Mooresfort House, Co. Tipperary, Ireland. Builders working on the roof of the house heard a loard whistling sound image:landedestates.nuigalway.ie
Type – Ordinary Chondrite H5
Fell 10th August 1810
Location – Mooresfort, County Tipperary, Ireland
Total known weight 3.52kg
Circumstances – Some roofers working on the house of a Mr Maurice Crosbie Moore were astonished to hear a load whistling noise. It was described as like a swarm of bees in the air. They then observed an object flying over their heads that landed in a field some 300 yards away. The Mooresfort meteorite was then found buried about a foot deep in the soil.
Information compiled by BIMS