The Hut Near The Bog


James Heenan, The Importance of Local History

Season 2, Ep. 6

James Hennan is a Local Historian and OPW Tour Guide at Portunma Castle in county Galway. 

In this episode, myself and James sit down to discuss the importance of local history. James also tells us about the history of his locality, Lorrha, a once major monastic site dating as far back as the 6th century. In the final part, James shares the wisdom he has gained in the pursuit of understanding the local history of his area.  

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