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County Clare, Galway, and the Aran Islands Sights

Lynch's Castle

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Now a branch of the Allied Irish Banks, this is the finest remaining example in Galway of a 16th-century fortified house—fortified because neighboring Irish tribes persistently raided the village, whose commercial life excluded them. The decorative details on its stone lintels are of a type usually found only in southern Spain. Historical material about the castle can be seen on the ground floor.

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Shop St., Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland


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