The Old Galway Diary – Episode 72

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In this episode, Tom Kenny is looking at the history of the Claddagh Basin.

Ronnie O’Gorman is looking at the landlords in Ireland but this time concentrating on the history of Tyrone House in Galway.

Related Articles:

The construction of the Claddagh Basin by Tom Kenny

The woman at the door of Tyrone House – Week III by Ronnie O’Gorman


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.

For more on the Claddagh see BLOG.

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