Can you guess where this friendly lion lives?

//Can you guess where this friendly lion lives?
Can you guess where this friendly lion lives?2020-05-18T16:09:53+01:00

He lives on an amazing altar frontal made in 1726 by Sister Margaret Joyce Prioress of the Dominican’s in Galway. She was the niece of Richard Joyce who is one of Galway’s most famous goldsmiths and is credited with the modern Claddagh ring design.


Galway City Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday on four daily timeslots; 10am, 11:30am, 2:00pm and 3:30pm.  Admission remains FREE but visitors will now require a ticket for their visit. Tickets can be booked online by visiting and will need to be presented either in printed format or on mobile phones at the main entrance to the museum.  In light of Covid-19 the number of visitors will be strictly controlled and those attending will have to adhere to correct social distancing and health and safety protocols so that everyone can enjoy the exhibitions in a safe and comfortable environment.

For any further information contact or phone +353 (0)91 532 460. 
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