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A quiet Sunday afternoon in Clifden.
10-OCT-2010 Frank Brault

A quiet Sunday afternoon in Clifden.

Clifton, County Galway, Ireland view map

"Clifden gained prominence in the early 1900s when Guglielmo Marconi built his first high power transatlantic long wave wireless telegraphy station four miles south of the town to minimize the distance to its sister station in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. The first point-to-point fixed wireless service connecting Europe with North America opened for public service with the transmission of 10,000 words on 17 October 1907 and ceased operation on 25 July 1922 after suffering serious damage in the Irish Civil War." Wikipedia

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j>a>e>17 :):):)16-Apr-2011 09:57
my cladddagh ring waves at his hometown o'grooovy galway AWELIVE!!!! :):):):)
bill friedlander17-Dec-2010 19:15
Lovely perspective along this pretty street. Thanks for the information about this place.