The Old Galway Diary – Episode 69

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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 this time he pays closer attention to Burke’s sons and his ex wife.

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The Old Galway Diary podcast is available every week on the Advertiser Podcasts, Spotify, Apple and Google Podcast.

This podcast is brought to you in partnership with The Galway Advertiser and features two of Galway’s finest writers and storytellers, Ronnie O’Gorman and Tom Kenny. Elaborating on topics they have covered in the paper in the Galway Diary and Old Galway section, and many other aspects of Galway life and history, they bring their inimitable style to allow you relax, listen and enjoy.

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