Learn the dramatic story of the mysterious Knights Templar in Ireland.
Learn the dramatic story of the mysterious Knights Templar in Ireland. Follow the legendary trail of the orders presence in medieval Galway and discover how, following internment and trial, their ultimate fate is still shrouded in mystery. Encounter the great skills and craftsmanship of Galway’s medieval master stonemasons. Hear how the ancient knowledge and traditions of the Masonic craft became an integral part of the secretive brotherhood of Freemasons. Explore the 13th century church of St. Nicholas, its hidden Templar origins, apprentice pillar and many symbolic tombs. Visit the former Freemasons hall and decode the mythical origins of Freemasonry, its secrets, rituals and symbols.
Tour is a duration of one + half hours. For further information, contact Conor Riordan (Dip. Archgy, Dip. LRS, BA Hons., MA).