In this episode, Tom Kenny is looking at the tearing down of a statue of a landlord in Ireland 100 years ago. Ronnie O’Gorman is looking at the final battle in his Black and Tan series, this time taking place at Maam Cross, it was the longest battle in the War of Independence. On the subject of the War of Independence don’t forget to download your FREE copy of the brand new Galway City Museum publication; The War of Independence in Galway, 1920-21.
The Legend of the last battle in Connemara by Tom Kenny
One hundred years ago this week…..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 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.