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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 [...]

The Old Galway Diary – Episode 58

In this episode, Tom is looking at the Sacre Coeur hotel in Salthill, run by the Dunleavy family. Ronnie is looking at James Joyce, this time at his death and how Nora Barnacle got on as his widow.  Catch up on past Old Galway Diary podcast episodes and other blogs HERE.  Advertiser.ie · The [...]

The Old Galway Diary – Episode 57

In this week's episode of the Old Galway Diary podcast, Tom Kenny is looking at when Woolworths came to Galway.  Ronnie O'Gorman is looking into James Joyce's friendship with Paul Leon.  Galway City Museum have collaborated with the Galway Advertiser to bring you their weekly podcasts.  Advertiser.ie · The Old Galway Diary Podcast - [...]

The Old Galway Diary – Episode 56

In this episode of the Old Galway Diary, Tom Kenny is looking at the history of Church Lane in Galway. Ronnie O'Gorman is looking at James Joyce but primarily at his children and their partners.  Advertiser.ie · The Old Galway Diary Podcast - Episode 56 - Church Lane & More of James Joyce You [...]

The Old Galway Diary – Episode 55

In this special episode of the Old Galway Diary, Ronnie O'Gorman and Tom Kenny have both been reading Nora, a new book from Nuala O'Connor about the life of Nora Barnacle and her love story with James Joyce.  Advertiser.ie · The Old Galway Diary Podcast - Episode 55 - Nora by Nuala O'Connor You [...]


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