School: Carlingford (3.) (roll number 11666)

Location:
Carlingford, Co. Louth
Teacher:
D. Armstrong

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The buildings were falling and statues were rocking as the eruption continued. In the streets the people were horrified groans of anguish and death cries rent the skies as the boiling mud flowed over them. The internal fire now opened an enormous mouth under the Irish Sea, through this great mouth the earth sucked down a quantity of water. This was quickly converted into steam forced back through the way it came and up through the sea causing a tidal-wave which rushed across the barrier and into Cahir Linn glen. On it rushed swallowing up the ruined city and unto Newry where it stopped. And so Carlingford Lough was formed. Some people say they have see old Carlingford lying far below the waters of Carlingford Lough.
Violet Armstrong
Hootha Lodge
Carlingford
11-11-39

Collector
Violet Armstrong
Gender
female
Address
Nootka Lodge, Co. Louth
Language
English