School: Castlesampson

Castlesampson, Co. Roscommon
Aodh Ó Fithcheallaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0269, Page 246

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  1. Drowning
    John Naughten of Ardkeenan, Drum was drowned in a bog-hole. This happened when he was cleaning a bank about 30 years ago. Witnesses Pat Dolan of same address who was standing near by but failed to effect a rescue.
    John Naughten of Ardkeenan, Drum was drowned in a small drain about 26 years ago, discovered by Pat Dolan of same address.
    Patrick Creavin, Racepark, Taughm. B.sloe a man of about 44 years of age set out one night to set eel-hooks in the Palonthan field. This field is on the northern side of his house and contains some rather deep water holes. While setting his lines he slipped into a hole and
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    1. events
      1. hardship (~1,565)
        1. drowning (~292)