School: Cartrún

Location:
Cartronavally, Co. Roscommon
Teacher:
Cáit, Bean Uí Cheallaigh
Browse
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0230, Page 175

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0230, Page 175

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD.

See copyright details.

Download

Open data

Available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

  1. XML School: Cartrún
  2. XML Page 175
  3. XML “The Drowning on Loch Allen”

Note: We will soon deprecate our XML Application Programming Interface and a new, comprehensive JSON API will be made available. Keep an eye on our website for further details.

On this page

  1. 175
    The drowning on Loch Allen.
    The drowning on Loch Allen occurred on the night of September in the year 1883.
    Two men known as Richard Saddlier and Tommy Trapp were on their way to the town of Drumshanbo, in a boat on the local lake "Loch Allen."
    After a time sailing, a mighty storm arose and the boat was sweeping to and fro.
    Tommy Trapp shouted to Richard Saddlier to turn the boat and steer for the shore.
    This was a thing Richard would not do, as he declared, "there was not enough of
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. events
      1. hardship (~1,565)
        1. drowning (~292)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    null
    Gender
    Male
    Informant
    null
    Gender
    Male