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Rory Golden Returns to the Titanic With Stage Show
#TITANIC - The first Irishman to see the wreck of the Titanic takes to the stage in the UK next week to present his personal recollections of the experience. As Biggleswade Today reports, deep-sea diving expert Rory Golden will give his two-part…
New Cork Film Captures Titanic Commemoration
#titanic – Cork Titanic Society has launched a souvenir film that profiles April's 100th anniversary commemoration of the sinking of RMS 'Titanic'. The film is produced by Catherine M Courtney and it captures the special wreath laying ceremony on board…
Titanic's Galway Passengers Commemorated This Month
#TITANIC - Nine Galwegians who travelled on the ill-fated Titanic are being commemorated throughout August by a replica of the ocean liner, as the Galway Advertiser reports. The 1:10 scale model is on display overlooking Galway Bay at the Atlantaquaria…
Tribute to 'Forgotten' Titanic Workers in Belfast
#TITANIC - A new plaque has been unveiled in Belfast to remember eight men who died during construction of the Titanic in the city more than 100 years ago. As UTV News reports, NI First Minister Peter Robinson was on…
Titanic In Song
#TITANIC IN SONG – A musical evening 'Titanic in Song' by Dara MacMahon and Gerry Noonan accompanied by Pauline Cooper will be held in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Dun Laoghaire on Friday 15th June. Tickets cost €10 each…
Free Titanic Event at Blanchardstown Library
#TITANIC - This Saturday 26 May, Blanchardstown Library presents a series of talks and discussions on the history of the Titanic. In her talk 'How the Titanic Touched My Family', author Martina Devlin tells the story of her grandmother's uncle Tom…
The 13 Deadliest Shipwrecks in History
#TITANIC - Irreverent tech website Gizmodo has marked the 100th annversary of the sinking of the Titanic with a list of the 13 deadliest shipwrecks in history. The list runs the gamut from well over a century ago, in the…
First Irishman to Dive Titanic Site Shares His Story
#TITANIC - To mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, sat down with the first Irishman to dive the historic wreckage. In 2000, Rory Golden descended two-and-a-half miles beneath the surface of the Atlantic to witness…
Maritime Institute to Host Tributes to Titanic
#TITANIC 100 – In this centenary week of the sinking of RMS Titanic a talk and musical tribute will be held in memory of the disaster this evening (8 pm) in the newly opened maritime museum in Dun Laoghaire as…
Royal Navy Attend Presidential Fleet Review for Cobh Titanic 100
#COBH TITANIC 100  - Following President Michael D. Higgins visit to Cobh to commemorate the centenary call of RMS Titanic to Queenstown, the town yesterday hosted a Naval Service review that included the Royal Navy's HMS Mersey. The President as…
President Visits Cobh Commemoration of Titanic 100
#COBH TITANIC 100 – President Michael D Higgins attended a ceremony in Cobh, Co Cork this afternoon to mark the 100th anniversary of Titanic's maiden voyage. The liner's last port of call was to Cobh (then Queenstown) and was where…
Titanic Emergency as Ill Passenger Airlifted
#TITANIC - The Titanic memorial cruise was yesterday forced to turn back just 100 miles from the southwest coast of Ireland after a passenger fell ill, BBC News reports. The Irish Coast Guard rescue helicopter at Shannon was dispached to…
Tennis Duo's Untold Titanic Story
#TITANIC - The Irish Times has highlighted "one of the less well-known tales of the disaster" of the Titanic, regarding two tennis champions who went on to enter that sport's hall of fame. The story of Richard Williams and Lark…
Titanic Memorial Cruise Heads for Cobh
#TITANIC MEMORIAL CRUISE  - Following Balmoral's recent call to Belfast in memory of Titanic, the Fred.Olsen Lines cruiseship returned to Southampton where today she started a 12-night Titanic Memorial Cruise which will follow the White Star Line liner's original itinerary…
Tours of Titanic’s Tender SS Nomadic
#TITANIC'S TENDER - While all the attention is focused on the R.M.S. Titanic and the newly opened Titanic Belfast visitor experience, the White Star Line passenger tender SS Nomadic is only a stone's throw away from the venue, writes Jehan…
Easter Cruisecall to Belfast in Memory of Titanic
#TITANIC – The cruiseship Balmoral not only is the first caller to Belfast for 2012 as previously reported, but her arrival this morning marked more importantly as a cruise in the memory of the R.M.S. Titanic, writes Jehan Ashmore. Cruise…

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