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The Old Galway Diary – Episode 51

In episode 51 of The Old Galway Diary, brought to you in partnership with The Galway Advertiser, Tom Kenny takes a look at the history of the Claddagh Ring while Ronnie O’Gorman concludes his series on the small pox outbreak in East Galway.  For more information on the Claddagh Ring why not check out the Galway City Museum Blog article HERE.

You can find the articles referenced in this podcast on

– The Claddagh ring

– Breakthrough at last in desperate search for a hospital


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.

To view previous podcasts visit the BLOG or to plan your next museum visit book your free ticket HERE.



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