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The Old Galway Diary – Episode 121

In this episode of the Old Galway Diary, Tom Kenny takes a look at a legendary Galway business from Marcus Witztum. Les Modes Modernes a hat factory that celebrates an anniversary this week. The company gave shelter to many Jews during the 1940’s and no doubt saved many lives.



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The Hat Factory’ by Tom Kenny

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.

Listen to past episodes of the Old Galway Diary.





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