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Salthill was a quiet fishing village, existing independently from Galway town, until the Victorian obsession for health and fresh air eventually came to the west of Ireland. Invigorating salt-sea baths, salt-water showers, and, as I mentioned in former weeks, confined bathing opportunities for women; but where men could hire togs for some manly swimming and diving. By 1828 it was noted that there were 40 to 50 neat lodges along its sea shore, where there were only two or three a few years before.
Fashionistas - get racing ready as Salthill Hotel hosts a style and dine luncheon on Monday, July 31, to kick-start the 2017 Galway Races Festival, all in aid of Enable Ireland.