Charles Bianconi (1786-1875) – The Man who put Ireland on Wheels

Charles Bianconi (1786-1875) – The Man who put Ireland on Wheels

  6 July 1815, Hearn’s Hotel, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. As his custom-built jaunting car clattered off down the road to Cahir on its debut journey, Charles Bianconi must have ruminated on whether his idea was a complete folly. The coach, pulled by a solitary horse,...