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Eyre Square

American House Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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“nice square” (15 reviews)
“green space” (10 reviews)
American House Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It has a sculpture that looks like ship sails. We like to see people when we travel. This is a place for it.

Thank cdhcch
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading about this park, I was expecting quite the expansive green space. Instead, it was a much smaller park than I was expected and I did not think there was anything special about it. It is very easy to walk to other attractions from...More

Thank cra27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eyre Square is a very central point I Galway. Transport is really accessible. There are buses going all around the city and the bus and trains station for longer journey is close by. There are plenty of cute places to grab a coffee or grab...More

Thank Ethne T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Also great for people watching, sitting and relaxing while watching the world go by, or enjoying a local musician earn some money! Day or night, it's a popular spot. Plenty of shops, pubs and cafes nearby and now far from other monuments/points of interest!

Thank Lucy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

a very nice square in the old city area..they have the best souvinior shops in ireland.in the old city area.you can walk around in the pedestrian area of galway a very old area with street musicians playing...a lovely day out.. walk down to the river...More

Thank Rush401
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Obviously this is a gathering spot for the young and collegiate. Great for people watching and busy even into the night. Has some historical significance - John Kennedy visited here.

Thank Trish A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eyre Square is a nice park to stop and relax a bit while strolling through the city center. The big monument at one end of the park is a sculpture called the Galway Hooker. Nearby are flags of the tribes of Galway. All along the...More

Thank ct-cruisers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great spot in the centre of downtown. It's lovely and green with a few statues and memorials. We had to look to find the JFK Memorial, and finally located it. Very nice place to use as a meeting spot, or to hang out....More

Thank Katrina W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful park with interesting statues & benches to sit surrounded by pubs & shops. Great place to relax & people watch. Less touristy than the Claddagh area.

Thank MichkaJupiterFL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to stop over when going to and from the Latin quarter. There are pay toilets. Also grassy area to play with the dogs. Enjoyed the flower beds.

Thank TeG85
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