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  • Day15

    Walking Tour of Galway

    September 2, 2015 in Ireland ⋅ ⛅ 10 °C

    We began with a walking tour of Galway. A Mayor named Lynch once hanged his own son because he was convicted of murder and no other citizens would carry out the execution. Home of Richard Martin, founder of SPCA. St. Nicholas church, contains the tomb of Jane Eyre. Catholic Church taken over by Cromwell. There is a pub called "The King's Head," emblazoned with images of King Charles I. It is called this because it was the home of the man who was the executioner for the King. Old tower house now used as a Costa Coffee house.Read more