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Episode 32 - John Caulfield & Mike Cubbard & Eoin Dolan

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, November 23, 2021 | 42:33

In this week's episode Galway United manager John Caulfield discusses the off SSE Airtricity League season challenges. listen

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Episode 39 - The Hardiman & The Final Chapter Of The Martin Divorce

Old Galway Diary | Tuesday, November 23, 2021 | 28:04

In this episode, Tom has some photos of the Brown Doorway thats currently in Eyre Square. Ronnie is looking the big divorce trial that took place between Richard Martin and his wife Eliza just after the French revolution. listen

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Episode 32 - A look back on the Mayo Football Championship games.

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Tuesday, November 23, 2021 | 34:06

In this weeks episode we look back on the Mayo GAA football finals last weekend. listen

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Episode 31 - A look back at the Galway finals & Eoin Finnerty

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 32:19

It was football final weekend in Galway GAA & Cian was out and about at the games, and also caught up with Mountbellew-Moylough joint captain Eoin Finnerty. listen

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Episode 30 - Looking ahead at the Mayo finals

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 29:07

It's episode 30 of the Advertiser GAA Podcast, in this episode Cian and Colm look ahead to the Mayo GAA SFC, IFC and JFC finals taking place this weekend. listen

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Episode 31 - Brendan O'Connor & Phil Trill

Cian on Sport | Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 36:29

In this week's episode Galway United U19 and Maree-Oranmore manager Brendan O'Connor talks about the improvement in local football. listen

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Episode 38 - The Browne Doorway & Richard Martins Divorce Trial

Old Galway Diary | Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 24:28

In this episode, Tom has some photos of the Brown Doorway thats currently in Eyre Square. Ronnie is looking the big divorce trial that took place between Richard Martin and his wife Eliza just after the French revolution. listen

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Episode 28 - Mayo latest, Football recap and Hurling precap

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Saturday, November 13, 2021 | 31:40

In this episode, Cian and Colm look back at the stories making the news on the Mayo GAA scene this week and back on last weekends football semi-finals as well as ahead to the hurling final listen

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Episode 29 - Galway Latest and Final preview

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Friday, November 12, 2021 | 31:12

It's football final weekend in Galway and Cian and Colm look ahead to all the big games coming up across the grades. listen

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Episode 37 - Father Griffin Remembered & More Eliza Martin Affairs

Old Galway Diary | Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 28:06

In this episode, Tom looks at some photos of the memorials for Father Griffin as well as discussing the murder itself. Ronnie is looking at the more of the affairs of Eliza Martin. listen

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Episode 30 - Xavi Vazquez & Phil Trill and Hannah Walsh

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 1:03:00

In this week's episode: listen

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Episode 27 - Mayo Semi Final Preview

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 43:35

It's semi-final weekend in the Mayo football championships. John Casey joins Cian and Colm to look at the senior action and the lads also look ahead to the other games in the intermediate and junior championships. listen

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Episode 26 - Galway SFC Semi-Final review

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Wednesday, November 3, 2021 | 24:37

There are just two left standing in the Galway Senior Football Championship after last weekends semi-finals. Cian and Colm look back on all the action in both the senior and intermediate championships. listen

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Episode 36 - Persse's Distillery & Wolfe Tone & Richard Martins Wife

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, November 3, 2021 | 31:11

In this episode, Tom looks at some photos of Persse's Dilstilery in Nuns Island. While Ronnie is talking about a play put on in Galway in 1783 that's audience featured two of Ireland's most prominent historical figures listen

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Episode 25 - Galway SFC Semi Final Preview

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Wednesday, October 27, 2021 | 28:40

It's semi-final weekend in the Galway GAA SFC coming up. Cian and Colm look ahead to the games and try to pick the winners. listen

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Episode 24 - Andy Moran

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Wednesday, October 27, 2021 | 41:12

In this episode Cian & Colm are joined by Andy Moran ahead of the launch of his new book. They also look back on a hectic weekend in the Mayo GAA Club Championships. listen

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Episode 35 - Salthill Hot Spots & The Haunting of An Taibhdhearc

Old Galway Diary | Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | 28:12

In this episode, Tom looks at some old Salthill Hot Spots. While Ronnie was reminded of a local ghost story. listen

