Mining Accidents - BYRNE Owen

Name: BYRNE Owen
Age: 57
Date: 20/06/1911
Year: 1911
Occupation: Quarrier
Colliery: Tinakilly (granite quarry)
Owner: Murtha Geoghegan Co
Town: Co. Wicklow
County: Ireland
Notes: Fall of ground from beyond control, overhung, slid from a back or joint at an angle of 45 degrees. Deceased bad warning and ran 5 yards, when he was overtaken by the fall, this was 30 feet in length, 15 feet across at the top, then tapering to a point at the bottom, 15 feet in height at the front.