School: Mullach, Sráid na Cathrach (roll number 3928)

Location:
Mullagh, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Proinnsias Ó Sandair

Filter stories

Back
/ 170 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
An Doineann

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0624, Page 053

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

In February in the year 1895 there was a great storm.

It started at ten o'clock at night and ceased at about two o'clock. The wind was blowing from the southwest at first and then changed suddenly to the north. It was then it did the damage.
It knocked Pat Gorman's house in Donogan, and Pat Montgomery's house also of Donogan. It turned a big rick of hay upside down on Daniel Haren of Balymakea. It knocked stacks of corn in Michael O'Gorman of Donogan.
Lightening killed James Sullivan of Shanaway in August about 65 years ago, while he was making a tram of hay. It also came down the chimney of his

(continues on next page)
Collector
Núala Ní Shandair
Gender
female
Address
Finnor More, Co. Clare
Informant
Séumas Ó Seasnáin
Gender
male
Address
Finnor More, Co. Clare
Language
English