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Levitating over Limerick

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Full title: Richard Crosbie’s Aerial Voyage from Limerick, 1786

Creator / Author: Larry Walsh

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 7p

Journal Information: Old Limerick Journal, Number 31, Winter 1994, pp. 4-10

When Published: 1994

Publisher / Place of Publication: Old Limerick Society / Limerick

About: An article on the first  balloon flight in Limerick made by Richard Crosbie. It uses contemporary accounts from the Limerick Chronicle to describe the preparations leading up to the ascent and the progress thereafter.

WW Connection #1: Richard Crosbie was born in Baltinglass in West Wicklow.

Extra #1: includes several illustrations

Extra #2: Read this article online courtesy of Limerick City Libraries Local Studies website.

Extra #3: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

 

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