1914 - Molly Childers steered the Asgard in the Howth gun-running incident.

The Howth gun-running, July 1914. Molly Childers at the wheel of the Asgard, steering the yacht that brought some 1500 Mauser rifles into Howth in support of the efforts of the Irish Volunteers at the outbreak of war. Molly wore a red jacket as a signal for those meeting the yacht that everything was going to plan.

Image © Childers Family Collection / Photo Album of the Irish

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