Drowning at Doolin Bay, 1983
Recited by Lil Coleman

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Drowning at Doolin Bay, 1983
Recited by Lil Coleman

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Theme: Local event and tragedy

Description

The recitation recounts the awful and traumatic events when four local youths, John Murphy, and brothers James, John and Eddie Doran, along with four other youths, were drowned in Doolin Bay They were attending the Lisdoonvarna Festival on july 31st and went for a swim on a lovely sunny day, only to be taken by the sea.
Their locality, Ballymurphy, and all the surrounding areas were stunned by the enormity of the tragedy.

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“Drowning at Doolin Bay, 1983 Recited by Lil Coleman,” From Carlow Streams, accessed September 16, 2019, http://fromcarlowstreams.ie/items/show/224.