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The Old Galway Diary – Episode 69

In this episode, Tom Kenny is looking at the history of Our Ladys Boys Club. Next week the boys are going on their 80th camp and if you would like to donate please contact Pat Giles CO: Our Ladys Boys Club, Sea Road, Galway.  Ronnie O'Gorman is looking at Micheal Henry Burke of Ballydugan but [...]

The Old Galway Diary – Episode 68

In this episode, Tom Kenny is looking at the history of The Bish school in Nuns Island. Ronnie O'Gorman is looking at Micheal Henry Burke of Ballydugan.  Advertiser.ie · The Old Galway Diary Podcast - Episode 68 - The Bish & The Landlord Burke Part 2   Related Articles: Burke defies his tenants and [...]

The Old Galway Diary – Episode 67

In this episode of the Old Galway Diary podcast, Tom Kenny is looking at the history of Suiceen or sometimes spelt Suckine which was a very populated street down in Woodquay, Galway.  Ronnie O'Gorman is taking a closer look at the history of Landlords in South Galway and the passing of the Wyndham Act 1903 [...]

The Old Galway Diary – Episode 66

In this episode, Ronnie O'Gorman takes a look at the history of the large landlords in Ireland in the early 1900's, in particular the Burke family.  Tom Kenny is looking at the history of McDonagh’s Fish and Chip shop on Quay Street, Galway.   Advertiser.ie · The Old Galway Diary Podcast - Episode 66 - [...]

The Old Galway Diary – Episode 65

In this episode, Tom Kenny is looking at the history of Bothermore and the many groups and magazines that came from that area. Ronnie O'Gorman is looking at the rescue of Ellen Glynn and Sarah Feeney in August 2020.  Advertiser.ie · The Old Galway Diary Podcast - Episode 65 - Bothermore & More Search [...]

The Old Galway Diary – Episode 63

In this episode, Tom Kenny is looking at the tearing down of a statue of a landlord in Ireland 100 years ago. Ronnie O'Gorman is looking at the final battle in his Black and Tan series, this time taking place at Maam Cross, it was the longest battle in the War of Independence.  On the [...]

The Old Galway Diary – Episode 62

In this episode, Tom Kenny is looking at the death of men in Galway at the hands of the Black and Tans on the 100-year anniversary of the murders. Ronnie O'Gorman is also looking at the Black and Tans, but this time at their raid on the town of Tuam, Co. Galway.  Read the related [...]

The Old Galway Diary – Episode 61

In this episode, Tom Kenny is looking at the history of Digital, the computer factory set up in Galway in the 1980's.  Ronnie O'Gorman is taking a closer look at the Black and Tans sacking of Clifden in the wake of two murdered RIC officers.  Further reading on the revolutionary period in Galway's history can [...]

The Old Galway Diary – Episode 60

In this episode of the Old Galway Diary podcast, Tom Kenny is looking at the history of the Galway Youth Orchestra and Ronnie O'Gorman is looking at the night the Black and Tans sacked and burned the town of Clifden.  Advertiser.ie · The Old Galway Diary Podcast - Episode 60 - The Galway Youth [...]

The Old Galway Diary – Episode 59

In this episode of the Old Galway Diary, Tom Kenny is looking at the history of Higgins garage and car sellers.  Ronnie O'Gorman is looking at Thomas Whelan, a young man executed by the British in 1921.  For further information on the killing of Thomas Whelan refer to this article from the Galway City Museum [...]


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