The Baily Optic
This working Optic is the light from Baily lighthouse in Howth, North Dublin. It was installed in 1902 and removed in 1972 when the lighthouse was modernised. The lighthouse Read More
Captain Robert Halpin
Born in Wicklow on the 17th February 1836, son of James Halpin, innkeeper of Wicklow Bridge House. (Now known as Bridge Tavern)  He was the youngest of 13 children Read More
When the Great Eastern was launched in 1858 it was the largest ship in the world. It was designed by a great Victorian engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunell. It was Read More