Did Your Family Run an Irish Castle? (#814)
In this episode we chat about the running of a very specific castle in County Galway during the time of the Irish Chieftains. We look at the various families who had a part to play in keeping this castle and it's lands working and productive.
In this episode we chat about the running of a very specific castle in County Galway during the time of the Irish Chieftains. We look at the various families who had a part to play in keeping this castle and it’s lands working and productive.
We also look at a particular group of Irish families who had a major part to play in managing Irish abbey lands and the associated holy relics.
Maybe you will hear a few of your own Irish surnames mentioned this episode?
Also, lots of great Irish music along the way! Enjoy!
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Music Featured in This Episode:
“Carolan’s Welcome” – performed by The Chieftains.
“Carolan’s Draught” – performed by Dé Danann.
“Carolan’s Concerto” – performed by The Chieftains.
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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.