Why Galway

Galway, also known as the City of the Tribes, is the fastest growing city in Ireland with over 72,000 inhabitants. It is a beautiful city with small winding streets and full of atmosphere. Galway is also located right by the sea. In 2007 the city was named as one of the eight ‘sexiest cities’ in the world and in 2008 it was voted 14thbest tourist destination in Europe! Galway has retained a very strong connection with Gaeilge the Irish language. Almost 10% of the population there speak Gaeilge fluently.

Galway’s Main Points:

  • Third largest city in the Republic of Ireland
  • Known as Ireland’s Cultural Heart
  • National University of Ireland (NUI Galway) and Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
  • Excellent English language schools
  • Strong commercial, professional and tourism sectors for employment
  • Galway airport serving Dublin, Cork, London, Edinburgh & Manchester
  • Galway Arts Festival, Galway Races, Galway International Oyster Festival, Volvo Ocean Race 

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