Dr Michael Martin
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Titanic 'a part of Cobh's history'

The Titanic memorial cruise liner MS Balmoral has docked at Cobh in Ireland, just like RMS Titanic did 100 years ago on its ill-fated maiden voyage.

Cobh was the last embarcation point before Titanic sailed into the Atlantic, and 123 people joined the ship - only 44 of whom survived the disaster.

Dr Michael Martin, a historian who lives in Cobh, told Chris Buckler about the legacy Titanic gave the town.

  • 09 Apr 2012
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