Galway is a city in the West of Ireland in the province of Connacht. Galway City Council is the local authority for the city. Galway lies on the River Corrib between Lough Corrib and Galway Bay.
It is the fourth most populous urban area in the Republic of Ireland
Galway has a year-round mild, moist, temperate and changeable climate, due to the prevailing winds of the North Atlantic Current. The city experiences a lack of temperature extremes, with temperatures below 0 °C (32 °F) and above 30 °C (86 °F) being rare.
Galway, "Fort at the Mouth (bottom) of the Gaillimh") was constructed in 1124, by the King of Connacht, (1088–1156). Eventually, a small settlement grew up around this fort.