Galway Bay is the name of at least two different songs.
The first, "(My Own Dear) Galway Bay", is traditionally more popular and known in the Galway Bay area. The second song is more popular outside Ireland.
This song is known alternatively as "Galway Bay", "My Own Dear Galway Bay", or "The Old Galway Bay".
It was composed in London by Frank A. Fahy (1854–1935), a native of Kinvara, Co. Galway, on the shores of Galway Bay. It was originally written to air of "Skibbereen".