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In the heart of The Latin Quarter you will find the mostenduring of lane ways, home to some of Galway’s favourite shops andrestaurants. Kirwan’s Lane seafood bar and restaurant is a real gem and islocated beside Judy Greene’s Pottery Shop. You won’t escape Kirwan’s Lanewithout sampling the delights of Goyas bakery and you will not be able toresist the fish and chips in the world famous McDonagh’s. Kirwan’s Lane lay in ruins for many years before being revamped andrestored to its former splendor. History tells us it was here in the late 18thcentury that Richard Martin built a 100 seat theatre for his wife. The theatresaw many acclaimed performances in its day, and among those to tread the boardswere the rebel patriot, Theobald Wolfe Tone, Richard Martin himself, and hiswife.