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Friday 31 October 2014

Titanic victims to be recalled

Published 19/04/2012 | 10:19

A TITANIC ceremony of remembrance night — acknowledging local connections — will take place in The James O'keeffe Institute, Newmarket this Thursday, April 19, at 7.30pm.

Several local people were aboard the Titanic when it sank, including six from what was then Kingwilliamstown (now Ballydesmond) - see Page 8.

Hosted by IRD Duhallow, Dr Michael Martin (Titanic Trail author and creator) will be the keynote speaker and Sister Maureen Cahill will facilitate a prayerful cermony.

This event is free and open to everyone but registration is essential; contact Mary Mchugh on 029- 60633.

Light refreshments will be served on the night.

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