R2451 : Foynes - N69 - Flying Boat Terminal & Museum

taken 9 years ago, near to Faing, Limerick, Ireland

Foynes - N69 - Flying Boat Terminal & Museum
Foynes - N69 - Flying Boat Terminal & Museum
Foynes is a relatively new town by Irish standards, as it is less than 200 years old. The building shown was built in 1860s as Monteagle Arms Hotel, Foynes first public hotel & pub. In 1939-1945, it became the Foynes Airport terminal building. Presently, it is the Foynes Flying Boat Museum. The River Shannon was utilized as the runway for the flying boats. The highest part was utilized as the control tower.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 2 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings  Public buildings and spaces  Educational sites  Air transport 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! R 248 516 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.6941N 9:6.5900W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! R 248 516
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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