The Old Galway Diary – Episode 52

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The Penny Dinners Committee & Athenry Smallpox Outbreak

In this episode, Tom Kenny is looking at a charity theatre group called The Penny Dinners Committee from the 1920’s. Meanwhile Ronnie O’Gorman who thought he was finished with the smallpox outbreak in Athenry last week came across some new information in the past few days.  Listen in and hear all about it!

You can find the articles referenced in this podcast on www.advertiser.ie/galway

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