Chair of Tuam Monument
St Jarlath's College, founded in 1800
Cathedral of the Assumption, built in 1827–1837
13th-century east window of Temple Jarlath
St Mary's Cathedral
High Cross of Tuam
Headpiece of the High Cross of Tuam
Statue of John MacHale at the Cathedral of the Assumption

Town in Ireland and the second-largest settlement in County Galway.

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Archbishop of Tuam

The Cathedral Church of St Mary, Tuam, the former episcopal seat of the Catholic archbishops, now used by the Church of Ireland.
The Cathedral Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Tuam, the episcopal seat of the Catholic archbishops.

The Archbishop of Tuam (Ard-Easpag Thuama) is an archbishop which takes its name after the town of Tuam in County Galway, Ireland.


Brendan of Clonfert (c.

"Saint Brendan and the Whale" from a 15th-century manuscript
Sculpture of St Brendan, The Square Bantry, County Cork
Faroese stamp depicting Saint Brendan, taking up the version that the island he discovered was in the Faroe Islands.
Statue of Brendan at Fenit Harbour
The Voyage of Saint Brendan by Edward Reginald Frampton, 1908

When he was six he was sent to Jarlath's monastery school at Tuam to further his education.

County Galway

County in Ireland.

Dunguaire Castle, Kinvara, built c. 1520
County Hall, Galway
The prehistoric hill fort of Dún Aonghasa, Inishmore Island

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Tairrdelbach Ua Conchobair

King of Connacht (1106–1156) and High King of Ireland (ca.

The Cross of Cong, a reliquary and processional cross that contains a piece of the True Cross, was commissioned by Toirdelbach and made at Roscommon.

It was made for the Cathedral church at Tuam.

Iar Connacht

Kingdom of Gaelic Ireland, associated geographically with present-day County Galway, particularly the area known more commonly today as Connemara.

Iar Connacht c. 1450, marked on the map as O'Flaherty.
The ruins of Annaghdown Abbey, the religious center of Iar Connacht.
Iar Connacht c. 1450, marked on the map as O'Flaherty.

They were kings of Maigh Seóla from the 9th century onward, the plain lying on the eastern side of Lough Corrib (Tuam to Athenry to Maree) and owed fealty to the kings of Connacht.

The Quiet Man

1952 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Ford.

Theatrical release poster
John Wayne and Victor McLaglen in the movie shake hands, Ward Bond between them in the background.
Mary Kate (Maureen O'Hara) and Sean (John Wayne)
"The Quiet Man Bridge"

Other locations in the film include Thoor Ballylee, Co. Galway, home of poet W.B. Yeats for a period, Ballyglunin railway station near Tuam Co. Galway, which was filmed as Castletown station, and various places in Connemara Co. Galway and Co. Mayo.


Independent city in Lower Bavaria, southern Germany.

Romanesque Church of St. Peter
Gothic City Tower (Stadtturm)
Gothic city hall
Basilica of St. Jacob

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Hogan Cup

Top level gaelic football championship for secondary schools (sometimes referred to as colleges) in Ireland.

Gaelic footballers in action during the 2009 National Football League Final

St. Jarlath's College, Tuam hold the record number of titles, winning their twelfth in 2002, and have appeared as runners-up in a further fourteen finals.

The Saw Doctors

Irish rock band.

The Saw Doctors live at Guilfest 2011.

Formed in 1986 in Tuam, County Galway, they have achieved eighteen Top 30 singles in the Republic of Ireland including three number ones.

St Jarlath's College

St Jarlath's College, founded in 1800
Pre-amalgamation crest of St Jarlath's College, in use until 2009
St Jarlath's College (2008)

St Jarlath's College (Coláiste Iarfhlatha) is a Catholic secondary school for boys in Tuam, County Galway.