Dubliner James Fitzmaurice went on to become the aviation pioneer remembered for being the first pilot to fly transatlantic from east to west.
WATCH: Niall Horan leads heartfelt tribute to Sinéad O'Connor with thousands of fans Rugby World Cup: 74% of Irish back Ireland to get to semi-finals What do the names of Ireland's counties mean?
Portlaoise toddler Rosaleen McDonagh is the latest fatality in what has been "one of the most tragic weeks on the roads for a very long time."
- 1 Last chance to begin your Irish language journey with "Scoil Scairte" this week
- 2 Irish birth, marriage, and death certificates now available online for free
- 3 AIDS Awareness Month - The Irish American who became an unlikely hero of the AIDS epidemic
- 4 Irish government to "dispose" of former Ambassador's residence in Washington, DC
- 5 Trial of man accused of Ashling Murphy murder delayed again
- 6 Check out IrishCentral's NEW Culture Newsletter - and sign up for free
- 7 Last chance to begin your Irish language journey with "Scoil Scairte" this week
- 8 Headstone of Irishman unveiled at New York's Washington Square Park
- 9 Ireland's 'best of the best' restaurants of 2023 revealed