The Kings Head

Here is a little drama for you all the way from Galway…I have put together some information on the Kings Had to follow this little taster

 

The Kings head is a true piece of living history dating back over 800 years.
Archaeological research has shown that a building was existence on this site since 13th century. In fact as you walk in the front front door of the Kings Head you will notice the date 1612 on the feature fireplace. Check me out in the video- also look at the you tube piece I put on the blog.
The earliest drawing of the house occurs in Speed’s famous map of Galway, drawn in 1651. We see a large stone building – featuring a 3 storey building dwelling fronting onto the street.
Following the execution of Chalies 1 on 3rd Jan 1649, Cromwell’s army came to Ireland to assert their military authority. Our famous theatre group Macnas did a good sketch on this- check out the blog!

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