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Episode 28 - Fallon & Neary & Vazquez & Johnny Glynn and Sean McGlynn

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | 33:57

In this week's episode Galway United head of academy Johnny Glynn and the Galway FA's Seán McGlynn explain the collaboration agreed by both parties to help develop talent in the west of Ireland. listen

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Episode 23 - Galway Quarter Final Review

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 30:45

Galway GAA Football Championships Quarter Finals Review Show listen

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Episode 22 - Mayo Round 3 Review & Quarter - Final Preview

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 32:17

Mayo GAA Football Championships round three review and quarter-final preview listen

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Episode 27 - Gary Boylan & Martin Devlin & Dave Connell & Tom Trill

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | 44:20

In this week's episode Galway FA chairman Tom Trill discusses an underage link up with Galway United, while also outlining a number of incidents that have taken place since the start of the season. listen

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Episode 34 - Claddagh Fish Sellers & Mr Tuke's Fund

Old Galway Diary | Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | 31:14

In this episode, Tom looks at the old fish sellers market down by the Spanish arch in Galway. Ronnie returns to Irish immigration and how it was funded. listen

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Episode 26 - Mark Herrick & Timmy Molloy

Cian on Sport | Thursday, October 14, 2021 | 39:19

In this week's episode Salthill Devon midfielder Timmy Molloy talks about returning to his home club following a productive stint in the SSE Airtricity League with UCD and Galway United. listen

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Episode 21 - Galway Senior and Intermediate football Quarters

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Thursday, October 14, 2021 | 30:10

It's quarter finals weekend in the Galway Senior and Intermediate Football Championship - Cian and Colm look ahead to a mouthwatering weekend of football around the county listen

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Episode 20 - Round Three of Mayo Senior and Intermediate Football

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Thursday, October 14, 2021 | 25:09

In this episode Cian and Colm look over a huge weekend of action in round three of the Mayo GAA Senior and Intermediate Football Championship. listen

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Episode 33 - Moons Corner & Irish Immigration

Old Galway Diary | Tuesday, October 12, 2021 | 26:42

In this episode, Tom looks at Moons Corner, where Brown Thomas is now, Tom looks at the history of the big department store. Ronnie returns to Irish immigration to America particularly the group who ended up in St Paul, Minnesota. listen

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Episode 19 - Final Round of the Galway SFC Recap

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Thursday, October 7, 2021 | 20:08

The last round of group games in the Galway GAA SFC took place last weekend. We now know the last eight teams left in the competition and the quarter-final pairings. Cian and Colm look back on a weekend of tight action in the championship. listen

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Episode 18 - Round 2 Mayo Football Recap

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Thursday, October 7, 2021 | 24:48

It was round two of the Mayo GAA Football Championships last weekend. listen

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Episode 32 - History of St Micheal GAA club & Irish Immigration

Old Galway Diary | Tuesday, October 5, 2021 | 26:02

In this episode, Tom looks at the great history of St Micheals GAA club from Shantalla. Ronnie is looking at Irish immigration to America again particularly the group who ended up in St Paul, Minnesota. listen

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Episode 25 - Stephen Lally & Meabh De Burca & Gary Fitzgerald

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, October 5, 2021 | 54:56

This week's episode focuses on Galway WFC's FAI Cup semi-final away to Shelbourne at Tolka Park. listen

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Episode 17 - Galway Football Final Round Recap

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Thursday, September 30, 2021 | 25:31

It's the final round of action in the Galway GAA Senior Football Championship. With everything to play for Cian and Colm look ahead to what promises to be a thrilling week of football in Galway listen

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Episode 16 - First Round Mayo Football Recap

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Thursday, September 30, 2021 | 30:10

In this episode Cian and Colm look back on the first round of action in the Mayo GAA Senior, Intermediate and Junior Football Championships. The also preview all the action in round two of the senior championship this weekend. listen

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Episode 31 - Augustus John in Galway & Irish Immigrants in America

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, September 29, 2021 | 28:34

In this episode, Tom looks at Augustus John's visit to Galway ahead of the Galway Cartoon Festival where his great Galway image will be displayed. Ronnie is looking at Irish immigration to America and talks about his trip to the tenement museum in New York. listen

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Episode 24 - Savannah McCarthy & Mikie Rowe & David Daly

