Meet Sir Brendan Parsons, the 7th Earl of Rosse and reach back into Irish and Astronomical history at Birr Castle in County Offally, the birth place of the 3rd Earl of Rosse who in the 1840's invented a telescope with a 6 foot in diameter mirror which could see further and more clearly into space than any previous.
Click here to listen to a Travelers411 Online Exclusive with Joe Byrne, CEO of Tourism Ireland. Joe shares with us the character of Ireland, the attributes that make Ireland special and separate it from other destination and some of the particular places in Ireland such as Dublin, Belfast, Derry, Kerry and Killarney that "warm his heart" from the great Irish welcome.
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Join Brian Nolan to hear about a new Titanic Memorial park and about The Addergoole Titanic Society which was originally established to commemorate 14 victims of the Titanic's sinking that hailed from Addergoole, Ireland. Today through research and preservation as well as public outreach the group promotes the story of the Addergoole 14.
Click here to visit the Travelers411 Addergooole Titanic Society Directory Listing.