Halpin Memorial

This obelisk, made of polished granite, was erected in memory of Captain Robert C. Halpin (1836-1894), a native of this town who commanded the Great Eastern. This metal-hulled ship, built by Brunel, laid the first transatlantic telegraph cable. Mementoes of Captain Halpin are exhibited in his residence, Tinakilly House, now a hotel.

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Sitzwalliam Sq.

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