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  Galway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Galway (official Irish name: Gaillimh) is the main city in the province of Connacht in Ireland and capital of County Galway.
Galway remained mostly loyal to the English crown during the Gaelic resurgence as a matter of survival, yet by 1642 the city allied itself with the Catholic Confederation of Kilkenny during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms.
Galway is considered the gateway to Connemara and the Gaeltacht.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Galway   (2854 words)

  
 Learn more about Galway in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Galway is the capital city of County Galway in Ireland.
Galway is also known as The City of the Tribes, because fourteen tribes were said to have led the city to prominence early in its history.
Hardiman's History of Galway is considered to be the definitive history of Galway city and county.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /g/ga/galway.html   (483 words)

  
 Ireland - Sightseeing - County Galway
Galway City was originally a fishing village that by Medieval times had grown into a bustling walled town ruled by 14 merchant families whose names, Athy, Bodkin, and Ffench to mention a few, can still be seen on Galway store fronts today.
Galway is the unofficial art capital of Ireland and its lively arts scene peaks during the summertime Galway Arts Festival.
Galway's most famous monument, the Spanish Arch was built in the late sixteenth century during the war between England and Spain.
www.irelandby.com /sightseeing/sightseeing_galway.htm   (433 words)

  
 County Galway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
County Galway (Contae na Gaillimhe in Irish) is located on the west coast of Ireland.
County Galway is home to Lough Corrib (the largest lake in the Republic of Ireland) the Na Beanna Beola (Twelve Bens) mountain range, Na Sléibhte Mhám Toirc (the Maum Turk mountains), and the low mountains of Sliabh Echtghe (Slieve Aughty).
The population of the county as a whole at the April 2006 census was 231,052; however, when the city of Galway, which forms a separate administrative unit, was excluded, the population of the area under the control of Galway County Council was 159,052.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/County_Galway   (414 words)

  
 Galway - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Galway was first incorporated by Richard II of England in the late 14th cent.
For centuries Galway traded extensively with Spain, and Spanish influence is noticeable in the architecture.
U-Pb zircon geochronology of the Galway Granite, Connemara, Ireland: implications for the timing of late Caledonian tectonic and magmatic events and for correlations with Acadian plutonism in New England.
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/G/Galwy-cit.asp   (427 words)

  
 Galway Advertiser | galwayadvertiser.ie | galwayadvertiser.com
A spokesperson for NUI, Galway said last evening, just hours after London was awarded the 2012 games, that the college would definitely consider any requests for the use of its facilities.
She added that this along with the facilities already in place may see teams from other countries coming to Galway to acclimatise and train in the weeks leading up to the games.
With seven years to prepare for the eventuality, it is believed that tax incentives will be provided to finance the building of purpose-built facilities in order to attract countries to use Ireland in the summer of 2012.
www.galwayadvertiser.ie /dws/story.tpl?inc=2005/07/07/news/19555.html   (424 words)

  
 Galway - City of the Tribes
Galway was famous at that time for it's involvement in the wine trade, particularly Spanish wines, and the Spanish influence is retained in an area of the city called the Spanish Arch.
Galway is the 'gateway' to Europe from the west and the off-shore islands are the last land before reaching the east coast of North America.
Galway is a place of festivals - the Arts festival in July, the Galway Festival Race Meeting, which lasts for all of 6 days at the end of July, the Oyster festivals in September and October, to name but a few.
www.moytura.com /galway.htm   (1989 words)

  
 Galway Ireland Tourist Information Galway Attractions Galway West of Ireland Tourist Attractions Galway
Galway is a large county divided into two contrasting regions by the expanse of Lough Corrib.
Galway city, known as the ‘city of the tribes’ with its seaside suburb of Salthill, is an important tourist centre and a gateway to the scenic areas of the county.
Richhad Martyn, Mayor of Galway, acquired the castle in the seventeenth century and it was subsequently purchased by Oliver Saint John Gogarty.
www.ebookireland.com /galway.htm   (1584 words)

