This weekend marks the one hundredth anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The White Star liner left Cobh, its final port of call, on 11th April 1912. Four days later the Titanic, the pride of Belfast engineering, sank in the North Atlantic. The sinking spawned a legend. A cottage industry has sprung up to […] … learn more→
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Requiem to the Titanic and Ireland’s \”unsinkable\” economy
Shipwrecked: women and children first?
Romantic notions of heroism – the captain refusing to leave his sinking ship, women and children being ushered to safety – have been shattered by reports emerging from the Costa Concordia. … learn more→