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Top Things to Do in Galway, Ireland, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Connemara National Park - Homepage

This site describes Connemara National Park which is managed by National Parks and Wildlife Service of Ireland. The site gives information on the Park, it's wildlife and what there is to see and do.

Connemara National Park

Connemara National Park ( Irish: Páirc Naisiúnta Chonamara) is one of six National Parks in the Republic of Ireland that are managed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. It is located in the west of Ireland within County Galway.


Salthill ( Irish: Bóthar na Trá) is a seaside area in the City of Galway in the west of Ireland. Lying within the townland of Lenaboy ( an Léana Buí), it attracts many tourists all year round. There is a 2 km long promenade, locally known as the Prom, overlooking Galway Bay with bars, restaurants and hotels.

Galway Cathedral

Situated on the banks of the River Corrib in Galway city, Galway Cathedral is the most recently built of Europe's great stone cathedrals, and is the centre of a vibrant community.

St Mary's Cathedral, Tuam

St Mary's Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry in the Church of Ireland. It is located in Tuam, County Galway in Ireland. From the 12th century until 1839, both before and after the Reformation, it was the seat of the former Archdiocese of Tuam.

St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

The Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas is the largest medieval parish church in Ireland in continuous use as a place of worship. It is located in Galway in the Republic of Ireland and was founded in 1320, dedicated (like many other European churches in seaports) to Saint Nicholas of Myra, the patron saint of seafarers.

Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway

The Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas ( Irish language: Ard-Eaglais Mhaighdean na Deastógála agus Naomh Nioclás), commonly known as Galway Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Galway, Ireland, and is one of the largest and most impressive buildings in the city.

Aran Islands

The Aran Islands ( Irish: Oileáin Árann-pronunciation: [ˈɪlɑːn ˈɑːrənʲ]) or The Arans ( na hÁrainneacha-[nə ˈhɑːrənʲəxə]) are a group of three islands located at the mouth of Galway Bay, on the west coast of Ireland. They constitute the barony of Aran in County Galway, Ireland.

Pure Skill Galway - Indoor Sports Centre Arena of Fun, Action & Games

Looking for Indoor Sports & Games Centre? Have a fun Family Day with children or play corporate Team Building Games. Best for Stag Party Ideas & more

National University of Ireland, Galway

The National University of Ireland, Galway ( NUI Galway) ( Irish Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimh or OÉ Gaillimh) is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland. It is a tertiary-level educational institution located in Galway, Ireland.

Galway Races - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Galway Races are the subject of At Galway Races, a poem by W. B. Yeats. They are also the subject of eponymous folk song, popularized by the Clancy Brothers and the Chieftains. The Celtic Rock band, JSD Band played it on the seventies; It appears on their album, Travelling Days.

Oranmore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The focus of local industry has recently shifted from primarily dairy agriculture to tourism, manufacturing and logistics. There are several industrial parks located near the village, such as Deerpark Industrial Estate which has been a hub for industry for many decades particularly in the precast concrete, chemical and steel fabrication industries.

Dunguaire Castle

Dunguaire Castle ( Irish: Dún Guaire) is a 16th-century tower house on the southeastern shore of Galway Bay in County Galway, Ireland, near Kinvarra (also spelled Kinvara). The name derives from the Dun of King Guaire, the legendary king of Connacht.

The Latin Quarter | Where Galway Comes Alive

The Latin Quarter Table Quiz General & Galway Knowledge Wednesday February 19 @ 7.30pm Tables of 4 only €40 All proceeds towards Defibrilator Training in The Latin Quarter - Making the Heart of the City Heart Safe. Quizmaster John Nolan seeks out The Brainiest Business in The Latin Quarter.

Galway Sportsgrounds

Galway Sportsground, also known as The Sportsground, is a multi-purpose stadium in Galway, Ireland. It opened in 1927, with the playing of a soccer match and has been used to host Connacht Rugby matches since that time.

Galway City Museum

The Galway City Museum ( Irish: Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe) is a museum in Galway City, County Galway, Ireland. It was founded on 29 July 2006, and is located beside the Spanish Arch. The official website for the museum was launched on 27 November 2008.[citation needed ] This section is empty.

Eyre Square - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

John F. Kennedy Memorial Park is an inner-city public park in Galway, Ireland, formerly officially named Eyre Square ( Irish: An Fhaiche Mhór ) and still widely known by that name. The park is within the city centre, adjoining the nearby shopping area of Williams Street and Shop Street.

Kylemore Abbey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kylemore Abbey ( Irish: Mainistir na Coille Móire) is a Benedictine monastery founded in 1920 on the grounds of Kylemore Castle, in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland. The abbey was founded for Benedictine Nuns who fled Belgium in World War I. The current Mother Abbess of the Benedictine Community is Mary Margaret Funk.

Kilmacduagh monastery

Kilmacduagh Monastery is a ruined abbey near the town of Gort in County Galway, Ireland. It was the birthplace of the Diocese of Kilmacduagh. It was reportedly founded by Saint Colman, son of Duagh in the 7th century, on land given him by his cousin King Guaire Aidne mac Colmáin of Connacht.