County Galway

Galway may takes it’s name from ‘Gallibh’ meaning the ‘Foreigners Town’.
or from the name from it’s river, in which Gaillimh, the daughter of Breasail was drowned,
or possibly from the ‘Gallaeci’ people from Northern Spain.

These are some of the most significant landmarks, buildings and monuments in County Galway

A castle in transition – guns and flowerboxes

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This National Monument is Portumna Castle located in Portumna co.Galway. It was built in 1618 and is regarded as a very interesting example of Irish architecture in the transition between the medieval fortified tower house [...]

A castle in transition – guns and flowerboxes2019-06-21T10:26:10+00:00

Ireland’s only Fjord – Killary Harbour, Lennane. co.Galway

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Killary Harbour, is classified as Ireland's only fjord. It is located beside the beautiful village of Leenane which is often aptly described as the Gateway to Connemara. It forms a partial border between counties Galway [...]

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A super cute Irish cottage located near Kinvarra

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This Irish cottage is located on the Galway Road near the beautiful seaside village of Kinvarra in county Galway. These cottages date from about 1800 on wards and usually had 2 or 3 rooms! Their [...]

A super cute Irish cottage located near Kinvarra2019-06-21T10:26:46+00:00

The last great stone Cathedral to be built in Europe

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he Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas is more commonly known as Galway Cathedral. This site, on the banks of the Corrib River was originally the site of the old city [...]

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The most photographed castle in Ireland

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Dunguaire Castle, Kinvarra. County Galway        1520 Dunguaire Castle is located in the beautiful village of Kinvarra in county Galway and is said to be the most photographed castle in Ireland. It was built on a [...]

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