In this episode, Tom Kenny is looking at St. Enda’s Well in Barna and the history of Holy Wells in the county. Ronnie O’Gorman is talking about Dr. Wilde, the father of Oscar, who was on trial for rape in a case that captivated the country.
‘How Sir William’s ‘moral chloroform’ seduced a young woman, Week III’ by Ronnie O’Gorman
‘Tobar Éanna, St Enda’s Well, Barna Woods’ by Tom Kenny
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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.