Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

Galway City Through Time

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Author: Brendan McGowan, Tanya Williams

Galway, the capital of Connacht, lies at the mouth of the River Corrib, on the north-east shore of the beautiful Galway Bay on the west coast of Ireland. Founded by the de Burgh family in the early thirteenth century, Galway was an Anglo- Norman colony within a Gaelic hinterland. A walled town developed and, under the control of fourteen merchant families (the Tribes of Galway), prospered as a result of trade links with the continent. Galway has changed dramatically in recent decades but has still managed to retain much of its historic character. Today, it is a modern and thriving city, and a centre of culture, learning and industry. Galway City Through Time combines archive and contemporary images with informative captions to tell the story of this remarkable city and its people.

Book ISBN 9781445617633

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 18 Jul 2013

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 180

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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