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| Valerie's of Aughrim | The Old Monastery |
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| Cloverfox Connemara Hostel |

County Galway (Irish: Contae na Gaillimhe) is located on the west coast of Ireland. It is in the Irish province of Connacht. The county takes its name from the city of Galway, which is the county's capital. It is the second largest county in Ireland, after County Cork. There are several strongly Irish-speaking areas in the west of the county. County Galway is home to Lough Corrib (the largest lake in the Republic of Ireland) the Na Beanna Beola (Twelve Bens) mountain range, Na Sléibhte Mhám Toirc (the Maum Turk mountains), and the low mountains of Sliabh Echtghe (Slieve Aughty).

To the west, lying between the lake and the Atlantic, is Connemara - a region of superb scenic grandeur dominated by the rocky mountain range known as the Twelve Pins. A great many of the inhabitants are Irish speakers, and much of the ancient Gaelic culture is preserved. Galway East, or East of Lough Corrib, is a fertile limestone plain extends to Roscommon

For more information browse to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_Galway

County Galway Hostels

| Valerie's of Aughrim | The Old Monastery |
Connemara National Park
| Cloverfox Connemara Hostel |


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County Galway has many attractions - visit Athenry – Mediaval Town with Arts and Heritage Centre. Drive along the coast road from Galway to Spiddal and view the splendour of Galway Bay. St. Jarlaths Wheel - Tuam. Located beside the Catholic Cathedral in the North Galway town of Tuam. Explore the Tropical Butterfly Centre located in Carraroe, Connemara, Galway. Spend time in the Aran Islands – located in Galway Bay - situated at the mouth of Galway Bay. Day trips available from Galway and Clare coasts. Clifden in West Galway - the location of the landing of the first Trans-Atlantic air crossing by Alcock and Brown.

Find out more by browsing to http://www.ebookireland.com/galway.htm

See local web sites:
www.galway.ie/,
www.galway.net/, and www.irelandwest.ie/galway/ for more information


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