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I tried to find more information about the tragic drowning of 8 men on Galway Bay on 1902. I found a lot of websites that included no more information than what is carved on this memorial. The only additional detail I located was that the men were sailing back from a wedding.
Posted in Dead Men Do Tell Tales, tagged cause of death, galway, grave art, ireland, republic of ireland, sculpture, st. nicholas' collegiate church, wordless wednesday on February 5, 2014| Leave a Comment »
To the memory of John Skelton Thompson
Francis John Langley Kinkead
Thomas Leopold Roberts
who all three perished on one day by drowning in Loch Corrie 17 August 1887
moved with pity for so sad a catastrophe, the citizens of Galway had this monument erected.
They were lovely and pleasant in their lives and in death they were not divided.