Transatlantic Communication and the first Transatlantic Flight- Derrigimlagh

Cathy Posting

We are now in Co Galway after another overnight beach stop where I got caught out by the waves.



We head towards Derrigimlagh, I had read about this place as it has two very interesting historical points of interest, the first being that Guglielmo Marconi born and raised in Italy his mother was Irish and her father and uncles owned the Jameson Whiskey distillery in Dublin & Wexford, he set up a communication station in the peat bog lands at Derrigimlagh, here in 1907 Continue reading