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The Old Galway Diary Podcast

Galway City Museum are teaming up with the Galway Advertiser to bring you the Old Galway Diary podcast which we are sure you will love!  In this episode, Tom Kenny steps back in time to look further into the history of soccer in Galway, including the founding of the Salthill Crusaders in 1940 and talks about a special exhibition match playing in the Galway Sportsground.

Ronnie O’ Gorman is looking at Clifden Railroad and the history of Shantala Marble.

You can find the articles referenced in this podcast on

– Soccer in Salthill

– How Galway lost the Clifden railway

The Old Galway Diary podcast is available every week here on the Galway City Museum website and also on the Advertiser PodcastsSpotifyApple and Google Podcast.

It is brought to you by 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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