Ballinasloe is a town in the easternmost part of Co Galway. It is regarded as the largest town in the county and sits at a crossing point on the River Suck, a tributary of the Shannon. The patron saint of Ballinasloe is Saint Grellan, whom tradition believes built the first church in the area at Kilcloony. The town had the first ever Supermacs restaurant and there is now four located here. Ballinasloe hosts the October Fair and Festival each October which focuses on the horse. The biggest local employers are Portiuncula and St. Brigid's hospitals. There is a ralway station in the town which is served by the Dublin-Galway line. Ballinasloe is now bypassed by the M6 motorway. The town also features a public marina and has soccer, golf, rugby and GAA clubs. There are four national schools and two secondary schools in the town, as well as a wide selection of shops, pubs and restaurants.