The Old Galway Diary – Episode 70

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In this episode, Tom Kenny is looking at the history of the model school. One of the first schools set up in Galway in 1852. Ronnie O’Gorman is still looking the landlords in Ireland during the time of Home Rule anticipation and the Land Acts.

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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 by Galway City Museum 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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