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Restaurant Review - Blackrock Cottage

Restaurant Review - Blackrock Cottage

Wednesday 15 March 2023

Needless to say, as I was almost blown away while taking pictures of the iconic Blackrock Diving Tower at Salthill in Galway, there was a hardy swimmer braving the elements, diving into the icy waves.

“There’s always one,” remarked a passerby. The diving tower here is a really special place — it’s one of the most photographed landmarks in Galway. Blackrock was a men-only bathing spot up to the 1970s, when the cailíní álainn of Connacht finally said, ‘enough now, lads’.

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First Published In The Sunday Independent