It is located on the country's west coast in the Gaeltacht, about 50 km west of Galway cityCarna is an area in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland Find out what makes our University so special from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developmentsClick here for directions on how to subscribe to events from the Galway website calendar and see on your deviceAbout NUI Galway Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world Read More about Have All the Galway Events at Your Fingertips clearAbout NUI Galway Find out what makes our University so special from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developmentsCarna is a tiny, extremely small area, but as a focal point for the surrounding areas, it contains a Garda Siochana station, a Health Centre including a Rapid Response Ambulance, an Irish Coastguard lifeboat and Conor Boyce Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world