It is a place that evokes different visions in the mind. On the one hand, Connemara is the definition of the Wild Atlantic Way, an untamed landscape stretching from mountains to the brutal ocean.
In the north of the city is the National University of Ireland in Galway. While the university has spread, it was first seen in one building.
The running joke around Galway is that the people are almost more Spanish than Irish. Galway's Spain as a result of its port