The Best Quotes about Galway, Ireland for Galway Instagram Captions

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Last Updated on: 9th August 2021, 11:01 pm

Jack Taylor was a private investigator in Galway, which seemed like madness. I used lots of Galway -isms, which seemed like madness, too.  -Ken Bruen

I am delighted to be back home in Galway, the place I first came to as a 19 -year -old in 1960. It’s here where my heart is and will forever be.  -Michael D. Higgins

I always had this notion of a noir novel in Galway. The city is exploding, emigration has reversed, and we are fast becoming a cosmopolitan city.  -Ken Bruen

I want to say a very sincere thank you for this welcome home  – it is a wonderful welcome home. It is the place to where I return and where I will always return because it is of Galway that I am.  -Michael D. Higgins

Irish history having been forbidden in schools, has been, to a great extent, learned from Raftery’s poems by the people of Mayo, where he was born, and of Galway, where he spent his later years.  -Lady Gregory

When I was a child and came with my elders to Galway for their salmon fishing in the river that rushes past the gaol, I used to look with awe at the window where men were hung, and the dark, closed gate.  -Lady Gregory

Galway Kinnell came out with that wonderful big, breathy, hollow voice of his and read, for the first time in public, “The Bear.” That poem impressed me so much that I memorized it. I used it for years when I taught in prisons. It’s a powerful extended metaphor for what the writing life is really all about. It’s a uniquely powerful poem about self -transformation, and that’s what we’re asking, really, beyond even our objection to the war. We’re asking people to look at themselves and think about what might be possible with a little self -transformation.  -Sam Hamill

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