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History of County Galway, Ireland

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 County Galway, Ireland

County Galway (Irish: Contae na Gaillimhe) is a county in Ireland. In the West of Ireland, it is part of the province of Connacht (English spelling: Connaught) and is named after the city of Galway.

Largest settlements in County Galway: Galway, Tuam, Ballinasloe, Loughrea, Oranmore
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Where is County Galway, Ireland?

  • County Galway became an official entity around 1569 AD.

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  • News 1652 - The English capture Galway


  •  County Galway, Ireland

    Postcard
  • News 1812 - Galway Court House is built


  • News 1818 - Salmon Weir Bridge is built in Galway


  • 1826 - Galway
    Galway is a county of Ireland, in Connaught, 82 miles long and 42 miles wide; bounded on the west by the Atlantic Ocean, north by County Mayo and...Read MORE...


  • 1837 - County Galway
    GALWAY (County of), a maritime county of the province of CONNAUGHT, bounded on the east by the counties of Roscommon, KING'S county, and Tipperary,...Read MORE...


  • News 1849 - Queens College opens in Galway


  • News 1850 - The railway reaches Galway


  •  County Galway, Ireland
    St. Nicholas Church
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  • 1895 - County Galway
    Galway, gawl way, a maritime county of Ireland, in Connaught, bounded on the W. by the Atlantic. Area,2342 : miles. The surface in the W. includes...Read MORE...


  •  County Galway, Ireland

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Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from County Galway, Ireland


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History and News of County Galway, Ireland

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  • County Galway became an official entity around 1569 AD.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • News  1652 - The English capture Galway
  • News  1812 - Galway Court House is built
  • News  1818 - Salmon Weir Bridge is built in Galway
  • 1826 - Galway
    Galway is a county of Ireland, in Connaught, 82 miles long and 42 miles wide; bounded on the west by the Atlantic Ocean, north by County Mayo and... Read MORE...

  • 1837 - County Galway
    GALWAY (County of), a maritime county of the province of CONNAUGHT, bounded on the east by the counties of Roscommon, KING'S county, and Tipperary,... Read MORE...

  • News  1849 - Queens College opens in Galway
  • News  1850 - The railway reaches Galway
  • 1895 - County Galway
    Galway, gawl way, a maritime county of Ireland, in Connaught, bounded on the W. by the Atlantic. Area,2342 : miles. The surface in the W. includes... Read MORE...

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