The Historyman Carlow

A series of 51 stories written by Donal Cadogan about historical events and people from Carlow. Funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the Television License Fee

  • Sequah the Painless Dentist

    Hear the story of a colourful character, Sequah, who in 1890 came to Carlow to pull teeth and treat other ailments KCLR96FM · The Historyman Carlow – Sequah the Painless Dentist

  • How Dick Wolseley Went Up in The World

    Today we have the tale of the reluctant baronet, Dick Wolseley, and how he went up in the world. KCLR96FM · The Historyman Carlow- Dick Wolseley

  • Denis Count O’Kelly and Eclipse the Racehorse

    We hear about the life of Denis Count O’Kelly from Tullow who overcame the odds to become a very successful racehorse owner. This piece is written and narrated by Donal Cadogan, aka the Historyman….. who tends to pop up in all sorts of places and who …

  • Corona North the Flower of Altamont

    It’s February and the snowdrops are up and for those who live to close by, it must be lovely to see them in all their glory in Altamont Gardens, the former home of Corona North. Corona is the topic of today’s Historyman series written and narrated by D …