The Night Watchman

Come explore Galway by torchlight with the Night watchman as he does his nightly round, discover what life was really like within the walls of medieval Galway. Expect gruesome tales on this living history tour.

This is a one hour tour through the medieval streets of Galway by torchlight, and not for the squeamish or weak of heart. Be prepared for the most gruesome of tales. You will never cast your eyes on the city in quite the same light again! Tour departs from the Browne Doorway, Eyre Square. Times vary according to the time of year.

Duration: 90 minutes

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This was a great tour - engagingly delivered, well spoken. We were three (including a 12-year old) and all thoroughly enjoyed it. Pitch of information was perfect - history, anecdotes and contemporary info.

Anonymous Explorer

I found the tour great fun and convenient.I even got some shopping in .its a great way to see Galway in a short space of time .Excellent tour highly recommended.


Fantastic tour! It’s a must for visitors to Galway and also a good historic refresher tour for Galwegians.


Fascinating tour, rich in history yet full of good laughs and interesting tales of the Tribes of Galway. A must if you visit Galway City!!

Mary Hynes

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