St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church
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Largest medieval parish church in Ireland in continuous use as a place of worship. Parts of the church date from 1320 although there are also indications that the church was built on the ruins of an earlier structure. Check out the Galway Market nearby if visiting on a Saturday.
Beautiful old church. this is the oldest church in Ireland that is still a functioning church. Build in 1320, it is full of history and sometimes hosts music events
This beautiful church runs a music programme all summer. Choose from classical, folk or trad. Check it out when you are in town
This ancient church celebrates it's 700 anniversary in 2020 It is said that Christopher Columbus prayed here before he went to discover the new world and that Oliver Cromwell stabled his horses here.
The Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas is a medieval church building in Galway, Ireland. It is a collegiate church and the parish church of St. Nicholas' Church of Ireland parish, which covers Galway city. It was founded in 1320 and dedicated to Saint Nicholas of Myra, the patron saint of seafarers,…
Built in the early 1300s and still in use today as an Anglican/Episcopal church. It also holds the regimental flags and other regalia of the Connaught Rangers, a former Irish regiment of the British Army which was disbanded after independence in the early 20th century.
The Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas is the largest medieval parish church in Ireland in continuous use as a place of worship at the heart of Galway's life. A tour through the Church will allow you to glimpse the part of its rich history. You will see signs of the iconoclasm of the soldiers of…
This very old Church is right in the centre of Galway city and dates back to 1320.
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