In this episode, Ronnie O’Gorman takes a look at the history of the large landlords in Ireland in the early 1900’s, in particular the Burke family. Tom Kenny is looking at the history of McDonagh’s Fish and Chip shop on Quay Street, Galway.
Ronnie – Michael Henry Burke – A man not for turning
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It 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.