County Galway (Irish: Contae na Gaillimhe) 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. There are several strongly Irish-speaking areas in the west of the county. The population of the county is 250,541 according to the 2011 census.
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... They have won 14 Galway Senior Football Championship titles from 1932, 1946, 1977, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2011 ... Their team of the 1990s was the most successful, winning the county title five times and the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship ...
... The former Meelick-Eyrecourt hurler Joe Salmon was named on the 'Galway team of the Millennium' at Mid-Field and was joined by fellow club member Sean Silke, who was named at Centre-Back ... club's players who played senior hurling with County Galway were subsequently selected to represent Connacht in the annual Railway Cup interprovincial hurling competition ... Former Galway minor hurler and Meelick-Eyrecourt player Niall Corcoran, from Clonfert, currently plays on the Dublin senior hurling team and has played several times in the ...
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“We dreamed that a great painter had been born
To cold Clare rock and Galway rock and thorn,
To that stern colour and that delicate line
That are our secret discipline
Wherein the gazing heart doubles her might....”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“Jack: A politician, huh?
Editor: Oh, county treasurer or something like that.
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Editor: They say hes an honest man.”
—Robert Rossen (19081966)