Details of the Accident
|Date||Saturday 20th May 1848|
|Railway Company||Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway|
|No. of Fatalities||2|
|Cause of Accident||Landslip|
|Description||Whilst engaged in excavating the line, having undermined a bank earth too much, it fell burying three men, two of which died.|
- Cork Examiner, 22nd May 1848
- Cork Examiner, 23rd May 1848
List of Fatalities
The 2 fatalities are listed in the table below together with brief notes of any other information found so far.
The last column shows the General Register Office (England and Wales), Statutory Register (Scotland), General Register Northern Ireland or Civil Registration for Ireland reference where this has been identified.
|Surname||First Names||Age||Occupation||Residence||Notes||GRO/SR/GRONI/GROIE Reference|
|CONNELL||Thomas||Railway construction worker||,||Died of injuries|
|MAHONY||Daniel||Railway construction worker||,|