William Dargan: An Honourable Life

Mulligan, Fergus
March 2015
Studies: An Irish Quarterly;Spring2015, Vol. 104 Issue 413, p40
Academic Journal
A biography of Irish engineer William Dargan is presented. It mentions that he was born in 1799 near Tullow town in Ireland. Topics discussed include his travel to London, England for Commons sessions, his appointment to rebuild the entire road with Scottish engineer Thomas Telford, and his works and acquiring the experience of canal construction in England. It discusses the construction of Ireland's first railway, the Dublin & Kingstown, the Ulster Canal, and Belfast port.


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