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Galway City Council last weekend hosted a Reception to honour the Twinning of the City of Galway with the Irish Naval vessel the L.É. William Butler Yeats.
Paul McGinley’s new book, Salthill - A History, Part 1, begins with a most informative historic timeline, taking the reader from 1557 to 1901. Early documents were sparse but in 1797, a French traveller “wrote of young damsels going to refresh their charms in the sea about two miles from the city”.
Galway is to be twinned with the Irish Naval Services new ship, the LÉ William Butler Yeats, at a reception this weekend to mark and honour the relationship between city and vessel.
It is perhaps an indication of how Ireland was cut off from the rest of the world that no one here knew about the painting of the Virgin and Child, and its miraculous ’tears of blood’, that Bishop Walter Lynch brought with him to Gyor* in Hungary, in the middle of the 17th century.