County Clare, Galway, and the Aran Islands Travel Guide

County Clare, Galway, and the Aran Islands Sights

The Hall of the Red Earl

  • Druid La.
  • Center
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 01/20/2010

Fodor's Review

Galway's Custom's House discovered a hoard of artifacts in its foundation, which revealed the site's significant past, as the palace of Ricard de Burgo, an earl who was the grandson of the city's founding father. The floodlit foundation of the building can be explored from a gangway through a glass partition that surrounds the dig, unveiling city life in Galway in the 13th century, before the 14 tribes ruled the city.

Sight Information

Address:

Druid La., Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland

Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 01/20/2010

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