can be very busy but still nice to stop and relax here even when it is. Worth checking out.
  • Great central location to start your travels around the city, county or country. All transport options begin and end here and it's a great place to be on a sunny day
  • Wonderful place to walk around on A nice summer day. The Christmas market is wonderful to. It's one of the best places to visit in Ireland.
  • Lovely place during summer and nice days. Every year there's a Christmas market which is top notch.
  • Great place to take a short break for lunch and touring.. nice place in the centre of the town.
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