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | 54:56

In this week's episode Republic of Ireland international Savannah McCarthy discusses Galway WFC's campaign in the Women National League (WNL). listen

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Episode 15 - Round Two Galway SFC review

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Friday, September 24, 2021 | 30:47

Things are moving fast in the Galway GAA Senior Football Championship, with two rounds down there is still plenty to play for in round three - Cian and Colm look back on the round two action from last weekend and plot an island adventure. listen

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Episode 14 - first round of Mayo Senior Football Championship

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Friday, September 24, 2021 | 30:47

It's all back to the local scene in Mayo after their drive to the All Ireland final, in this epsiode Cian and Colm look over the first round of action in the Mayo GAA Senior Football Championship which will be taking place this weekend. listen

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Episode 30 - The Galway Industrial School & Irish In America

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, September 22, 2021 | 32:39

In this episode, Tom looks at the industrial school in salthill on its 150th anniversary. Ronnie is looking at the Irish immigrants who fought in the American civil war with a cameo from Charles Dickens. listen

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Episode 23 - Conor Kearns & Johnny Glynn & Damien Gormley & Phil Trill

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | 50:52

In this week's episode Galway United goalkeeper Conor Kearns discusses his career in the SSE Airtricity League. listen

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Episode 13 - Galway SFC preview

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | 28:18

In the latest episode of the Advertiser's GAA podcast Colm and Cian preview the weekend's Galway SFC action. listen

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Episode 12 - All Ireland Final Review

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | 32:38

In this weeks episode, Cian and Colm pick over another All Ireland final loss for Mayo. They look at where the game was won and lost. listen

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Episode 21 - Luke Dennison & Derek Rogers & Becky Walsh

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | 31:48

In this week’s episode, Galway United’s American goalkeeper Luke Dennison reflects on a dramatic week in his career. listen

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Episode 29 - The Galway Market & Irish Immigration

Old Galway Diary | Monday, September 13, 2021 | 27:48

In this episode, Tom looks back at the history of the Galway Market, while Ronnie is looking at the sad history of Irish immigration. listen

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Episode 28 - Camogie & Sinking of the PS Connaught

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, September 8, 2021 | 24:06

In this episode, Tom looks at a photo of one of the great Galway Camogie teams of the past ahead of this weekends all Ireland final. Including a great bit of trivia about the only all Ireland final held outside of Dublin. Ronnie is looking at the sinking of the great PS Connacht. listen

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Episode 20 - Lisa Fallon/David Hurley & Chris Horgan & Chloe Singleton & Shane Keogh

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, September 7, 2021 | 23:01

In this week's episode Chris Horgan reflects on his stint with Galway United, while Galway WFC's Chloe Singleton discusses Saturday's crucial FAI Cup quarter-final win over DLR Waves. listen

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Episode 11 - All Ireland Final Preview

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Monday, September 6, 2021 | 41:26

In this edition of the Advertiser GAA Podcast, Cian and Colm look ahead to next weeks's All Ireland final now that Mayo's opponents are known following Tyrone's win over Kerry last weekend in Croke Park. They talk about Tyrone, what Mayo will have to bring to the game and about where they see the game being potentially won and lost. listen

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Episode 10 - Mayo/Tyrone preview

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Friday, September 3, 2021 | 31:36

In this edition of the Advertiser GAA Podcast, Cian and Colm look ahead to next weeks's All Ireland final now that Mayo's opponents are known following Tyrone's win over Kerry last weekend in Croke Park. They talk about Tyrone, what Mayo will have to bring to the game and about where they see the game being potentially won and lost. listen

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Episode 9 - Galway SFC preview

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Wednesday, September 1, 2021 | 35:44

In this week’s episode Cian O’Connell and Colm Gannon preview the Galway SFC which commences this weekend. listen

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Episode 27 - The Dredging of the Docks & Daly's PR Machine

Old Galway Diary | Tuesday, August 31, 2021 | 22:32

In this episode, Tom looks at a photo of the dredging of the docks from 1963 and Ronnie is back looking at Father Daly and the poems and songs written in his name. listen

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Episode 19 - Stephen Folan & Marc Ludden & Stephen Moran & John Sullivan

Cian on Sport | Monday, August 30, 2021 | 55:54

In this week's episode Galway WFC chairman Stephen Moran discusses the appointment of Ruth Fahy and how his father was involved in bringing League of Ireland football Corribside with Galway Rovers. listen