  
 Galway International Rally
Galway Motor Club in association with our sponsor First Choice Flooring Ltd. are delighted to announce that for 2006 we will be maintaining a formula that proved very successful in 2004 and 2005.
Galway Motor Club are staging the rally in conjunction with First Choice Flooring Ltd. who are the main sponsors for the event.
In addition to the Galway International being the opening round of the Pirelli Irish Tarmac Championship we are also proud to be the first round of the Irish Historic Championship.
www.galwayinternational.com   (281 words)

  
 Galway travel guide - Wikitravel
Galway, called Gailimh in Irish Gaelic, with a population of about 60 000, is Ireland's third largest city and is a major hub for visits to western Ireland.
Galway is a perfect base for seeing the west of Ireland, but it is also worth a visit in itself.
The Galway Atlantaquaria, Seapoint Promenade, Salthill (Follow the R336 (Griffin Road) southwest from the city centre), 091 585100 (atlantaquaria@eircom.net), [2], is a must see if you are interested in the sea and its inhabitants.
wikitravel.org /en/Galway   (1629 words)

  
 Galway : Introduction | Frommers.com
Galway, which has an affluent, artsy population of 69,000, is one of the most prosperous cities in Ireland and in my opinion, the most immediately appealing.
The excellent Galway Arts Festival, held every summer, is one of the most accessible culture fests in Europe.
Here it is clear that, despite Galway's population boom, the city core remains strikingly unchanged from the Middle Ages.
www.frommers.com /destinations/galway/0134010001.html   (740 words)

  
 Galway - New York Times
During Galway's summer tourist season from May to August, the lower level is also open Sundays from 1 to 6.
Galway is a city for strolling along the historic waterfront and over the footbridges crossing the River Corrib and keeping an eye out for art galleries and bookshops.
Check out the work of emerging artists at the Galway Arts Center, (10) 47 Dominick Street, (353-91) 565886, www.galwayartscentre.ie, which is housed in the former residence of the Irish literary giant, Lady Gregory, who founded the Abbey Theater in Dublin with W. Yeats in 1904.
www.nytimes.com /2005/07/10/travel/10going.html?ex=1278648000&en=e863fdc2ad233337&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (1688 words)

  
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Galway Emigrant Index 1828 - 1855 - Immigration from Galway to Australia, New South Wales and Queensland.
Genealogy in Galway in the West of Ireland (Irish Family History Foundation) There are two designated family research centres serving County Galway which is located in the West of Ireland, in the Province of Connacht.
Clydagh is a rural area south-west of Headford town in Co. Galway on on the north-eastern shore of Lough Corrib.
www.labyrinth.net.au /~quibellg/galway.htm   (1747 words)

  
 Galway Ireland - accommodation holidays vacations - Everthing you need to know
The core of Galway first appears in 1124 when the castle of Bun Gaillmhe,"The mouth of the [River] Gaillimh" (Now known as the Corrib) was built for Toirrdelbach Ua Conchobar, King of Connacht.
We do not know what the population of the settlement was at this time but there were obviously sufficently numerous and well-off body of inhabitants to finance the construction of the Church of St.Nicholas (patron saint of seafarers) 1320.
This period was the dawning of the settlement which is now Galway city.
www.irishholidays.com /ggtest.shtml   (209 words)

  
 Breeds of Livestock - Galway Sheep
The Galway breed was developed in the West of Ireland,as a result of the importation of English Longwools from the late 17th century onwards.
The Galway is a large sheep, average bodyweight of mature ewes being 74kg.
The Galway ram is a good producer of crossbred ewes from hill breeds, and the Galway Greyface (Galway X Blackface) is particularly favored in Ireland.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds/sheep/GALWAY/index.htm   (716 words)

  
 Galway United Football Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The NEW Galway United Umbro jersey featuring X-static fibre technology is on sale in Terryland Park during every home match from the club shop.
Galway will play Limerick FC on 8th August in Hogan Park in a rearranged game with a 7.45pm kick-off.
Galway United FC have launched a Product Brochure which details the available sponsorship options for the 2006 season.
www.galwayunitedfc.ie   (1223 words)

  
 Accessible Galway
Moving around in Galway with a manual wheelchair therefore resembles a slalom between sky-high sidewalks and congested streets, in the midst of double-parked cars, potholes and building-site fences.
Galway is one of the fastest-growing urban areas in Europe, so there's plenty of building sites and roadworks around.
The latter option is to be preferred, not only because it allows you to stay in Galway, but also because it very effectively prevents you from driving home drunk after hitting the pubs.
www.whuehn.de /trips/ireland/Galwayaccess.htm   (1341 words)

