1896 – “Hell on Wheels in Nenagh”

Bicycle Crash

Nenagh Guardian, 20 June 1896

What with the prospects of 20mph fatal accidents, “severe concussion of the brain” and crowds of “excitable savages”, the noble art of bicycling was a pastime fraught with all manner of menace in Nenagh during June of 1896:

 

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