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This is the Umbrella Project Page for County Galway - Ireland

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County Galway

  • Irish: Contae na Gaillimhe
  • Administrative centre Galway
  • Province Connacht
  • Area 6,148 km2 (2,374 sq mi)
  • People from County Galway are called -
  • Motto Ceart agus Cóir (Irish), "Righteousness and Justice"

County Galway is a county in Ireland. It is located in the West Region and is also part of the province of Connacht. It is named after the city of Galway. Galway County Council is the local authority for 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). The highest point in the county is one of the Twelve Bens, Benbaun, at 729m.

Towns and Parishes

See County Galway, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

For Information about research in the County, including lists of people of renown connected to County Galway and Families Researched on Geni go to County Galway - Family Heads link to follow

For Historical information about County Galway visit Historic County Galway link to follow - including connections to Historical figures, Gentry and political people connected with County Galway.

County Galway, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

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References and Sources

Parish Map

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  4. Ahascragh
  5. Annaghdown
  6. Ardrahan
  7. Athenry
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  9. Aughrim
  10. Ballinchalla
  11. Ballindoon
  12. Ballinrobe
  13. Ballymacward
  14. Ballynacourty
  15. Ballynakill (Ballymoe)
  16. Ballynakill (Ballynahinch)
  17. Ballynakill (Killian)
  18. Ballynakill (Leitrim)
  19. Beagh
  20. Belclare
  21. Boyounagh
  22. Bullaun
  23. Cargin
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  25. Clonbern
  26. Clonfert
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  30. Cong
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  61. Kilcummin
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  90. Kilmoylan
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  93. Kiltartan
  94. Kilteskill
  95. Kilthomas
  96. Kiltormer
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  100. Leitrim
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  104. Loughrea
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  107. Moycullen
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  114. St. Nicholas
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  120. Tynagh