Galway, Ireland: St Patrick’s Cathedral and Dinner at Il Vicolo

Father Patrick told us that the St. Patrick’s Cathedral of Galway was much more impressive than his ‘hidden 11th century icons’ so that was our next stop.

Exterior of St. Patrick's Cathedral in Galway, IrelandIt was beautiful inside but to a certain extent it was just another church.Interior of St. Patrick's Cathedral in Galway, IrelandAn unique tiled floor.Mosaic Floor in St. Patrick's Cathedral in Galway, IrelandThe stop at the Cathedral was followed by a few other fun bits like this very friendly dog.
Eager to meet you, a dog in a car window in Galway, IrelandA cheesemonger, something we do’t find too often in Vancouver.Cheesemongers shop in Galway, IrelandI don’t really know if a pig can be considered decorative but I suppose it has its charms.Mosaic of a pig decorates a wall in Galway, IrelandAn unusual doorway.
Door in Galway, IrelandWe had dinner at Il Vicolo, a charming old mill set upon the river and converted into an Italian Restaurant.Il Vicolo, an Italian restaurant inside an old mill. Galway, Ireland.We had crab to start followed by pasta, the names of which escape me.Crab legs at Il Vicolo Restaurant in Galway, IrelandOne pasta was chicken and artichokes in a creamy sauce and the other was a lamb/red wine/ragout, both were excellent and had us vowing to try out more Italian.Pasta at Il Vicolo Restaurant in Galway, Ireland.Artsy bit, Galway Cathedral run through the photo app Stackables.
Galway Cathedral in Ireland, run through the photo app StackablesNEXT: The next day were were off to Doolin, the Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Island of Inisheer.

More on our 2015 trip to Ireland.

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  1. Pingback: In Search of Icons Hidden in a Monastery (Galway, Ireland) | Albatz Travel Adventures·

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