Peter O’Connor’s silver medal has largely been forgotten, but his 1906 triumph represented the Olympic games at its best. O’Connor won silver in the long jump event, and he was widely expected […]
Outer & Inner worlds: The Irishman and Spaniard who invented the Submarine
An Irishman and a Spanish man, in very different yet comparable circumstances, both invented something revolutionary. This is the story of the Irishman and Spaniard who invented the submarine.