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Episode 8 - Ticket Talk & Club Preview

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Friday, August 27, 2021 | 30:03

In this week's episode Cian and Colm discuss the All Ireland SFC and how ticket talk is dominanting the agenda in Mayo. listen

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Episode 26 - Back to School & Frank O'Connor in Galway

Old Galway Diary | Thursday, August 26, 2021 | 29:38

In this episode, Tom looks at an old back to school photo taken outside Scoil Fhursa. Ronnie is looking at a book set in Galway by Frank O'Connor. The two lads then discuss the banning of books in Ireland. listen

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Episode 18 - Ollie Neary & Stephen Lally & Joe Keating & Gerry Carroll

Cian on Sport | Monday, August 23, 2021 | 55:57

In this week's episode former Mervue and Galway United midfielder Ollie Neary reflects on his career. listen

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Episode 25 - Galway Swimming & The End of the (Galway) Line

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, August 18, 2021 | 27:51

In this episode, Tom looks back at how some of Galway swim clubs were founded and looks at the more successful swimmers from that era. Ronnie finishes his series on the Galway Line. listen

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Episode 7 - Mayo Semi Final Glory & Galway U20 and Minor Previews

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Wednesday, August 18, 2021 | 51:16

In this weeks Advertiser GAA Podcast, Cian and Colm look back on Mayo's win over Dublin last Saturday night in Croke Park. They are also joined by John Casey to talk about where the game was won for Mayo and the other big talking points. listen

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Episode 17 - Conor O'Keeffe & David Snow & Pat Spellman & Lynsey Mckey

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, August 17, 2021 | 38:36

In this week's episode Galway United supporter David Snow talks about his imminent journey from Boston to Lissywollen to watch John Caulfield's team play against Athlone Town. listen

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Episode 6

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Thursday, August 12, 2021 | 1:08:09

In this weeks Advertiser GAA Podcast, Cian O'Connell and Colm Gannon are joined by Mayo Advertiser columnist and former Mayo player John Casey to look ahead to Saturday's All Ireland semi-final between Mayo and Dublin listen

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Episode 24 - The Galway Fire of 1971 & Fr Peter Daly

Old Galway Diary | Thursday, August 12, 2021 | 27:30

In this episode, Tom looks back at the great fire that roared through Galway in 1971 on its 50th anniversary. Ronnie looks at Father Peter Daly, a real Galway character. listen

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Episode 16 - Terry Flaherty & Emma Starr & Nigel Keady

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, August 10, 2021 | 1:06:40

In this week's episode Mervue United's Terry Flaherty discusses the work being carried out by the progressive club on and off the field of play. listen

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Episode 5

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Monday, August 9, 2021 | 44:26

In this weeks Advertiser GAA Podcast - Cian and Colm look ahead to next weekends All Ireland senior football semi-finals. listen

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Episode 23 - Taffes & A Galway Delegation goes to London

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, August 4, 2021 | 22:35

In this episode, Tom looks at a photo of the iconic Taffes shop on shop street. Ronnie looks at the a Galway delegation sent to London hoping to get funding for Galway harbour. listen

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Episode 15 - Jonathan Corbett & Joey Malone & William Grant & Diarmuid Ó Céide

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, August 3, 2021 | 48:40

In this week's episode Galway United board member Jonathan Corbett discusses the challenges of running a club in the SSE Airtricity League. listen

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Episode 4 - Derek Walsh & James Horan + Padraic Joyce & Gerry Fahy

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Saturday, July 31, 2021 | 1:18:26

In this week's action packed episode Cian O'Connell and Colm Gannon listen

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Episode 14 - Olly Rafferty, Jimmy Jennings & PJ Norman & Ruth Fahy & Ronan Coleman

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, July 27, 2021 | 1:09:29

In this week's episode Corrib Rangers chairman Olly Rafferty and new manager Jimmy Jennings discuss the upcoming junior season. listen

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Episode 22 - Race Week & an unsolved murder in Galway

Old Galway Diary | Tuesday, July 27, 2021 | 23:11

In this episode, Tom looks at the great history of the Galway Races from 1869 to now. Ronnie a suspicious murder that took place in Galway years ago. listen

