Galway sentence example
The environs of Galway are pleasant, with several handsome residences.
The three Queen's Colleges, at Belfast, Cork and Galway, were founded in 1849 and until 1882 formed the Queen's University.
Galway, who settled in Canada in 1832.
There is more than one meaning of Galway discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
The former held the territory of Clanricarde, lying in the neighbourhood of Galway, and in 1543 their chief, as Ulick "Bourck, alias Makwilliam," surrendered it to Henry VIII., receiving it back to hold, by English custom, as earl of Clanricarde and Lord Dunkellin.Advertisement
The family, which changed its name from Bourke to de Burgh in 1752, and added that of Canning in 1862, still own a vast estate in County Galway.
The seaward slope of Croaghaun is abrupt and in parts precipitous, and its jagged flanks, together with the serrated ridge of the Head and the view over the broken coast-line and islands of the counties Mayo and Galway, attract many visitors to the island during summer.
The principal inlets are Killary Harbour between Mayo and Galway; Clew Bay, in which are the harbours of Westport and Newport; Blacksod Bay and Broad Haven, which form the peninsula of the Mullet; and Killala Bay between Mayo and Sligo.
The principal lakes are Lough Mask and Lough Corrib, on the borders of the county with Galway, and Loughs Conn in the east, Carrowmore in the north-west, Beltra in the west, and Carra adjoining Lough Mask.
The county is in the Protestant diocese of Tuam and the Roman Catholic dioceses of Taum, Achonry, Galway and Kilmacduagh, and Killala.Advertisement
On the 25th of April 1707, the duke won the great and decisive victory of Almanza, where an Englishman at the head of a French army defeated Ruvigny, earl of Galway, a Frenchman at the head of an English army.
This residence takes its name from the family of whom James Lynch Fitzstephen, mayor of Galway in 1493, was a member; whose severity as a magistrate is exemplified in the story that he executed his own son, and thus gave origin (according to one of several theories) to the familiar term of Lynch law.
The shipping trade is considerable, but as a trans-Atlantic port Galway was exploited unsuccessfully.
Galway is divided into the old and new towns, while a suburb known as the Claddagh is inhabited by fishermen.
Little is known of the history of Galway until after the arrival of the English, at which time it was under the protection of O'Flaherty, who possessed the adjoining district to the west.Advertisement
Of these settlers the principal families, fourteen in number, were known as the tribes of Galway.
The most notable educational establishment is the University College, founded as Queen's College (1849), with those of the same name at Belfast and Galway, under an Act of 1845.
The result of this commission was the foundation of the National University of Ireland, with three colleges (Dublin, Cork and Galway), and the Queen's University, Belfast.
Following the coast southward, Donegal Bay is divided from Galway Bay by the hammer-like projection of county Mayo and Connemara, the square inlet of Clew Bay intervening.
At Galway Bay the mountain barrier is broken, where the great central plain strikes down to the sea as it does on the east coast north of Dublin.Advertisement
Exceptions, however, are Tory Island and North Aran off the Donegal coast, Achill and Clare off Mayo, the South Arans guarding Galway Bay, the Blasquets and Valencia off the Kerry coast.
To the west of these last, the mountains of Connemara and, to a more marked degree, the narrow plain of bog-land between them and Galway Bay, are sown with small lakes, nearly every hollow of this wild district being filled with water.
South of the line between Galway and Dublin the coal is anthracitic, while north of this line it is bituminous.
The towns of Galway, Limerick and Waterford lost one member each, while Dublin and Belfast were respectively divided into four divisions, each returning one member.
At the first vacancy the title and rank of chief baron of the exchequer will be abolished and the office reduced to a puisne judgeship. By the County Officers and Courts (Ireland) Act 1877, it was provided that the chairmen of quarter sessions should be called " county court judges and chairmen of quarter sessions " and that their number should be reduced to twenty-one, which was to include the recorders of Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Londonderry and Galway.Advertisement
This college and the existing Queen's Colleges at Cork and Galway were made constituent colleges of the new university at Dublin.
Letters patent dated December 2, 1908, granted charters to these foundations under the titles of the National University of Ireland (Dublin), the Queen's University of Belfast and the University Colleges of Dublin, Cork and Galway.
The boundary line ran from the Bay of Galway to Dublin along the great ridge of gravel known as Eiscir Riada which stretches across Ireland.
As early as the second half of the 5th century Enda, a royal prince of Oriel (c. 450-540), after spending some time at Whithorn betook himself to Aranmore, off the coast of Galway, and founded a school there which attracted scholars from all over Ireland.
The other as the Upper (Eighter) M`William took Galway, and from him the earls of Clanricarde afterwards sprung.
Waterford, Drogheda, Dundalk, Cork, Limerick and Galway were not Irish, but rather free cities than an integral part of the kingdom; and many inland towns were in the same position.
The counties of Clare and Longford, and the towns of Galway and Athenry, were afterwards added, and the number of popular representatives does not appear to have much exceeded sixty during the later middle ages.
At Galway in October of the same year he said that he " would not have taken off his coat " to help the tenant farmers had he not known that that was the way to legislative independence.
In February 1883 Mr Trevelyan gave an account of his stewardship at Hawick, and said that all law-abiding Irishmen, whether Conservative or Liberal, were on one side, while on the other were those who " planned and executed the Galway and Dublin murders, the boycotting and firing into houses, the mutilation of cattle and intimidation of every sort."
In February Parnell again showed his power by forcing Captain O'Shea upon the unwilling electors of Galway.
It recommended an examining university with the Queen's Colleges at Belfast, Cork and Galway, and with a new and well-endowed Roman Catholic college in Dublin.
This reckless and lawless practice extended to several counties, but was worst in Galway and Roscommon.
Leaving Kilkenny he stayed for some time in Galway, and in February 1649 he left Ireland.
The case related to accusations of a price-fixing cartel by home heating suppliers in County Galway.
Day 6 - Donegal to Galway We head south through county Sligo which inspired the writing of WB Yeats and visit a famine graveyard.
During ' Wake Up Sleeping ' the vibe was getting heady as the overall effect of being back in Galway took hold.
A close second was Kendra Ryder of Galway who missed the winner's podium by less than 60 seconds!
Galway's Plantation is the newly excavated ruins of a 17th-century plantation.
They belong to the county Galway, and their population in 1901 was 2863.
Galway 's Plantation is the newly excavated ruins of a 17th-century plantation.
The Crystallography Center at NUI, Galway is dedicated to the determination of molecular structure by x-ray diffraction techniques.
The guest house over looks Galway Bay, making it a perfect place for someone visiting this part of Ireland.