Spanish Arch, Galway

The walls of Galway City were still, more or less intact in the 17th century. There were 14 towers with their corresponding gateways. The only fragment remaining is the so-called Spanish Arch, part of a twin-arched gateway, near the quay. One of the arches is now blocked but there is a substantial portion of the attached wall. It stands in the south-western portion of the old town.

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