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Episode 3 - Connacht SFC Preview & Jason Byrne & Galway Waterford Preview

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Friday, July 23, 2021 | 51:07

In this week's episode Sunday's Connacht SFC Final between Galway and Mayo is previewed. listen

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Episode 21 - Hurling & James Joyce's holiday to Galway

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | 22:18

In this episode, Tom looks the Galway minor hurling team from the 1941 who lost to cork in the all Ireland final. Ronnie is looking back and James Joyce trip to Galway when he was moonlighting as a journalist for an Italian newspaper. listen

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Episode 13 - Maurice Nugent & Seamie Crowe & Tom Lally & Tom Trill

Cian on Sport | Monday, July 19, 2021 | 45:41

In this week's episode Athenry manager Seamie Crowe talks about their recent success and his career which included a spell with Wolverhampton Wanderers. listen

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Episode 2 - James Horan & U20's Connacht Semi-Final Coverage & Maurice Sheridan

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Wednesday, July 14, 2021 | 39:58

This weeks episode Cian and Colm report from the Connacht U20 semi-final final and react to the news that senior final will be moved to Croke park. Colm also chats to Maurice Sheridan about his reaction to the u20s game. listen

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Episode 20 - Salthill in the 50's & Clare Sheridan return to Galway

Old Galway Diary | Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | 21:53

In this episode, Tom looks at the changing face of Salthill from the 1950's. Ronnie is finishing up his series on Clare Sheridan, in the final chapter of her life she retired to Galway and lived happily with family. listen

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Episode 12 - Conor McCormack & John Russell & Noel Connolly & Anthony O'Neil

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | 46:23

In this week's episode Moycullen native John Russell, who is now Sligo Rovers' assistant manager discusses his interesting career. listen

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Episode 19 - Druid Theatre & Clare Sheridan and Charlie Chaplin

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, July 7, 2021 | 26:15

In this episode, Tom looks at the birth of 'Druid Theatre' 46 years ago. Ronnie is still looking at Clare Sheridan and this time explores one of her more famous dalliances. listen

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Episode 1 - John Casey & Ryan O’Donoghue & Gerry Fahy & Michael Moyles

Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast | Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | 50:24

In this week's episode John Casey talks to Cian O'Connell and Colm Gannon about the Connacht Senior Football Championship. The former Mayo forward reflects on Galway's win over Roscommon and discusses next Sunday's McHale Park clash when the green and red face Leitrim. listen

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Episode 11 - Lisa Fallon & Cian Murphy & Darrel Finn & Xavi Vazquez

Cian on Sport | Monday, July 5, 2021 | 59:09

In this week's episode Galway United head coach Lisa Fallon reflects on the SSE Airtricity League First Division season. listen

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Episode 18 - Currach Races & Clare Sheridans Trip to Russia

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | 17:44

In this episode, Tom looks at the Currach Races that used to take place in salthill. Ronnie is looking again at Clare Sheridan, and her wild trip to Russia. listen

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Episode 10 - Séamus Conneely & Brendan O'Connor & Dennis Lydon and Enda Curran

Cian on Sport | Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | 42:27

In this week's episode Accrington Stanley's Séamus Conneely reflects on his interesting career. listen

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Episode 17 - Galway Buskers & Clare Sheridan's Statue

Old Galway Diary | Tuesday, June 22, 2021 | 29:32

In this episode, Tom looks at the great tradition of busking of in Galway throughout the years and some of the memorable characters involved. Ronnie is looking again at Clare Sheridan, who's Madonna statue was not as well received as she would have liked. listen

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Episode 09 - Aaron Connolly & Julie Ann Russell & J. Glynn & O. Neary & P. Trill

Cian on Sport | Monday, June 21, 2021 | 58:09

In this week's episode Republic of Ireland and Brighton & Hove Albion attacker Aaron Connolly discusses his career alongside his former Mervue United coaches Ollie Neary and Damien Brennan. listen

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Episode 16 - The SS Dun Aengus & Galway Adventures in the Wild West

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, June 16, 2021 | 23:20

In this episode, Tom looks back at the SS Dun Aengus, the great ferry that traveled between Galway and the Aran Islands in the 1800s. Ronnie looks back at the adventures in the West of Hugh Moreton Frewen, ‘A charming if financially incompetent adventurer’. listen

