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IN LONDON BOMB FIND

Leinster Leader 18 April 1959

In London bomb find
Billy Doran, the well-known Ballymore and All-Ireland champion handballer, had luck on his side when he and his co-workers unearthed a 2,000 lbs. German Hermann unexploded bomb, 5 feet long and 2 feet wide in diameter, that was embedded in the clay of a South Bank building site one hundred yards from Waterloo Station and Festival Hall, London. There were 600 men on the site at the time. Mr. Doran is engaged in the capacity of clerk.

An article from the Leinster Leader of 18 April 1959 on Ballymore man Billy Doran's lucky escape in England


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