- Cork airport & rory gallagher
Cork Airport & Rory Gallagher
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October 1961: the first flight leaving Cork Airport
1965: Rory Gallagher is leaving Cork Airport for a recording session in London with the Impact Show Band
June 1978: Rory Gallagher arrived at Cork Airport (Photo by Fin Costello©)
Micheal Collins (R.I.P.) and Terence MacSwiney (R.I.P.) never used Cork Airport!
2001: Liverpool John Lennon Airport: the airport has been renamed in honour of John Lennon, a founder member of The Beatles, 22 years after Lennon’s death – the first airport in the UK to be named after an individual. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liverpool_John_Lennon_Airport
October 2011: Cork Airport celebrated their 50th Anniversary with an extended photo exhibition. http://www.corkairport.com/gns/at-the-airport/latest-news/11-08-16/Cork_Airport_Photographic_Exhibition_Celebrates_50_Years.aspx
The name change to Cork Rory Gallagher Airport will put Cork on the international map, bring publicity, increase tourism & business and create employment & marketing opportunities and will make a lot of people happy – it’s a win-win opportunity for all players!
There would be no better way to keep Rory Gallagher’s name and spirit alive across the world than by petitioning the relevant Irish Authorities to rename the existing Cork International Airport after Rory Gallagher…PLEASE SIGN THE NEW PETITION: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/Rename-Cork-Airport-after-Rory-Gallagher