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Episode 8 - S. Doherty & O. Neary and G. Brett & E. Curran and W. Grant & M. Devlin

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, June 15, 2021 | 45:25

In this week's episode Shane Doherty, Ollie Neary, Gordon Brett, and Tommy Shields discuss Galway United's campaign as another dramatic Friday evening unfolded at Eamonn Deacy Park. listen

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Episode 15 - Galway Newspapers & The Clifden Train/Bicycle Race

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, June 9, 2021 | 24:45

In this episode, Tom looks back at the great history of newspapers published in Galway county and city. Ronnie looks at a race that took place between a young man on a bicycle and the Clifden train. listen

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Episode 07 - Niall Rooney & Kenny Keady & Phil Trill

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, June 8, 2021 | 38:17

In this week's episode Bearna Na Forbacha Aontaithe's Niall Rooney explains how the club continues to develop. listen

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Episode 14 - The Amusements & Balfour's Gift

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, June 2, 2021 | 20:03

In this episode, Tom remembers the amusements in salthill and the time they were held in Fairlands. Ronnie is again looking at Arthur Balfour and his fans in Connemara. listen

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Episode 06 - Vinny Faherty & Martin Horgan & Dave Daly

Cian on Sport | Monday, May 31, 2021 | 43:21

In this week's episode former Galway United striker Vinny Faherty reflects on the start of the 2021 SSE Airtricity League season. Moycullen native Faherty also talks about his career in the League of Ireland game. listen

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Episode 13 - The Trial of Country Butter & The Railroad Shebeen

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, May 26, 2021 | 20:34

In this episode, Tom returns to a popular topic of country butter. This time looking at the trail that lead to a prison sentence and perhaps the end of the country butter. Ronnie is still on the Clifden railroad and looks at the shebeen which thrived during its construction. listen

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Episode 05 - Paddy and William Grant & Julian Canny & Stephen Lally

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, May 25, 2021 | 46:27

In the fifth episode of The Galway Advertiser's new sporting podcast, Cian O'Connell talks to West United stalwarts Paddy and William Grant, Galway United supporter Julian Canny and new Galway WFC manager Stephen Lally. listen

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Episode 04 - Don O'Riordan & Pete Kelly

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, May 18, 2021 | 49:35

In the fourth episode of The Galway Advertiser's new sporting podcast former Galway United manager Don O'Riordan reflects on his spell in charge of the Tribesmen. O'Riordan also discusses the work being carried out by progressive local outfits Merlin Woods and Moyne Villa. listen

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Episode 12 - Dúidíns & More of the Connemara Railroad

Old Galway Diary | Tuesday, May 18, 2021 | 26:36

In this episode, Tom looking at a photo of the staff of Hynes factory on Prospect Hill from 100 years ago. The factory was known for producing little clay pipes known as dúidíns. Ronnie is again looking out towards Clifden. He's taken an interest in the history of the Clifden railway. in this episode he looks at the roles former British prime minister Arthur Balfour and Irish political giant Parnell played in the creation of the railroad. listen

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Episode 11 - Anniversary Of RIC Violence In Galway & Clifden Railroad

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | 24:12

In this episode, Tom is marking the 100 year anniversary of a violent RIC attack on an innocent men in Rileys Hotel in Salthill. Ronnie is looking out towards Clifden. He has been checking out Jim Deegan's Connemara train project and looking at the history of the Clifden Railway. listen

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Episode 03 - Johnny Glynn, George Guest and Tommy Shields & Tom Trill

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | 40:11

In the third episode of The Galway Advertiser's new sporting podcast Johnny Glynn, George Guest, and Tommy Shields reflect on a famous afternoon 30 years ago when Galway United claimed FAI Cup glory at Lansdowne Road on May 12, 1991. listen

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Episode 02 - Justin Neary and Paul O'Brien

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | 40:05

In the second episode of The Galway Advertiser's new sporting podcast the highly regarded coach Justin Neary reflects on preparing teams at every level of the game. listen

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Episode 10 - May Sundays in Menlo & Rationing in war times.

