Irish Aboard Titanic: One of Ireland's Favourite Writers [NOOK Book]

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A must have for anyone interested in The Titanic'. An encyclopedic collection of accounts of that ill-fated night from Irish passengers featuring letters, interviews, newspaper reports, family memories and White Star Line records. The unspeakable tragedy of the Titanic disaster can only be fully appreciated through the tales of the people who were aboard on the night the ship went down. The Irish Aboard Titanic gives those people a voice, focusing on the Irish who were aboard the ‘unsinkable’ liner. In it are ...

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Irish Aboard Titanic: One of Ireland's Favourite Writers

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Overview

A must have for anyone interested in The Titanic'. An encyclopedic collection of accounts of that ill-fated night from Irish passengers featuring letters, interviews, newspaper reports, family memories and White Star Line records. The unspeakable tragedy of the Titanic disaster can only be fully appreciated through the tales of the people who were aboard on the night the ship went down. The Irish Aboard Titanic gives those people a voice, focusing on the Irish who were aboard the ‘unsinkable’ liner. In it are stories of agony, luck, self-sacrifice, dramatic escapes and heroes left behind. Senan Molony also records the heartache that continued long after that fateful night. In her wake the Titanic cast a long shadow over the families forced to endure the agonising wait to learn the fate of loved ones, over the lives of the survivors who had to start their lives anew and over those who lost relatives and friends. If you want to know about the Irish passengers and crew of the Titanic, this is the only book to have.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781781170540
  • Publisher: Mercier Press, Limited, The
  • Publication date: 2/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 540 KB

Meet the Author

Senan Molony is the Political Editor of the Irish Daily Mail, and is the author of several books including Lusitania; An Irish Tragedy and The Phoenix Park Murders. Married with three children and living in Dublin, he regulary gives lectures on the centenary recreation of the Titanic's maiden voyage.
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A must have for anyone interested in The Titanic'. An encyclopedic collection of accounts of that ill-fated night from Irish passengers featuring letters, interviews, newspaper reports, family memories and White Star Line records. The unspeakable tragedy of the Titanic disaster can only be fully appreciated through the tales of the people who were aboard on the night the ship went down. The Irish Aboard Titanic gives those people a voice, focusing on the Irish who were aboard the ‘unsinkable’ liner. In it are stories of agony, luck, self-sacrifice, dramatic escapes and heroes left behind. Senan Molony also records the heartache that continued long after that fateful night. In her wake the Titanic cast a long shadow over the families forced to endure the agonising wait to learn the fate of loved ones, over the lives of the survivors who had to start their lives anew and over those who lost relatives and friends. If you want to know about the Irish passengers and crew of the Titanic, this is the only book to have.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 7

Introduction 9

Irish Passengers RMS Titanic 24

Irish Crew RMS Titanic 234

Non-Irish Passengers Embarked At Queenstown 281

First-Class Passengers Embarked At Queenstown 281

Second-Class Passengers Embarked At Queenstown 284

Epilogue 287

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