Main street in Adare, Limerick where some of the fragments of the Limerick meteorite fell in 1813 image: Wikipedia
Type –Ordinary Chondrite H5
Fell 10th September 1813
Location – Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland
Total known weight – 50kg
Circumstances – Following reports of sounds described as being like “dreadful thunder” a shower of stones fell dispersing fragments from north of Patrickswell to Adare, some 3 miles to the southwest. Many fragments were recovered and one piece found at Scagh was picked up very soon after the fall and was described as still being warm to the touch.
Information compiled by BIMS