School: Gleann Doire (C.) (roll number 10404)

Location:
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Cáit Bean Uí Gléathabhúir

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The Catherine Richards

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 02_021

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Of the many shipwrecks that are to be recorded on the shores of Ballyheigue Bay the wreck of the "Catherine Richards" can be numbered among them. She was a three masted ship owned by a firm in Carnarvon in Wales. She embarked from some one of the ports in South Africa with a cargo of corn and there was nothing definite known about her except that she was bound for Guinness' Brewery Dublin. On the night of December 31st 1892 she was

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Collector
Mary Flahive
Gender
female
Address
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Informant
Edmond Flahive
Gender
male
Address
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Language
English