Galway’s ‘Missing’ 13th Century Castle Found in Medieval Quarter

Posted by Jean-Yves on Feb 1, 2018
 

Sections of Galway’s earliest stone castle which shaped the development of the medieval port have been discovered during restoration of a 15th century manor house in the city.

Limestone walls forming the “missing” castle, built in 1232, were located by an archaeological team during preparatory work on the disused building on Quay Street, which has been acquired for a new Aran knitwear shop.

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