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Titanic Memorial Plaque
By Brían Hoban
12, Apr 2012 - 09:53
Memorial Plaque at Castlebar. (Click for large image).
On Sunday April 8th 2012 a memorial plaque was unveiled at Castlebar Railway Station by An t-Athair Miceél Mac Gréil.
The plaque remembers all who departed Castlebar Railway Station to emigrate to distant lands, including the Addergoole Fourteen who departed for Queenstown (Cobh) to board the ill fated Titanic 11 of whom perished and also William Luke Duffy, Main Street, Castlebar, who also lost his life.
The bi-lingual plaque was sponsored by Gnó Mhaigh Eo.
On Sunday next April 15th An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny T.D., will officially open Titanic Memorial Park in Lahardane.
Memorial Plaque at Castlebar Railway Station:
In memory of all those who have emigrated from Mayo particularly the Addergoole 14 (Lahardane) who in April 1912 departed from this station bound for Queenstown (Cobh) to set sail on the RMS Titanic. Of these 11 perished along with William Luke Duffy, a crew member, originally from Main Street Castlebar.
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