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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The capital of Connaught and of the county of that name; is situated on the N. side of Galway Bay, at the mouth of the Corrib River, 50 m. NW. of Limerick; it is divided into the old and new town, and contains several interesting ecclesiastical buildings, e. g . the cruciform church of St. Nicholas, and is the seat of a Queen's College; fishing is an important industry, while wool and black marble are exported.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Galway (2)'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/g/galway-2.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.