The Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas (Galway Cathedral) is a Roman Catholic cathedral situated in Galway, Ireland. Construction of the cathedral began in 1958 and it was completed in 1965. It was built to a Renaissance style and is the last great stone cathedral built in Europe. The cathedral is dedicated to both Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St. Nicholas. The cathedral is prominent in the city skyline, its dome has a height of 44.2 metres. The cathedral is a popular place of worship in the city.
The cathedral is situated in the city centre of Galway. It is a 5-10 minute walk away from Galway Train Station. The 433 and 964 buses travel to the cathedral. The cathedral has an onsite car park.
Opening Times and Admission
The cathedral is open daily 8.30am-6.30pm. There is no admission charge at the cathedral but the cathedral does ask for a 2 euros donation.