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Eyre Square
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful part of the city to visit especially when the sun is shining. I don’t like the birds as they will take anything in site if you leave it down for a second

Thank Pat M
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"christmas market"
in 34 reviews
"nice square"
in 16 reviews
"green space"
in 13 reviews
"focal point"
in 12 reviews
"nice place to sit"
in 13 reviews
"watch the world"
in 34 reviews
"meeting point"
in 12 reviews
"heart of galway city"
in 13 reviews
"galway hooker"
in 17 reviews
"shop street"
in 20 reviews
"sunny day"
in 27 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 12 reviews
"pubs and restaurants"
in 13 reviews
"great atmosphere"
in 21 reviews
"park"
in 133 reviews
"flags"
in 33 reviews
"sculptures"
in 47 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got off the train on a Sunday night and cut through the square to get to my accommodations. It was so lively! I came back after I had dropped my bags and had a bite to eat, just so I could do some people-watching. There was a guy there holding two sticks with loops of rope in between, dipping them into a bucket full of soapy water, and raising the sticks to create hundreds of bubbles in all different sizes. I just sat and watched the joy on the faces of children as they chased the bubbles!
Another morning I saw people had been sleeping under the trees, so they must have enjoyed it even more than I did.

Thank BabyOnTheMove
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an old market square (which is technical not square but rectangular) that is now a small park close to the center of Galway city. Named after the then Mayor of Galway Edward Eyre (sometime around 1710). The square was renamed John F. Kennedy Memorial Park but nobody ever calls it that and it remains to be known as Eyre Square.

The square links the central train station with the city and it’s a short walk to many of the popular, cafes, bars, restaurants etc.

I would be reluctant to call it an attraction; it is a good meeting point and can be a nice place to sit and chat or people-watch on a fine day. It can get a little bit weird at night after pubs close.

Thank SeosamhOC
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some lovely plantings, a foundation, a statue, and a wonderful sculpture of sails. Mostly good for walking through!

Thank KPC7
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful square for the park in the sun and a great central location for pubs and restaurants. Fantastic place for people watching and general hustle and bustle for Galway.

Thank Helen L
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