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 04_030

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On the night of the 31st of December 1891, a scooner named Catherine Richards was wrecked quite close to Ballyheigue strand. Her cargo consisted of about six hundred tons of Barley supposed to be consigned to Guinness of Dublin for brewing purposes. The day before was very wild and stormy so she put up for shelter on the off side of the Bay. The storm was raging so high she drew her anchor and became a total wreck. her

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Collector
Bridie Laide
Gender
female
Informant
Michael Laide
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English