Fr Doyle on RTE Radio

Magdalen O’Connell, who I met briefly at the book launch on Thursday, had a short radio essay on Sunday morning about her uncle Donal Galvin, a soldier in the 16th Irish Division, and Fr Doyle. Fr Doyle was killed instantly on 16 August 1917, Magdalen’s uncle was fatally wounded, and died 6 years later from the injuries sustained that day.

The radio essay can be found here: https://rte.ie/r.html?rii=b9_10760106_68_13-08-2017_

It starts approximately 19 minutes into the programme and lasts for approximately 6 minutes. I think you may need to have flash player installed.

I am very grateful to Magdalen for showing me an original letter from Fr Doyle that she had in her possession last Thursday.

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