Levitating over Limerick
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.