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Legend of The Claddagh Ring
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Legend Of The Claddagh Ring visitor centre is a family-friendly tourist attraction located in the heart of Galway city. This beautiful visitor centre is a must for anyone who wants to find out more about the story of the Claddagh ring.
Come along and watch The Authentic Claddagh Ring being made in the onsite cottage workshop. Learn about the origins of Galway's Iconic Claddagh ring dating back over 300 years and find out how it is worn. Watch a short movie about the adventurous voyage of Richard Joyce – legendary creator of the Claddagh ring. Play with the Interactive touchscreen tablets with puzzles and fun facts for the kids and grown-ups alike. If that wasn't enough, why not browse the extensive collection of fine Irish, Celtic & Claddagh Jewellery


Highlights include:
  • Free admission
  • Fascinating short film recounting the adventures of Richard Joyce
  • Watch the Jeweller making a Claddagh Ring
  • Discover the origins of the Claddagh ring
  • Learn the meaning of the Claddagh ring
  • Learn how to wear the Claddagh ring


Visitor Information

Opening Times

Monday - Saturday 09:00 - 18:00
Sunday & Bank Holiday 11.00 - 18:00





Contact Details

26 Shop Street, Galway

T: +353 (0) 91 562 554

W: www.claddaghlegend.com

Closed: December 25 

Last admission: 17.00

Approx Visit Duration: 10 – 20 minutes


Admission Prices 2020

Admission Free 


Other Useful Information

Variety of restaurants and Cafes nearby
On street parking available a 5-minute walk from Shop Street
The attraction is fully wheelchair accessible

Open for private groups by prior arrangement (max 30 people)

Map Location

The visitor centre is located at the end of the busiest street in the heart of Galway. Coming from Eyre Square walk down towards Shop Street, pass Lazlo Jewellers and continue on down the street until you see Claddagh Jewellers store with the Claddagh Beanstalk mural over the blue building, please look to the right of the shop, where Legend Of The Claddagh Ring is located. 

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