General Information on County Galway

County Galway is located on the west coast of Ireland, rich in a splendid and diversified landscape. It is probably one of the most beautiful and the most impressive areas of Europe and is rich in Irish mythology

County Galway is the second largest county of Ireland (after Cork), it is known as being the 'county in stone wall'. This county is developing progressively at the present time and many of the towns are enjoying renewed growth and prosperity.

Connemara is a most famous region in Galway with its landscapes, mountains, green fields, marshes, rivers and lakes - all of an incredible beauty.

Situated by the sea, Galway City is a vibrant, lively place with many things to do and see - pubs, shops, traditional market every Saturday morning, Galway Arts Festival, etc


5,939 km2


188,854 inhabitants (CSO : Central Statistical Office).

Main town

Galway city (57,241 inhabitants ), very young and dynamic town.



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