100th Anniversary of Flight
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The first successful flight from Britian to Ireland was made from Goodwick Village in Wales on 22nd April 1912. the Pilot was Denys corbett Wilson, the flight was aboard a Blériot XI and lasted 1 hour 40 minutes. the landing site was Crane, 3 miles north Enniscorthy Town.
Monday, April 16:
14:15 - Leature on Denys Corbett Wilson by Pat Nolan, Historian from Enniscorthy Castle. This marks the official opening of the "Life & Times of Corbett Wilson" exhibition at Enniscorthy Castle which runs until the end of May.
Saturday, April 21:
12:00 - Unveiling of Centenary Memorial, near Monageer
Sunday, April 22:
12:15 - Unveiling of Commemorative Plaque at Enniscorthy Castle
12:30 - Flyovers of Enniscorthy light aircraft and from the UK
14:00 - Fly-past by the Irish Air Corps CN-235 maritime patrol aircraft
14:30 - 17.30 - Model County Flying Club present a Flying Show at Enniscorthy Showgrounds by members of the Model Aeronautical Council of Ireland
Thursday, April 26:
20:00 - Irish Premiere of "One Hundred Minutes"