All Blog Posts Tagged 'Cobh' (6)


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Cataclysm in Cork: The Battle of Clonmult

On top of roof and window,

Those boys stood up to fight,

‘Til the burning of the cottage

And no escape in sight.…

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Added by Joe Gannon on January 19, 2018 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments


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Patrick White: A Clareman's Tragic Death on Spike Island

On our vacation in Ireland in June 2015 we took the boat trip out to Spike Island in Cobh harbor in Co. Cork. Cobh is famous as last port of call of the Titanic. Spike Island is most often mentioned in Irish history as a place where many Irish…

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Added by Joe Gannon on June 22, 2016 at 8:30am — 8 Comments


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In the Footsteps of Bridget: A Titanic Connection

In 2013 our annual trek to the Ireland brought us to a pleasant small cottage in the…

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Added by Joe Gannon on July 24, 2015 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Assessing Titanic's Irish Connections: Part 1 -- 'From Titanic. Good Bye all.'

By John Walsh

"Titanic Sinking" by Willy Stöwer. Click on image to see a larger…
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Added by The Wild Geese on April 15, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Tragedy Visits Mayo Village on the Titanic, 101 Years Ago

One hundred and one years ago today, 14 people from Addergoole Parish, County Mayo, left for America from Queenstown (today known as Cobh) on the maiden voyage of the Titanic. Only three would survive.

These emigrants are still remembered…

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Added by Jim Curley on April 11, 2013 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments


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Recalling a Final, Bittersweet Trip Home to Monaghan

HOME TO IRELAND

(Frank McCaughey and his sisters Mary Beth and Anne brought their father’s remains home to Ireland last year.

Frank wrote about the experience and it is reprinted here with his permission.)

The…

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Added by John M. Walsh on April 1, 2013 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

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