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140° of the Galway Harbor from Dock Road

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Irish Navy
'The Irish Navy', song by 'The Dubliners'

The Aran Islands,
by John Millington Synge

Aran Island Ferries (operating from Rossaveal)
Brief Guide to the Aran Islands

The Quiet Man

Ireland and the Atlantic Heritage

-The Harbor , Galway 310kb

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Anchor Chains, click to MAGNIFY!Galway harbor is a successful cross between an industrial harbor, a small fishing port and a marina. Turning right you'll see a large tanker docked to fill the storage tanks on the left.


Luxury ApartmentsThe harbor has undergone (and is still undergoing) extensive restoration and rezoning, transforming it from an area of formerly derelict warehouses into one of the smartest places for apartments in Galway.


Mayor Quinn aboard Malabar, click here to MAGNIFY!The Navy plays an integral part for any Island nation in protecting its borders. Seen here is the Lord Mayor of Galway Martin Quinn inspecting the French Naval vessel Malabar (A664). The Irish Navy cooperates with its European partners in the many roles in peacetime, such as the protection of Fisheries.


click here to MAGNIFY!Galway Harbor can be your ferryport if you plan to travel to the Aran Islands by boat. The Aran Islands are a rugged outcrop of three Islands on the Atlantic West Coast. They were popularized in the 1952 John Ford movie 'The Quiet Man', starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara.


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