Old Galway Diary | Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | 17:04

In this episode, Tom is looking back at the tradition of 'Maying in Menlo', an old summer fare that used to take place in Menlo castle. Ronnie is looking at rationing during world war 2 and a phone call from Winston Churchill to Eamon Develara that could have changed the course of Irish history. listen

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Episode 09 - Salerno & Match Making in 1930s and 1940s Ireland

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, April 28, 2021 | 21:08

In this episode, Tom is looking towards the 60th anniversary of Salerno school in salthill and their efforts to track down alumni. Ronnie is looking at the role of the matchmaker in Ireland 30's and 40's after reading Brigid Kavanagh's memoir In My Minds Eye. listen

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Episode 01 - John Caulfield, Meabh De Burca and Mayor Mike Cubbard

Cian on Sport | Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | 50:50

In the first episode of The Galway Advertiser's new sporting podcast Galway United manager John Caulfield reflects on the early weeks of the SSE Airtricity League season. listen

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Episode 08 - Country Butter in the Market and Roger Casement

Old Galway Diary | Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 17:26

In this episode, Tom discusses and laments the loss of country butter in The Galway market. Ronnie has been researching Roger Casement and this week looks at his failed and humiliating appeal. Ronnie also looks at the painting of the last day of trial by Sir John Lavery. The image is available to see in this weeks Galway Advertiser. listen

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Episode 07 - The Claddagh Parade & Eoin MacNeill

Old Galway Diary | Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | 24:20

In this episode, Tom discusses Claddagh Parade and Ronnie briefly returns to Roger Casement before looking at Eoin MacNeill. listen

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Episode 06 - The Salthill Development Organisation & Roger Casement

Old Galway Diary | Thursday, April 8, 2021 | 23:49

In this episode, Tom discusses The Hanger Ballroom and the Salthill Development Organisation. Ronnie has been researching Roger Casement. listen

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Episode 05 - William Street & de Valera's letters

Old Galway Diary | Thursday, April 1, 2021 | 18:59

In this episode, Ronnie briefly returns to Augustus John who came up last week. Tom discusses a photo of William street from 1904 and the old trams that used to connect Galway city to Salthill. Ronnie talks about Twain Island by way of Éamon de Valera and the letter he wrote his young wife while spending time on the island. listen

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Episode 04 - The burning of the Sinn Fein hall, Tawin national school

Old Galway Diary | Monday, March 29, 2021 | 27:04

In this episode, Tom discusses the burning of the Sinn Fein hall by the Black and Tans 100 years ago. Tom also discusses Augustus John who was in Galway at that time as a guest of Fireball Macnamara. Augustus John has paintings of Galway hanging in the national gallery in London. Ronnie continues his talk about the Irish language school in Tawin. This week he outlines the opposition and objections to its founding. listen

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Episode 03 - The tidal Pools & the Irish Language School in Tawin

Old Galway Diary | Thursday, March 18, 2021 | 22:19

In this episode, Tom discusses ‘The Pools’ in Salthill and attempts to restore them to their former glory, while Ronnie describes the role played by Sir Roger Casement in securing an Irish speaking teacher for the school in Tawin, Co. Galway. listen

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Episode 02 - The Galway Jail & More from Dr Séamus Ó Beirn

Old Galway Diary | Thursday, March 11, 2021 | 19:26

In this episode, Tom discusses the jail in Galway on Nuns Island and some of its more famous guests, including Miles Joyce a man wrongfully convicted of the maamtrasna murders. Ronnie talks more about Dr Séamus Ó Beirn and how he treated tuberculosis in the west of Ireland. The finish up discussing Samuel Beckett who requested an Irish translation of Waiting for Godot from Tom years ago. listen

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Episode 01 - Bowling Green & Dr Séamus Ó Beirn

Old Galway Diary | Thursday, March 4, 2021 | 16:05

In this episode Tom and Ronnie cover Bowling Green, Dr Séamus Ó Beirn, the treatment of tuberculosis in the west of Ireland, the Irish sweepstakes and Tom's dealings with the National Gallery in Ireland. listen

Hosted by Cian O'Connell and Colm Gannon - The Advertiser.ie GAA Podcast will take a look at the GAA action on the field during the county and club championship seasons ahead. Cian has covered GAA at national level for a number of years, while Colm has been the Mayo Advertiser's man on the ground covering Mayo GAA for the past 15 years. Cian and Colm will cover all the big games, talking points, and look ahead to the action with a variety of guests each week.

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It is brought to you by 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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