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Nice monument in town

Right on the edge of the high street and at the bridge across the Corrib, there's a small square... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2015
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Lost Mariner's Memorial

I found this as we were walking towards the Spanish Arch. It is literally 40-50 yards from the... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2015
Erik K
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26 May 2018
“It was a sailing ship port and a fishing village. Hence any monument.”
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

This a 1500 port. It's been a viable fishing village. Pleased to see locals recognise their heritage. Location next to the Spanish arches. Suitable. Christopher Columbus came here as his last port before discovering the Americas. He doesn't have a monument. Capt Woolley ran the...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Nice that there is a monument dedicated to those that lost their lives but it is nothing special and doesn't really stand out. So much more could have been made of this.

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Right on the edge of the high street and at the bridge across the Corrib, there's a small square with two monuments. It's a pretty location, but it's wide open, possibly not the best rainy day activity. It will only take you a minute to...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2015

I found this as we were walking towards the Spanish Arch. It is literally 40-50 yards from the Arch on the main road. The plaque on the reverse reads: To the memory of Captain W.J. Woolley who taught the science of Navigation and the craft...More

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