Redmond Bridge

Building of the Redmond Bridge
© Jack O'Neill

Soon a new bridge was needed. It was to be constructed of fero-concrete by the firm Kinnear, Moodie and Co., from Glasgow. On November 1910 a temporary bridge was started as the new bridge was on the same site as the old. The temporary bridge was finished in March of 1911.

The new Bridge was 700 feet long and 48 feet wide. The opening span was 80 feet. The total cost was £71, 000. On 10th February 1913 the bridge was opened by John Redmond M.P. and leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party, It was subsequently called 'The John Redmond Bridge'.


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