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Built in 1584 to protect the quays where Spanish ships unloaded cargoes of wines and brandies, the hefty stone arch is now the central feature of the newly restored Spanish Parade, a... Full review →
The Spanish Arch is thought to be an extension of Galway's medieval city walls, designed to protect ships moored at the nearby quay while they unloaded goods from Spain, although it was... Full review →
The name is a reminder of the city's trading links with Spain. The Spanish Arch seems to have been part of a bastion made of four blind arches, one of which was opened in the 18C to give... Full review →