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Traditional Irish Music concert in the Church

Very interesting church with fantastic concert. Well worth a visit. The musicians really explained... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Margy P
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We took a tour in conjunction with the Tunes in Church trad music concert (5 stars- do it) . Tour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The largest medieval church in Ireland is surrounded by narrow, winding streets and a bustling marketplace.
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Market Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting church with fantastic concert. Well worth a visit. The musicians really explained the music and the dancing was very fine as well. Also some explanation about the church itself.

Thank Margy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a tour in conjunction with the Tunes in Church trad music concert (5 stars- do it) . Tour was between sets and lasted 10 minutes. Learned about the history of the church as Catholc, then switching to Protestant and having horses stabled in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely place and there is plenty of history found within the walls. During the season check to see if there are any concerts being held within the walls.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It was a very interesting experience exploring this Medieval church in the heart of Galway. We enjoyed the artistry of the architecture and the decor. I found the memorial to World War One dead moving. This is a historic treasure right in the middle of...More

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Viewed the church Saturday morning while also strolling around the Galway Market. Worth a walk thru - helps to connect the history of Ireland.

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Beautiful church which is steeped in history. Still functional with beautiful service welcoming to all. There are also frequently concerts there and the acoustics are wonderful. The Carols around the Christmas tree service on Christmas Eve is one not to be missed.

Thank RachelM3914
Reviewed 2 August 2018

While walking on Quay street I seen this church and made my way towards it. The stained glass is breathtaking. There is a old map of Galway located inside which is a great treat to any tourist.

Thank EricaCherch
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Very interesting visit, the history here as in most churches in Ireland goes back hundreds of years. Reading some of the inscriptions is humbling.

Thank Rhett
Reviewed 25 July 2018

wonderful way to experience the beautiful and perfect acoustics of this old historical church and enjoy the traditional sounds of the Irish musician. They are right up close and then also there is an interesting tour of the church in the intermission.

Thank Valeri V
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Expected to see a small, quiet medieval church - but found camera, lights, action! Gather they were setting up to record this evenings live music, which we were told included 3 fellows from India. Wish we had had the time to stay and listen Note:...More

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