In this episode of the Old Galway Diary podcast, Tom Kenny is looking at the history of Suiceen or sometimes spelt Suckine which was a very populated street down in Woodquay, Galway. Ronnie O’Gorman is taking a closer look at the history of Landlords in South Galway and the passing of the Wyndham Act 1903 which the landlords protested greatly.
Sickeen / Suckeen by Tom Kenny
Land hungry tenants exert maximum pressure on Ballydugan estate – Week II by Ronnie O’Gorman
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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.