Alcock and Brown Landing Site, Clifden

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  • The landing site is in the bogland just outside Clifden. The area is very interesting as it was also where Marconi had his base to make the first commercial transmissions across the Atlantic. There...  more »
  • Was told to try the Wild Atlantic Way Boardwalk but hadn't realised I'd be getting a history and cultural experience doing it So well laid out and informative..beautiful scenery and a pleasant...  more »
  • Great tour. It's hard to imagine, but in this place pioneering work for both long distance telecommunications and transatlatanic aviation was made about a century ago. Very nice tour, mind the sheep though ;)
  • Very atmospheric site. Hard to imagine it was the centre of world attention in 1919. Dress well if you are visiting. It is wide open and exposed with no shelter from the elements.

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