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360° View of J.F.K. Memorial ParkThe Macnas Parade in J.F.K. Memorial Park

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-J.F.K Memorial Park, aka. Eyre Square 318kb


The elderly lady appears to be coming from Galway's train and bus station. Adjacent on the right is the Corrib Great Southern Hotel.


Relaxing in Eyre SquareDuring the summer months Eyre Square is a place to hang out, get a sun tan, listen to musicians or read a book.


The Galway Quincentenary Fountain Doing a 180° turn you'll see the fountain, which was erected in 1984 to mark Galway's quincentenary. The corroded iron sheets symbolize the sails of the classic Galway Hooker, which is a traditional fishing boat.



Statue of Padraic O'Conaire, click here to MAGNIFY!No description of Eyre Square would be complete without a mention of the statue of Padraic O'Conaire. This prolific Irish native language writer of short stories is being honored by this memorial, situated not far from the docks where he used to love to sit and write.

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