from all at the Computer & Communications Museum of Ireland.The photo is of a special iconic phone made for the Irish Diaspora market in the 1980s by the Galway-based Canadian telecommunications corporation known as Northern Telecom. The company opened a major manufacturing base at Mervue in 1973. In the mid 1990s, it changed its name to Nortel Networks, later to Nortel before its Galway operations were taken over by Avaya in 2009 which is today one of the city's business sector's flagships.
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