Sunday, 30 March 1913

This post is part of a series post-blogging the phantom airship scare of 1913. See here for an introduction to the series, and here for a conclusion.

Sunday Independent, 30 March 1913, 3

The Dublin Sunday Independent has the following brief account of the phantom airship or aeroplane seen at Galway last week:


Several persons in Galway state that they saw an aeroplane over that city on Wednesday night [26 March 1913] at about 8.15. A man named M'Avoy, coachman to Mr. B. Parkes, said it was about 180 feet from the ground.

Unsurprisingly, this adds nothing to yesterday's much longer account in the Connacht Tribune -- and the latter had Conroy for M'Avoy and B. Parks for B. Parkes, presumably the correct versions as Galway is in Connaught.

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