Galway, Ireland

Galway, Ireland

Published on 22 October 2020

A class project where I tell you about Galway Ireland.

Transcript
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Galway, Ireland
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Morgan Myers
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Galway is an ideal tourist location
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It has a vibrant arts scene, a rich history, and a colorful present!
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One of the biggest pros of Galway is it's picturesque views that can be seen here and throughout this entire video
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Another amazing thing about Galway is the architecture
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Irish Stew
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This could be said to be the most popular meal in Ireland, as it is eaten by every class of citizens in Ireland.
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It is made with potatoes, carrots, onions, and any hard meat
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Boxty
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This is cake mashed with potatoes
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Colcannon and champ
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This is a comforting dish consisting of potatoes, cabbage, kale, butter, and cream
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Coddle
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Coddle is generally made up of leftovers from other meals, generally sausage, bacon, onions, and potatoes.
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Galway was constructed in 1124
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It was made to be a naval base and a military fort
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In December 1484 it got the municipal charter from the crown which ensured its independence
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During the Middle Ages an oligarchy of fourteen merchant families ruled
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Leading up to the 18th century Galway suffered many declines due to various battles and revolts
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After the 17th century wars Galway, being a Catholic port city, was under suspicion that lead to all Catholics being ordered to leave the city in 1715.
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Galway's economy recovered somewhat in the 19th century, but the city's rural hinterland suffered terribly in the Great Irish Famine.
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Galway's population even declined from the devastation while most urban centres experienced an increase in population
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A number of buildings were injured during various conflicts.
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On August 16, 1971, part of the city center was even destroyed by fire.
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That is all! Thank you for watching!
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Music: Mairi's Wedding by Slainte
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Video by Morgan Myers