Irish Aviation Past Present and Future Conference

Irish Aviation: Past, Present and Future Conference

Conference: Irish Aviation: Past, Present and Future                                                                            

  • Omey Suite, Station House Hotel, Clifden, Co. Galway
  • Friday 14th June 2019
  • EVENT COST: €20 INCLUDES TEA/COFFEE & LUNCH

 

10.00am – 10.30am     Registration & Tea/Coffee

10.30am – 10.45am    Official opening by Group Captain A.J.H. Alcock MBE, RAF (Retired)

10.45am – 11.30am    “Alcock and Brown – Dispelling the myths” by Kevin Glynn

11.30am – 12.15pm    “Colonel James Fitzmaurice and the first east-west transatlantic flight 1928” by Teddy Fennelly

12.15pm – 12.30pm    Questions and Answers Session

 

12.30pm – 1.30pm      Lunch

 

1.30pm – 2.15pm        “Irish Air Corps – The history of military aviation in Ireland” by Brigadier General Rory O’Connor

2.15pm – 3.00pm        “Alcock & Brown: archives and artefacts in the RAF Museum’s collections” by Peter Elliott

3.00pm – 3.15pm        Tea/Coffee

3.15pm – 3.45pm        “The Role of Irish Airports in Irish Aviation – On a wing and a prayer, the story of an iconic west of Ireland airport” by Joe Gilmore

3.45pm – 4.30pm        Moderated Session to deal with ‘The past, present & future of Irish aviation’

Moderator: Senator Pádraig Ó Céidigh

 

To reserve a place on this conference please contact one of the following:

Marie Mannion, Heritage Officer, Galway County Council. Phone + 353 (0) 91 509198/ +353 (0) 87 9088387 or email mmannion@galwaycoco.ie

or

Gráinne Smyth, Forward Planning, Galway County Council. Phone +353 (0)91 509121 or email gsmyth@galwaycoco.ie 

or

Caroline Hannon, Forward Planning, Galway County Council. Phone +353 (0)91 509047 or email channon@galwaycoco.ie

This conference has been organised by Galway County Council in partnership with Alcock and Brown 100. This conference is part funded by Galway County Council under Galway County Heritage and Biodiversity Plan

It is an action of Galway County Council’s Heritage & Biodiversity Plan 2017 – 2021

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Date

Jun 14 2019

Time

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Cost

€20.00

Location

Clifden Station House Hotel
Clifden, Co. Galway
Category

Organizer

Galway County Council
Phone
091 509198/087 9088387
Email
mmannion@galwaycoco.ie
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