Galway

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Galway
Irish: Gaillimh
From top, left to right: Claddagh, Eyre Square, Lynch's Castle, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway Cathedral, The Docks, Terryland Castle.

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Coat of arms
Nickname(s): "City of the Tribes"
Motto: Laudatio Ejus Manet In Secula Seculorum[1]  (Latin)
"His Praise Remains unto Ages of Ages"
Galway is located in Ireland
Galway
Galway City in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°16′19″N 9°2′56″W / 53.27194°N 9.04889°W / 53.27194; -9.04889Coordinates: 53°16′19″N 9°2′56″W / 53.27194°N 9.04889°W / 53.27194; -9.04889
Country Ireland
Province Connacht
County Galway
Government
 • Type City Council
 • Mayor of Galway Terry O'Flaherty[2]
 • LEAs 3
 • Dáil Éireann Galway West
 • European Parliament North-West
Population (2011)
 • City 75,529
 • Urban 76,778
 • Demonym Galwegian, Tribesman
Time zone WET (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 091
Car plates G

Galway is a port city in the western part of Ireland. It is in the historic province of Connacht. Over 70,000 people live there as of 2011. It is located on the Galway Bay.

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