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The Old Galway Diary – Episode 54

In this episode of the Old Galway Diary, Tom Kenny takes a look at the first refugees who arrived in Galway during the Second World War. Ronnie O’Gorman is looking at the abbey players tour of the United States and Lady Gregory’s brief holiday romance.  See the Galway City Museum blog for previous episodes of the Galway Advertiser’s Old Galway Diary podcast.

You can find the articles referenced in this podcast on

The day the war came to Galway

The story of the watch at Kiltartan

The Old Galway Diary podcast is available every week on the Advertiser PodcastsSpotifyApple and Google Podcast.

It is brought to you by 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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