The Dublin Daily Express reported that small masses of damp hay fell at Monkstown, Ireland, on July 27, 1875. Dr. J.W. Moore explained it away as the result of a nearby whirlwind that coincided with the fall. Scientific American reported a similar fall near Wrexham, England, two days before.
–Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned, p. 254 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974)