Did you know that in 1919, the first trans-Atlantic flight piloted by Alcock and Brown landed in Connemara near the Marconi wireless station? Or that one of the first trans-Atlantic telephone calls by satellite was made by the mayor of Menlo Park in California to the home of Galway mayor Paddy Ryan in 1963?
Dave Hickey, president of Galway’s Chamber of Commerce, said the county’s unique location on the edge of the Atlantic has positioned the region...
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