STATUES, MONUMENTS AND MEMORIALS

STATUES, MONUMENTS AND MEMORIALS

Statues, monuments and memorials are important reminders of our past. They keep alive the history, culture, heritage and stories of important events, people and places all over Galway. We can often walk past these without ever knowing what they mean or stand for, but it’s important the we continue to keep telling the stories of the past. 

When you think about it, these public statues, monuments and memorials don’t appear out of nowhere. They emerge from collective human efforts, which are often expensive and time-consuming projects, all done in order to honor a person, a group of people, a place or a historical event – therefore there must be an important or fascinating story to tell, which makes these statues, monuments and memorials all the more intriguing. 

Below you will find a whole host of statues, monuments and memorials which are to be found throughout Galway. So learn about the history & stories behind these statues, monuments and memorials which you pass – you might even find ones that were erected even just for fun! 

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