County Galway

County Galway, Gaillimh in Irish, is located in the Province of Connaught in the West of Ireland. We have a population of approximately 232,000 and look forward to assisting you in the search for your Irish ancestors.
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What is a Parish? We classify a Parish by the Civil Parish geographical boundaries, the basis upon which the Griffith’s Valuation and other land and tax records were created in the 19th and 20th Century. Find my Parish
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James O'Maley Family 1798 7 Jun 2021 7:57
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Latest Events from County Galway

Loughrea Virtual Medieval Festival Sunday 23rd August 2020
Loughrea Virtual Medieval Festival
23rd August 2020
Athenry Virtual Walled Towns Day
Athenry Virtual Walled Towns Day
16th August 2020
Notable Women of Galway’ walking tour
'Notable Women of Galway’ walking tour
8th March 2020
Chronicles Workshop Loughrea
25th February 2020
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