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Galway Festival 'An Tóstal Salthill' Seeks Wider Maritime Involvement

5th February 2013
Galway Festival 'An Tóstal Salthill' Seeks Wider Maritime Involvement

#maritimefestival – All Ireland Currach racing will run along the promenade of Salthill and there will also be a Galway Hooker parade of sail as part of this year's 'An Tóstal Salthill' on Sunday, May 5.

Festival Director Diarmuid Ó Conghaile says there will be a live bi-lingual commentary of the races throughout the day and live music and entertainment late into the night.

'An Tóstal Salthill' is a free festival and has been very well attended with estimated crowds of 10,000 converging on the Galway bay seafront since its revival two years ago after a gap of 50 years. Ó Conghaile is hoping to build on successes to date and attract a wider portion of the maritime community.

Published in Maritime Festivals Team

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