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Glass Slides & Magic Lanterns

12th November 2022

This fascinating presentation of Glass Slides and Magic Lanterns by William and David Treacy shows original photographs on glass slides and a Magic Lantern, to illustrate some of the aviators and flying machines in the first Air Display in Ireland at Leopardstown Racecourse Dublin in 1910.

It also includes the pilots and aircraft that took part in the first Irish Air Race from Leopardtown Racecourse to the Balmoral show grounds near Belfast and others. 

This presentation will be held in one of the training rooms at Shannon Aviation Museum.  This is a free talk, there are 25 tickets available. Book yours online in advance to guarantee your seat! 

10% Discount on Museum admission applies on the day for attending guests. Teas and Coffees are available to purchase at the Museum! 

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