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The Old Galway Diary – Episode 90

In this episode of the Old Galway Diary podcast, Tom Kenny is looking at the history of the Galwegian Rugby Club who are celebrating their centenary this year. Ronnie O’Gorman is looking at the Irish Famine, but not the one we all know about. A separate famine from 1740 which was caused mainly by bad weather.



Related Articles:

‘Galwegians RFC, one hundred years’ by Tom Kenny

‘Harsh winter weather leads to severe famine’ 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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