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Louis Brennan

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Louis Brennan CB (28 January 1852 – 17 January 1932) was an Irish-Australian mechanical engineer and inventor. [1]

31 relations: Alexander Kennedy Smith, Andrew Clarke (British Army officer), Australia, Brennan torpedo, Camden Fort Meagher, Castlebar, County Cork, Crosshaven, Enda Kenny, England, Gillingham, Kent, Gyro monorail, Gyroscope, Helicopter, Inventor, Ireland, Irish Australians, John James Clark, Kensal Green, London, Mechanical engineering, Melbourne, Montreux, Order of the Bath, Republic of Ireland, St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Kensal Green, Switzerland, Taoiseach, The Irish Times, Torpedo, Victoria (Australia).

Alexander Kennedy Smith

Alexander Kennedy Smith (7 July 1824 – 16 January 1881) was a Scottish/Australian engineer and former Mayor of Melbourne.

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Andrew Clarke (British Army officer)

Lieutenant General Sir Andrew Clarke, (27 July 1824 – 29 March 1902) was a British soldier and governor, as well as a surveyor and politician in Australia.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Brennan torpedo

The Brennan torpedo was a torpedo patented by Irish-born Australian inventor Louis Brennan in 1877.

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Camden Fort Meagher

Camden Fort Meagher is a coastal defence fortification close to Crosshaven, County Cork, Ireland.

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Castlebar

Castlebar is the county town of County Mayo, Ireland.

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County Cork

County Cork (Contae Chorcaí) is a county in Ireland.

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Crosshaven

Crosshaven is a village in County Cork, Ireland.

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Enda Kenny

Enda Patrick Kenny (born 24 April 1951) is an Irish Fine Gael politician who served as Taoiseach from 2011 to 2017, Leader of Fine Gael from 2002 to 2017, Minister for Defence from May 2014 to July 2014 and 2016 to 2017, Leader of the Opposition from 2002 to 2011, Minister for Tourism and Trade from 1994 to 1997 and Minister of State for Youth Affairs from 1986 to 1987.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Gillingham, Kent

Gillingham is a town in the county of Kent in South East England.

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Gyro monorail

The gyro monorail, gyroscopic monorail, gyro-stabilized monorail, or gyrocar are terms for a single rail land vehicle that uses the gyroscopic action of a spinning wheel to overcome the inherent instability of balancing on top of a single rail.

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Gyroscope

A gyroscope (from Ancient Greek γῦρος gûros, "circle" and σκοπέω skopéō, "to look") is a device used for measuring or maintaining orientation and angular velocity.

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Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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Inventor

An inventor is a person who creates or discovers a new method, form, device or other useful means that becomes known as an invention.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Irish Australians

Irish Australians (Gael-Astrálaigh) are an ethnic group of Australian citizens of Irish descent, which include immigrants from and descendants whose ancestry originates from the island of Ireland.

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John James Clark

John James Clark (23 January 1838 – 25 June 1915), an Australian architect, was born in Liverpool, England.

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Kensal Green

Kensal Green is an area in north-west London located on the southern boundary of the London Borough of Brent and forms the southern part of Harlesden.The surrounding areas are Willesden to the north, Brondesbury and Queens Park to the east and Ladbroke Grove and White City to the south.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies engineering, physics, engineering mathematics, and materials science principles to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Montreux

Montreux is a municipality in the district of Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.

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St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Kensal Green

St Mary's Catholic Cemetery is located at Kensal Green in London, and has its own.

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Switzerland

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Taoiseach

The Taoiseach (pl. Taoisigh) is the prime minister, chief executive and head of government of Ireland.

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The Irish Times

The Irish Times is an Irish daily broadsheet newspaper launched on 29 March 1859.

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Torpedo

A modern torpedo is a self-propelled weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with its target or in proximity to it.

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Victoria (Australia)

Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Brennan

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