  
 GENUKI: County Galway
"Galway, a county of Ireland, in Connaught, 82 m.
The greater part is very fertile; but towards the N and W the soil is coarse.
It abounds with rivers and lakes: of its rivers, the principal are the Shannon, the Suck, and the Blackwater: lakes, lough Corrib, lough Reagh, and lough Contra.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/irl/GAL/index.html   (191 words)

  
 Galway.Net Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Galway man who was kidnapped and forced to undergo a horrific ten-day ordeal in the Nigerian jungle may have contracted malaria whilst being held hostage.
The Galway man who was held hostage in Nigeria for 10 days is flying to London today to be reunited with his family.
As Galway's Gay community was preparing this week for Galway Bród, the annual Pride celebrations, it received an unpleasant reminder that homophobia is still a reality in Irish society.
new.galway.net   (764 words)

  
 Accommodation In Galway-Map of Galway & Accommodation Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Situated in the west of Ireland, County Galway is a diverse region perfect for a short break or long vacation.
Galway is the second largest county in Ireland and is divided into two contrasting regions by the expanse of Lough Corrib.
Galway city is the fastest growing city in Europe.
galway.goireland.com /scripts/low/xq/asp/areatype.c/areaid.178/qx/area.htm   (384 words)

  
 Galway / - Newswire - Indymedia Ireland
Some 200 people sickened with the butchery being visited on the Lebanese and Palestinian peoples by the IDF assembled at the fountain in Eyre Square for some fiery speeches denouncing the ongoing wanton carnage and to demand the withdrawal of yankee/coalition troopsf from Iraq and Afghanistan and for Syria and Iran not to be attacked.
As part of Project06 in Galway, a re-enactment of the showtrial of George Galloway was broadcast on FM102.
The Galway Alliance Against War has claimed that attempts are being made by the authorities in Galway to stop an alternative air show being organised for Nimmo’s Pier, Claddagh at 1.30pm this Sunday.
www.indymedia.ie /newswire/galway   (1773 words)

  
 James Galway - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Sir James Galway (born December 8, 1939) is an Northern Ireland-born flute player from Belfast, often called The Man With the Golden Flute.
He auditioned for the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under Herbert von Karajan, and was principal flute of that orchestra from 1969 to 1975.
To Karajan's surprise and dismay, after a period of some disagreement, "Jimmy" Galway decided that he would leave to pursue a solo career, which he succeeded in doing admirably.
voyager.in /James_Galway   (241 words)

  
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We were really unlucky but we should put everything in perspective with what happened in America.
The build-up to the match has been very low-key around Galway - which will suit John O'Mahoneys boys perfectly.
Meath reckon they have it in the bag but I reckon the Tribesmen have 1 big performance in them.
www.geocities.com /galway_gaa   (54 words)

  
 Welcome to Galway Golf Club
Galway Golf Club has long been recognised as possessing one of the finest courses
It has a magnificent new clubhouse (with full catering facilities) which boasts panoramic views of Galway Bay and the Burren from its elevated site.
This website will provide general information about Galway Golf Club, brief details on some of its achievements, a section devoted to the history of the club, as well as a course map and hole-by-hole course guide.
www.galwaygolf.com   (226 words)

  
 Galway Online - All about Galway Ireland for hotels jobs property shopping and tourism in Galway
The Galway Oyster Festival is sending out an appeal for more Galway girls to join the fun.
If you are planning a visit or move to Galway or you are coming on business, you'll find lots of information through our Directory.
Stories of Ireland and of her adventures in Galway by an American author who came to visit and stayed for a while.
www.galwayonline.com   (242 words)

  
 Galway | Galway, Ireland Travel Blog
long bus ride to Galway from Cork, about 4.5 hours, but it gave me a chance to do some reading.
got to talking to a Canadian guy who is living in Galway and going law school.
Galway is a great little city though, traditional small Belgian block streets with all sorts of shops and restaurants and pubs.
www.travelpod.com /travel-blog-entries/reecepacheco/worldtour-06/1144764240.html   (763 words)

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