Galway City

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Spanish Arch
  • Galway City Museum
  • Eyre Square
  • Galway Cathedral
  • Connemara National Park
  • Aran Islands, located off the coast of Galway include Inishmore,Inishmaan and Inisheer.

Facts

  • From the River Gailimh(River Corrib,the name ‘Gaillimh means strong as in river strong.
  • The population in Galway City is 75,000 and is Ireland’s third largest City.
  • Galway City becomes European City of Culture in 2020.
  • The National University of Ireland, Galway is located here and was founded in 1845 as Queen’s College.
  • Eyre’s Square’s official name is John F. Kennedy Park.
  • Muckanagghederdauhaulia is the longest place name in Ireland and is in County Galway.

Galway

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