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Irish deep sea diver Rory Golden (right)with the late  Titanic expedition diver Ralph White on board scientific research vessel Akademik Mstislav Keldysh during one of Golden's two previous expeditions to the Titanic
Irish deep-sea diver Rory Golden is providing expertise to a new expedition to the Titanic which aims to recover the Marconi radio from the wreck, The Sunday Times reports. The wireless Marconi telegraph was instrumental in saving more than 705…
Historic departure – the ill-fated Titanic is manoeuvred out of her berth in Belfast Harbour on April 2nd 1912 to sail for Southampton and her maiden Transatlantic voyage, brought to a tragic end by an iceberg in mid-ocean just twelve days later
An ambitious project to retrieve the most famous marine radio in the world from 2.5 miles down in the Atlantic has finally secured legal approval. The saving of the Marconi radio which sent out the distress signals from the sinking…
RMS Titanic leaving Belfast for sea trials on 2 April 1912
A US government agency kept secret an incident at the Titanic wreck site in which it was struck by a submarine, a court has been told. As the Belfast Telegraph reports, legal papers files in the US allege that officials…
The Great Light is a curved glass interpretive structure designed to resemble a lighthouse lantern room
At the end of the 500 metre Titanic Walkway which connects the Titanic and Olympic Slipways to the Alexandra Dock in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, proudly sits The Great Light, a curved glass interpretive structure designed to resemble a lighthouse lantern…
RMS Titanic departing Southampton on April 10, 1912
An experienced Titanic diver, who also has family in Cork, will next week give a talk in the city on his experiences at the arguably the world's most famous shipwreck. Paul Henri Nargeolet has spent more time than anyone else…
Pictured (L- R) is James Eyre, commercial director of Titanic Quarter Ltd,  Councillor Peter McReynolds, the Deputy Lord Mayor of Belfast, Kerrie Sweeney, chief executive of Titanic Foundation and Mark O’Donnell from the Department for Communities
Deputy Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Peter McReynolds, has attended an event today to welcome the Belfast Buoys to their new home in Titanic Quarter, where they will remain on permanent display. The buoys were given to Belfast City Council…
Extensive archive footage is used in the Titanic documentary to be aired next week by TG4
Collective shame about the Titanic’s sinking, accounts by survivors, Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff’s role, and fears by some local politicians some decades later of a “Dublin-based developer” coming to “rape and pillage” are among themes explored in a documentary…
The RMS Titanic departs Southampton on 10 April 1912
#Titanic - This past Friday 1 September marked 32 years since the discovery of the wreck of the ill-fated Titanic. Irish deep-sea diving expert Rory Golden was among the first to set eyes on its remains in person during an…
The RMS Titanic departs Southampton on 10 April 1912
#Titanic - For decades it was believed that the ill-fated Titanic was sunk by an iceberg on its maiden transatlantic voyage. Indeed, the dramatic collision and its aftermath has long been etched on the Irish consciousness, and was the centrepiece…
#TitanicBrexit - Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, which is home to Northern Ireland’s and Europe's most popular tourist attraction, has reported losses for last year of £333,111 (€383,329), newly filed accounts show. Titanic Island Limited, which controls the group of companies working…
Top Travel Industry Award For Titanic Belfast
#TitanicBelfast - Titanic Belfast is Europe's leading tourist attraction, after scooping a top gong at a major industry awards ceremony. Paying tribute to the ill-fated ocean liner RMS Titanic and its history in the city, the Belfast Lough visitor centre…
Profits Fall As Revenue Rises At Titanic Belfast
#TitanicBelfast - Pre-tax profits at Titanic Belfast have dropped by more than 32% in the last 12 months despite a rise in the centre's revenue, as The Irish Times reports. A 7% growth in revenues at the popular Belfast Lough tourist…
#Britannic - A new book promises to answer what really happened to a sister ship of the Titanic that met a similar fate, as the Belfast Telegraph reports. Mystery of the Last Olympian tells the story of the Britannic, which…
#Titanic - A Greek collector has paid £15,000 (€21,000) for a pilot cracker found in a lifeboat kit from the Titanic, as BBC News reports. Aptly described as "the world's most valuable biscuit" by auctioneer Andrew Aldridge, the Spillers and…
Titanic Drawing Offices To Be Restored As Luxury Hotel
#Titanic - The drawing offices where the Titanic was designed could soon become a four-star hotel for Belfast's historic quarter. According to The Irish Times, the British Heritage Lottery Fund has provided a grant of almost £5 million (€6.6m) to…
Photo Collection Documents Launch Of The Titanic
#Titanic - The year won't be complete without sharing this wonderful collection of images from the launch of the RMS Titanic at Belfast Lough in 1911, courtesy of the Belfast Telegraph. The stunning photographs were taken by John W Kempster,…

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