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The Old Galway Diary – Episode 75

In this episode, Tom Kenny is looking at the long history of Steamer ships in Galway Bay.  Ronnie O’Gorman is talking about Dr Wilde, father of Oscar, who was a hugely important figure in Irish history but his life was rife with tragedy.


Related Articles:

Steamboats come to Galway by Tom Kenny

The family secret that Sir William and Lady Wilde hid from society 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 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.



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