Thoor Ballylee Castle is a fortified, 15th/16th century Hiberno-Norman tower house built by the septs de Burgo, or Burke. It is also known as Yeats’ Tower because it was once Read more [...]
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Galway day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Galway activity.
Teach Synge is a restored 300 year old cottage on the beautiful island of Inishmaan (one of the Aran Islands) in County Galway. The restored cottage is now a museum Read more [...]
Teampall Bheanain is a tiny Early Christian oratory, dated to the 11th or 12th Century. Today is nearly complete but for the roof and its steep gables are very prominent Read more [...]
The Spanish Arch and it’s neighbour the Caoċ Arch are two remaining arches on the Ceann an Bhalla (“Front Wall”) in Galway city, Ireland.
Aughnanure Castle was built by the O’Flaherty family in the 16th century, one of Connacht’s most notable lord families.
Brigit’s Garden is a Garden and Celtic Heritage Center set within 11 acres of native woodland and wildflower meadows. Our 4 main gardens represent the Celtic festivals of Samhain, Imbolc, Bealtaine Read more [...]
The original keep (1235/40) was low and squat, the roof being at the level of the present second floor. in 1250 Meyler de Bermingham extended it and in 1316 the Read more [...]
The Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas opened on 15 August 1965, commonly known as Galway Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Galway, and one of Read more [...]