The following is a list of those who died, during the Shannon Scheme. The Shannon Scheme was the construction of the Ardnacrusha Hydroelectric Plant in the mid to late 1920s. Construction involved the diverting of the Shannon River, the creation of two new channels and erection of the Hydroelectric plant. The list includes, names, place of origin and date of death. Also, where possible, notice from the Limerick Chronicle.

Died during the Shannon Scheme

William Byrne, Wicklow, 29 March 1926 – Limerick Chronicle

Mark McDermot, Leitrim, 22 April 1926

Leonherd Gernbeck, Germany, 9 July 1926

Frances Hogan, Limerick, 17 August 1926 – Limerick Chronicle

William O’Halloran, Clare, 6 September 1926

James Shinners, Tipperary, 16 September 1926

John Murphy, Limerick, 10 November 1926 – Limerick Chronicle (buried in Mount Saint Lawrence cemetery)

Thomas Whiteside, Monaghan, 21 November 1926 – Limerick Chronicle

Patrick Keane, Clare, 20 December 1926

Christopher Heffernan, Limerick, 28 January 1927 – Limerick Chronicle

Daniel Hayes, Tipperary, 23 April 1927 – Limerick Chronicle

John J Hartnett, Limerick, 4 May 1927 – Limerick Chronicle

Edward McCormack, Limerick, 17 May 1927 – Limerick Chronicle

James Courtney, Limerick, 13 December 1927 – Limerick Chronicle (buried in Mount Saint Lawrence Cemetery)

Patrick Wyse, Limerick, 20 January 1928 – Limerick Chronicle

James Heery, Galway, 4 March 1928 – Limerick Chronicle

James Markham, Limerick, 11 August 1928 – Limerick Chronicle

Patrick Carolan, Louth, 16 August 1928

William Barrett, Mayo, 11 September 1928 – Limerick Chronicle

Frank Murphy, Kerry, 23 September 1928

Josef Horner, Germany, 12 October 1928 – Limerick Chronicle

Rudolph Weigel, Germany, 22 October 1928 – Limerick Chronicle

Daniel Healy, Limerick, 18 November 1928 – Limerick Chronicle

Patrick Folan, Galway, 18 November 1928 – Limerick Chronicle

Daniel O’Brien, Limerick, 18 November 1928 – Limerick Chronicle

Patrick Brinn, Limerick, 20 November 1928 – Limerick Chronicle

Jacob Kunz, Germany, 21 December 1928 – Limerick Chronicle (homicide)

Daniel O’Brien, Tipperary, 27 December 1928 – Limerick Chronicle

James Walsh, Tipperary, 9 January 1929

John J Larkin, Galway, 16 May 1929 – Limerick Chronicle

Joseph Twoomey, Kilmallock, 16 May 1929 – Limerick Chronicle

John Rigney, Laois, 1 June 1929

Peter Kinsella, Kildare, 14 August 1929

Michael Conroy, Kildare, 14 August 1929

Patrick Moore, Tipperary, 6 October 1929