ISCHS will take place in the medieval city of Galway. A city on the beautiful west coast of Ireland Galway is the gateway to Connemara and the Aran Islands.
Galway City is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe and, with a population of approx. 72,000; it has become the third city in the Republic of Ireland after Dublin and Cork. It began as a small fishing village centred on the estuary of the River Corrib, a river traditionally called Abhainn na Gaillimhe (The Galway River) after Galvia, a mythological princess said to have drowned in its waters. Galway city is unique among Irish cities because of the strength of its Irish language, music, song and dancing traditions. It is a vibrant city with an international reputation for the Arts, Theatre, Festivals, and Lively Pubs & Restaurants.
For general tourist information on Galway and the West of Ireland, see
Tourist Information Board,
Galway Fáilte Ireland West Áras Fáilte,
Tel: + 353 91 537700