Explore and discover the hidden delights of our medieval town from Eyre Square along the old wall of Galway along Lynch’s Castle passing Nora Barnacle’s house into Kirwin’s Lane and finishing at the Spanish Arch.
Come follow the Nightwatchman by torchlight as he makes his nightly rounds and discover what life was like within the walls of Medieval Galway. From feudal barons to the rise of the merchant families you will explore the fascinating and sometimes gruesome tales associated with the City.
The tour will start at the Fáilte Ireland Kiosk, Eyre Square (Shop Street side)
Join Kathleen and find out how it all began for the City of The Tribes. This walk will take you through the streets of Medieval Galway, you will hear how the native Gaelic Irish got pushed out and how the Anglo Normans took control. Why Galway became known as the City of the Tribes. You will have a close up look at some of the medieval grandeur and character that is unique to Galway City.