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Motoring on The Mall
Motoring on The Mall
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Mr Goff (bearded) driving with Colonel McGrath on The Mall in Waterford. This was the bare bones of information we originally had on this photo.....However, thanks to Bob Montgomery 2012 for his fantastic contribution that this photo was taken:."... on the Great 1,000 mile Irish Tour organized by the Irish Automobile Club (now the Royal Irish Automobile Club at Dawson Street, Dublin). The bearded gentlemen in the middle is Waterford businessman, motoring pioneer and Chairman of the Irish Automobile Club, William GD Goff on his Daimler motor car. Seated beside him with the wonderful facial hair is Col. McGrath, the first motorist in Wexford. To their right is RJ Mecredy (The Father of Motoring in Ireland). Mecredy and Goff were responsible for bring the Motor Tour to Ireland in 1901."..Date: Friday, 9 August 1901..NLI Ref.: P_WP_0344 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/P_WP_0344 )
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Date

1900 - 1910
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National Library of Ireland
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