Perched upon the River Corrib and the Western reaches
of the Republic of Ireland, Galway City, often referred to as the
'Capital of the West', is a cultural Mecca of sorts, attracting
people all through the year. Staged as the second largest county
in Ireland; its 5939 square kilometers are surpassed only by County
Cork and the area retains an old -world charm.
Anglo-Norman settlers founded the city during the 12th century;
the city is as rich in heritage as it is in modern attractions.
A few of the biggest attractions are the Galway Film Fleadh, the
Galway Arts Festival, the Galway Races, and the Oyster Festival.
In addition to its status as a center of language, art, and culture,
Galway city is home to nearly 13, 000 students attending the National
University of Ireland, the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology;
or one of the many language schools in the area.
There is something for everyone at Galway, unique combination of
a vibrant and growing city, robust with thriving universities and
a booming economy, Galway is simply remarkably.
Be it for business, education, or simply holidaying, Galway experience
will leave you with something to carry on with yourself forever.
Enticements include the stunning landscapes of Connemara, the celebrated
Aran Islands, and the many lakes throughout the countryside.