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Lecture ‘Fr Brown: From Titanic to Kangaroobie’
#LECTURE – The Old Dublin Society and the RDS are joint organisers of the lecture  'Fr Brown: From Titanic to Kangaroobie' which is to be held at the Ballsbridge venue in Dublin next Wednesday (11th April). David Davison will be…
Titanic Belfast Opens With Last Living Witness of Ship's Launch
#TITANIC - A Belfast man who saw the Titanic launch from the Harland and Wolff shipyards more than 100 years ago was guest of honour at the opening of Titanic Belfast at the weekend. "It's like our Sydney Opera House,"…
Music & Talk Tribute to Titanic
#TITANIC – The Maritime Institute of Ireland is to host a musical tribute and illustrated talk to mark the centenary of the Titanic shipping disaster. The evening event (starting at 8pm) is to be held on Thursday 12th April in…
Titanic As She's Never Been Seen Before
#TITANIC - Next month's edition of National Geographic magazine features startling images with the first ever complete views of the wreck of the Titanic. The large-scale panoramas were produced by combining "thousands of high-resolution images" of the wreck on the…
Lecture: R.M.S. Titanic-The True Story
#LECTURES- The Old Dublin Society is to host a lecture 'R.M.S. Titanic – The True Story' which is to be presented by Ed Coghlan next  Wednesday (14th March) in Dublin City Library on Pearse Street. The lecture starts at 6.30pm…
Titanic Belfast 'Is Designed to Impress'
#TITANIC - The Independent's Simon Calder reports on his special preview of Titanic Belfast, the £97 million (€116.3 million) tribute to the ill-fated ship on Belfast Lough. "For once, the term 'of Titanic proportions' applies literally." he writes. "The top…
Cobh’s ‘Titanic’ Pier Could Collapse
#TITANIC- In the centenary year of commemorating the R.M.S. Titanic, the pier from where her last passengers boarded at Cobh (Queenstown) is in danger of collapsing unless funding is made available to carry out immediate preservation reports The Irish Times.…
Cruiseship Call to Remember Belfast's Titanic
#TITANIC- In this centenary year of the R.M.S.Titantic's sinking, Fred Olsen Cruise Lines Balmoral is to include a port of call to Belfast Harbour, where passengers are to visit the Harland & Wolff shipyard, during an Easter mini cruise in…
Walking Tours a Highlight of Belfast's TItanic Festival
#TITANIC - Belfast's Titanic Festival is set for 31 March to 22 April, with lectures, concerts, plays, city tours and exhibitions among the events lined up to recognise the centenary. The centrepiece will be a wreath laying ceremony at the…
Maritime Institute's Museum to Host 'Titanic Centenary' Presentation
#TITANIC-The Maritime Institute of Ireland is to hold a 'Titanic Centenary' event in their maritime museum, Dun Laoghaire on Thursday 12th April (starting at 8pm) noting doors open from 7.30pm. The first Irish diver to see the wreck from a…
Plaque Honours Famous Playwright and Titanic Orphan
#TITANIC - A plaque honouring Titanic orphan and playwright William Ruddick Millar has been unveiled in his hometown of Carrickfergus, the News Letter reports. Millar was orphaned at five years old when his father, a deck engineer on the ill-fated…
Howth Yacht Club to Recreate Titanic Menu
#TITANIC – Howth Yacht Club members will experience and commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on Saturday 14th April, when the HYC head chef will meticulously re-create the final first Class dinner served on the fateful…

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