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  • Combating Zeppelins M Louis Blériot

    Famous French airman Mr  M Louis Blériot believes that he has the solution for combating the destructive German Zeppelins!

    M louis Bleriot French Airman M louis Bleriot Famous Airman

    In this article M Louis Blériot proposes the development of two items to bring the fight to the air and combat the Zeppelins. Item one is the development of  a strong light and item two is a fast one-seater bi-plane. At the time there  was a strong feeling that airplanes could not fly high enough to combat the Zeppelin, a rumour that M Louis Blériot dismisses " it is incorrect to assume that airplanes cannot rise as high as airships. The contrary he says, is the case,  aeroplanes being perfectly navigable at a height 5,000 or 6,000 yards" Continue Reading

  • Facebook Competition

    We are running a great competition on our  Facebook page for a great prize. We are giving away an A3 (16" x 11") framed newspaper front page of your choice worth €75. You will be able to select the newspaper, the year and the day.


    If you are looking for a special gift for an anniversary, birthday, or for Christmas this could be it.

    Go to the Irish Newspaper Archives Facebook page, LIKE & SHARE the post about the competition and you can be in with a chance to win!


    The competition continues until Monday the 17th of November when the winner will be announced.

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