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Ruane welcomes unveiling of Titanic Plaque

Sinn Féin Councillor, Thérèse Ruane, has described the Addergoole 14 reenactment of their journey by pony and trap to Castlebar on Easter Sunday as a very moving experience.

White Star chairman J Bruce Ismay finds peace in the west

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On that terrible cold night of April 14 1912, in the North Atlantic, the Titanic was sinking head first into a freezing, calm sea. It had struck an iceberg 400 miles south of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. And was fatally wounded. The incessant bip bip bip SOS call for help from the wireless telegraphist Jack Phillips and his assistant Harold Bride was interspersed with more dramatic calls for help: “We are putting passengers off in small boats. Women and children in boats, cannot last much longer”.

Ford partners with Titanic project in Cobh

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Ford Ireland has become a partner of the Titanic 100 Cobh 2012 centenary project with the provision of a pair of specially liveried new Galaxy models that will be used during the year-long commemoration.

Ford partners with Titanic project in Cobh

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Ford Ireland has become a partner of the Titanic 100 Cobh 2012 centenary project with the provision of a pair of specially liveried new Galaxy models that will be used during the year-long commemoration.

Welcome for bilingual Titanic Commemorative plaque

Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane, has welcomed the decision at last week’s town council meeting to erect the Titanic commemorative plaque for the Addergoole Fourteen at Castlebar Railway Station in English and Irish, reversing a previous decision to erect the sign in English only.

Mayo Titanic Cultural Week launch

The press launch of The Mayo Titanic Cultural Week takes place this evening, Friday March 9, at 6pm in Pontoon Bridge Hotel, Pontoon.

Titanic lecture in Clifden

As part of its bicentenary town celebrations during 2012, Clifden in Connemara is hosting Philip Littlejohn, who will give a Titanic lecture to commemorate the town’s historic link to the Titanic via Jack Phillips (Titanic's senior radio operator) who worked at the Marconi Transatlantic Radio Station (1909 -12), which was located three miles south of Clifden.

GMIT Hotel School to host Titanic commemorative dinner

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The Hotel School at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology is holding what the school says will be one of the best Titanic commemorative events this year, an 11-course black tie dinner replicating the meal served to guests in the first class dining room on the RMS Titanic. Tickets are already sold out for the event, which takes place on Wednesday 21 March in aid of the Galway RNLI Lifeboat.

The Titanic a tragedy that left its mark in Westmeath

The sinking of the Titanic continues make to headlines as though the world is still coming to terms with it. With the 100th anniversary of one of the world’s worst maritime disasters just six months away it seems many stories that has disappeared into the mists of times are slowly been recovered.

Lahardane bell tolling in memory of Titanic sinking

Ninety-nine years ago this weekend, 14 young emigrants from a tiny Mayo village under Nephin mountain bid their families and friends a bittersweet farewell. They were off to America, but first they had to walk the 12 miles over the Windy Gap, from Lahardane to Castlebar, before catching the first of many trains in order to reach Cobh.

 

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