County Galway

County Galway is on the of Ireland, historically in the province of Connacht. It has great scenery in the Connemara peninsula, along the shores of Galway Bay and out in the Aran Islands.

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

The are three islands in County Galway in the west of Ireland. Photo: Massimo Telò, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in County Galway, 32 km north of Galway city, with a population in 2016 of 8767. Photo: AFBorchert, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a market town in County Galway with medieval town walls, castle and abbey. Photo: Imehling, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a village on the north coast of Galway Bay in Connemara, County Galway. Photo: O'Dea, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a small town on the northwest coast of County Galway in the west of Ireland. Photo: Bert Kaufmann, Public domain.

is a small town in County Galway, on the shores of Lough Corrib 26 km northwest of Galway city. Photo: Trish Steel, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a village in County Galway at the north end of Lough Derg. Photo: Bogman, CC BY 2.5.

is an island 8 km off the coast of Connemara in County Galway. Photo: Man77, Public domain.

is a tiny village which is nevertheless the largest settlement on the / Cheathrú Rua Peninsula of Connemara in County Galway. Photo: Carraroe1, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Omey is a tidal Island in Connemara off the coast of County Galway in the west of Ireland. Photo: Markbriggs, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small village on the Atlantic coast of Connemara, County Galway. Photo: Chalky Lives, CC BY-SA 2.0.

or Leenaun is an attractive village on the south shore of Killary, a fjord in the west of Ireland that marks the northern boundary of Connemara and County Galway. Photo: Martin Tipper, CC BY-SA 2.0.

County Galway

Latitude of center
53.3333° or 53° 20' north
Longitude of center
-9° or 9° west
8 metres (26 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: غالواي
  • Arabic: مقاطعة غالواي
  • Arabic: مقاطعه جلوي
  • Armenian: Գոլուեյ
  • Asturian: Condáu de Galway
  • Basque: Galwayko konderri
  • Basque: Galwayko konderria
  • Basque: Galway konderria
  • Belarusian: Голуэй (графства)
  • Belarusian: Голуэй
  • Belarusian: графства Голуэй
  • Bengali: কাউন্টি গলওয়ে
  • Breton: Kontelezh Gaillimh
  • Breton: Kontelezh Galway
  • Bulgarian: Голуей
  • Catalan: Comtat de Galway
  • Catalan: comtat de Galway
  • Cebuano: County Galway
  • Chinese: Galway Kūn
  • Chinese: 戈尔韦郡
  • Chinese: 戈爾韋郡
  • Chinese: 高威郡
  • Chinese: 高維郡
  • Chinese: 高维郡
  • Czech: County Galway
  • Czech: Galway
  • Czech: Hrabství Galway
  • Danish: County Galway
  • Danish: Galway county
  • Dutch: County Galway
  • English: County Galway, Ireland
  • English: Galway
  • Esperanto: Contae na Gaillimhe
  • Esperanto: County Galway
  • Esperanto: Graflando Galway
  • Estonian: Galway krahvkond
  • Finnish: Galwayn kreivikunta
  • French: Comté de Galway
  • French: Galway
  • French: comté de Galway
  • Galician: Condado de Galway
  • Georgian: გოლუეის საგრაფო
  • German: County Galway
  • Greek: Γκόλγουεϊ
  • Greek: Κομητεία Γκόλγουεϊ
  • Gujarati: કાઉન્ટી ગેલવે
  • Hebrew: מחוז גולוויי
  • Hindi: काउंटी गॉलवे
  • Hungarian: Gaillimh megye
  • Hungarian: Galway megye
  • Icelandic: County Galway
  • Indonesian: County Galway
  • Interlingue: Comtia Galway
  • Irish: Contae na Gaillimhe
  • Irish: Gaillimh
  • Italian: County Galway
  • Italian: contea di Galway
  • Japanese: カウンティ・ゴルウェイ
  • Japanese: ゴールウェイ県
  • Japanese: ゴールウェー県
  • Kannada: ಕೌಂಟಿ ಗಾಲ್ವೇ
  • Korean: 골웨이주
  • Latin: Comitatus Gallivensis
  • Latvian: Golvejas grāfiste
  • Lithuanian: Golvėjaus grafystė
  • Macedonian: Голвеј
  • Malay: County Galway
  • Malay: Kaunti Galway
  • Manx: Coontae Ghalliu
  • Manx: Coontae ny Galliu
  • Marathi: काउंटी गॅलवे
  • Min Nan Chinese: Galway Kūn
  • Northern Frisian: Galway (Graafskap)
  • Northern Frisian: Galway
  • Norwegian: Galway
  • Norwegian Bokmål: County Galway
  • Norwegian Bokmål: County of Galway
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Galway
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Contae na Gaillimhe
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: County Galway
  • Occitan (post 1500): Comtat de Galway
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Galwægscīr
  • Persian: شهرستان گالوی
  • Polish: Galway
  • Portuguese: Condado de Galway
  • Romanian: Comitatul Galway
  • Romanian: Galway
  • Romanian: Judeţul Galway
  • Romanian: Județul Galway
  • Russian: Голуэй
  • Russian: Графство Голуэй
  • Scots: Coontie Galway
  • Scots: Coonty Galway
  • Scottish Gaelic: Contae na Gaillimhe
  • Serbian: Golvej
  • Serbian: Голвеј
  • Serbo-Croatian: County Galway
  • Serbo-Croatian: Galway
  • Serbo-Croatian: Golvej
  • Sinhala: ගල්වේ ප්‍රාන්තය
  • Slovak: Galway
  • Slovenian: Grofija Galway
  • Spanish: Condado de Galway
  • Spanish: County Galway
  • Swahili: Wilaya ya Galway
  • Swedish: County Galway
  • Swedish: Galway
  • Tajik: Vilojati Goluej
  • Tajik: Вилояти Голуэй
  • Tajik: Вилояти Горлуэй
  • Tamil: கவுண்டி கால்வே
  • Telugu: కౌంటీ గాల్వే
  • Thai: เมืองหลวงกัลเวย์
  • Turkish: Galway County
  • Turkish: Galway Kontluğu
  • Ukrainian: Голвей
  • Ukrainian: Голуей
  • Ukrainian: Ґолвей
  • Urdu: کاؤنٹی گالوے
  • Vietnamese: Hạt Galway
  • Welsh: Swydd Galway
  • Western Panjabi: گالوے
  • Wu Chinese: 戈尔韦郡
  • Contea di Galway

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