Seen straight ahead is Galway
Cathedral situated on a small peninsula in
the River Corrib.
the left is the Tower of the University College Galway. The University
plays a major role in the life of Galway as 12.000 of its 60.000
inhabitants are students.
On the far left we see the grandstand of the Ballybrit Racecourse.
Galway is host to a major horse racing event every first week of
The spire of St.
Nicholas Church is seen at the right-hand
side of the cathedral. Built in ca. 1320 this is the church were
Christopher Columbus is said to have prayed, several years prior
to setting sail for the New World.
the right of St. Nicholas Church we spot Galway's University hospital.
It's possibly Galway's largest building and features many state
of the art facilities.
further to the right, Salthill,
Galway Bay and the mountains of County Clare come into view.