More Random Galway Photos…


Galway Docks – in 2009, Galway was a stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race. Galway Docks was transformed into something resembling Monte Carlo for the two week festival. In fact, everyone had such a great time that this coming June, the race will return to finish in Galway.

The King's Head Pub, Galway Ireland

The building which is now the King’s Head pub is one of the oldest surviving medieval buildings in Galway. Local legend has it that the name of the pub comes from a former occupant of the building, Col. Peter Stubbers who is believed to have carried out the execution of King Charles I in1649.

Giant Cockroach

Galway is famous for its festivals and none more so than the Galway Arts Festival, which features the Macnas Street Parade every July.

Galway canal view

A view of the River Corrib and one of Galway’s many canals.

Galway Busker -- IMG_3620

Street Busker, Galway



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2 responses to “More Random Galway Photos…

  1. Pingback: Random (County) Galway photos | Study Abroad at NUI Galway

  2. Pingback: Random (County) Galway photos, Part 2 | Study Abroad at NUI Galway

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