Eyre Square (John F. Kennedy Memorial Park) is a square situated in Galway, Ireland. The square was created in 1710 by Mayor Edward Eyre who the square is named after. The square is also known as the ‘John F. Kennedy Memorial Park’ as that is what it was renamed to in 1965 to honour the US President who had given a speech in the square in 1963. Most of the square is pedestrianised and it is a place in the city where people meet.
The square is situated in the city centre of Galway. Galway Train Station is right next to the square. By bus, take the 402 and 407 that both stop at the square.
Opening Times and Admission
The square is a public square, it is free for people to visit at any hour of any day.