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Alcock and Brown 100 celebrations in Clifden

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When John Alcock and Arthur Brown crash-landed in Derrygilmlagh Bog, near Clifden, at 8.40am on June 15 1919, they had completed the first non-stop transatlantic flight, and ensured thei place in aviation history.

Clifden celebrates its place in aviation history

Clifden soared into aviation history when John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown landed in the west of Ireland having completed the world's first transatlantic flight, and the town is set to celebrate again with a spectacular centenary commemoration.

Public lecture on William Orpen and The Great War

In 1917, the Irish artist William Orpen was appointed an official war artist and sent to the Western Front with a strict brief from the British War Office as to who and what he was to paint.

William Orpen and The Great War

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IN 1917, the Irish artist William Orpen was appointed an official war artist and sent to the Western Front with a strict brief from the British War Office as to who and what he was to paint.

Filmmakers asked to back movie on Alcock and Brown’s historic flight ahead of 2019 centenary

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A Dublin author is appealing to Irish filmmakers to progress a proposed movie on John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown’s first non-stop 1919 Atlantic flight from St John’s, Newfoundland to Clifden.

Sir William Orpen’s portrait of John McCormack on loan to town this Christmas

Luan Gallery will host an exhibition featuring the portrait of John Count McCormack by Sir William Orpen, on loan from the National Gallery of Ireland.

 

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