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ancient town have many interesting features, and its position on the edge of the Gaeltacht (Irish speaking area) makes it the gateway to magnificent areas such as Connemara, Corrib country, and the Aran Islands. The city itself is a continuing centre of growth with its University, Institute of Technology, Theatres, Cathedral, Castle, Hotels, Docks, Industries as well as other interesting attractions.

Recently, the city centre of Galway has been closed to traffic in order to allow for the enjoyment of the city's narrow shopping streets. Parking in Galway is best done in the multi-storey car parks which are marked on this map. if you park on the street you will need parking discs which allow you park for a certain period of time. This time period is street specific and is posted at each street junction.

Inis Mór is the biggest of the three islands, covering approximately sixteen square miles. Situated on the west coast of Galway, about thirty miles out in the Atlantic Ocean, the island offers a whole new meaning to the word 'paradise'. Inis Mór Ferries departs from Ros a Mhíl (Rossaveal), a village 20 miles west of Galway City. The coast road allows for fabulous views of Co. Clare and the Burren across the bay and approaching views of the Aran Islands in the distance.

  • Last visit to Galway: Jun 2003
  • Intro Updated Dec 12, 2004
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