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Salthill began to really liven up with the arrival of the Dublin to Galway train in 1851. Holidaymakers arrived at the resort in some style. Trains were met at the station by horse-drawn ‘cars’ or ‘buses’ which went out directly to the seaside.
A BRILLIANT 18-year-old pianist, Clara Siegle, will play Mozart’s sparkling Sonata in D Major, composed in 1777 when the Austrian prodigy was just 21 years old, when she plays the next Music For Galway concert.
THE MUSIC of Beethoven will be heard in re-named Emily Anderson Concert Hall at the Aula Maxima, NUI Galway, when the Ficino Ensemble perform the next Music For Galway concert.
It is easy to imagine the paroxysms of fury, outrage and purple faces that must have gripped the venerable membership of the UCG governing body, when they heard that the chairman of the Galway county council, Máirtín Mór McDonogh (who was also a member of this academic conclave) soundly rap them on the knuckles.
An intriguing report appeared in the Galway Express of March 21 1903 which stated: “At Prospect Hill on St Patrick’s Day, two hurling matches were played between the Gaelic League v Queen’s College, and Castlegar v Bohermore. The National Independence Band, The Forster Street Fife and Drum Band and the Industrial School Band, with several thousand people, attended. In the match between the Gaelic League and Queen’s College, the League won by 3 – 3 to 2 – 0. Castlegar beat Bohermore.”