Kingston and the Congo

Woodbridge, Steven (2008) Kingston and the Congo. Ancestors(73), pp. 44-46. ISSN (print) 1474-2470

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Abstract

This article considers the brief career of an almost forgotten Irish explorer - Dr. Joseph Moloney (1858-1896). Moloney, acting as medical officer to the Stairs expedition to 'Katangaland' in the Congo in 1891, helped save the expedition and lead the survivors back to safety in 1892. Shortly after, Captain Stairs died. When the Royal Geographical Society met in 1893, they agreed that Moloney had been 'the backbone of the expedition'.

Item Type: Article
Research Area: History
Politics and international studies
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Science (until November 2012)
Depositing User: Steven Woodbridge
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2011 12:15
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2011 12:15
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/19703

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