In this episode of the Old Galway Diary podcast, Tom Kenny is looking at the history of TB in Galway and Galway man Noel Brown who had a huge part in treatment of this awful illness. Ronnie O’Gorman is looking at Mitchell Henry, a slightly naive idealistic man who went to parliament representing Galway, looking to speak on behalf of the Irish Farmer.
‘A different type of politics was needed’ by Ronnie O’Gorman
‘Merlin Park Hospital’ by Tom Kenny
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.