River Corrib

The River Corrib in the west of Ireland flows from through to . The river is among the shortest in Europe, with only a length of six kilometres from the lough to the Atlantic.

Notable Places in the Area

The and the Caoċ Arch in city, Ireland, are two remaining arches on the Ceann an Bhalla. is situated 420 metres northwest of River Corrib. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a museum in Galway City, , . is situated 390 metres northwest of River Corrib. Photo: Shane.Halloran, Public domain.

Railway station
Galway railway station serves the city of in . is situated 680 metres north of River Corrib. Photo: calflier001, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas is a medieval church building in , Ireland. is situated 660 metres northwest of River Corrib. Photo: Gerd Eichmann, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is an area close to the centre of city, where the River Corrib meets . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the county town of on the west coast of Ireland. Photo: Massimo Telò, CC BY-SA 3.0.

or Menlough is a village and townland in one of the Gaeltacht areas of , . is situated 4 km northwest of River Corrib. Photo: Sharonlflynn, CC BY-SA 4.0.

River Corrib

53.2675° or 53° 16' 3" north
-9.0489° or 9° 2' 56" west
Open Location Code
1 metre (3 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Basque: Corrib ibaia
  • Catalan: Riu Corrib
  • Cebuano: River Corrib
  • Chinese: 科里布河
  • Chuvash: Корриб
  • Dutch: Corrib
  • English: Corrib
  • English: Corrib river
  • French: Corrib
  • Gallegan: Río Corrib
  • German: Corrib
  • Irish: Abhainn na Gaillimhe
  • Italian: Corrib
  • Japanese: コリブ川
  • Japanese: コリヴ川
  • Lithuanian: Koribas
  • Norwegian: Corrib
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Corrib
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Corrib
  • Polish: Corrib
  • Russian: Корриб
  • Spanish: Rio Corrib
  • Spanish: Río Corrib
  • Ukrainian: Корріб
  • Welsh: Afon Corrib

In the Area



Other Places

Explore Your World

Popular Destinations in County Galway

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.  

Escape to a Random Place

About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page River Corrib. See this page's contributions. Photo: Gronico, CC BY 2.5.