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# titanic100 - Sunday 23 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Video: What futuristic films promised would happen by now Coming Soon This post contains videos

Video: What futuristic films promised would happen by now

Computer tablets, Big Brother and exploding supernovas – some of these have come true…

# titanic100 - Monday 30 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Titanic 3D “had no permission” to use Picasso painting Titanic

Titanic 3D “had no permission” to use Picasso painting

The inclusion of a Picasso image in the Titanic 3D re-release has angered the Picasso estate, which says James Cameron had no permission to include it.

# titanic100 - Sunday 15 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Extract: ‘They tried to keep us down on the steerage deck as Titanic sank’ Read Me

Extract: ‘They tried to keep us down on the steerage deck as Titanic sank’

A new book brings to life the tragedy through the voices of those who survived. In this extract, survivor Daniel Buckley recounts the night the liner went down.

From TheJournal.ie Prayers and silence mark Titanic centenary Titanic100

Prayers and silence mark Titanic centenary

As the world paused to remember the victims,officials revealed there may be human remains embedded in the ocean floor where the Titanic came to rest.

From The Daily Edge ‘I’m the king of the world’: the influence of Titanic (the film) Titanic100 This post contains videos

‘I’m the king of the world’: the influence of Titanic (the film)

The 1997 movie has pervaded popular culture to the extent that, for many, James Cameron’s story is the only story.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: The aftermath of the Titanic tragedy Titanic100 This post contains images

In pictures: The aftermath of the Titanic tragedy

Shivering survivors, grief-stricken relatives waiting on the docks and shock in the White Star Line offices: a pictorial record of the world receiving news that the ‘unsinkable’ ship had done the unthinkable.

# titanic100 - Saturday 14 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Cold mountain: This is the iceberg that sank the Titanic Titanic100

Cold mountain: This is the iceberg that sank the Titanic

The significance of this picture was only discovered long after it was taken by a seaman on another liner cruising off Newfoundland at the time Titanic sank.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: ‘Titanic underwent her trials, which were entirely satisfactory’ Read Me

Extract: ‘Titanic underwent her trials, which were entirely satisfactory’

The men who built the Titanic recall the safety tests on the ‘unsinkable’ ship before her maiden voyage.

From TheJournal.ie Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck? Titanic100

Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck?

TheJournal.ie has been looking into issues surrounding the Titanic disaster 100 years after the ship struck an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage.

From The Daily Edge In pictures: 9 Titanic artefacts recovered from the ship Titanic100 This post contains images

In pictures: 9 Titanic artefacts recovered from the ship

Old letters, tickets, watches – here’s just some of the objects that have been raised from the Titanic.

From TheJournal.ie Concerts, cruises and exhibits: what’s happening to mark the Titanic’s anniversary? Titanic100 This post contains images

Concerts, cruises and exhibits: what’s happening to mark the Titanic’s anniversary?

Commemorations are taking place in Cobh, Belfast, and Southampton to mark the centenary of one of the deadliest maritime disasters in history.

# titanic100 - Friday 13 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

From TheJournal.ie Stunning Titanic graphic novel was seven years in the making Get Off That Ship This post contains images

Stunning Titanic graphic novel was seven years in the making

Irish illustrator reveals his labour of love – a graphic novel that chronicles the experience of photographer Fr Frank Browne on board the doomed ship.

From The Daily Edge 17 bits of tacky Titanic memorabilia Titanic100 This post contains images

17 bits of tacky Titanic memorabilia

From shower curtains to inflatable slides, here are some of the items you may not want to mark the disaster’s 100th anniversary with…

# titanic100 - Thursday 12 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Report: it’s everyone for themselves on sinking ships Chivalry Myth

Report: it’s everyone for themselves on sinking ships

Men are more likely to survive sinking ships than women and children – and captains are more likely to make it than their passengers, according to new research.

# titanic100 - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie This is where the Titanic was at this time exactly 100 years ago Poignant

This is where the Titanic was at this time exactly 100 years ago

Interactive map shows that the ship would have been off the southwestern coast of Ireland, having left Cobh at 1.30pm on this day in 1912.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins to mark 100 years since Titanic left Ireland Titanic100

Michael D Higgins to mark 100 years since Titanic left Ireland

The president will travel to Cobh today, exactly a century after the liner docked there.

From TheJournal.ie The luckiest priest on the Titanic… Titanic100 This post contains videos

The luckiest priest on the Titanic…

Fr Frank Browne left behind one of the most valuable photographic records of the first leg of the Titanic’s maiden voyage. Luckily for him, his Jesuit superior ordered him off the boat at Cobh.

# titanic100 - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

From TheJournal.ie Passenger suffers suspected heart attack on board MS Balmoral Titanic

Passenger suffers suspected heart attack on board MS Balmoral

The man has received medical attention on board the vessel, which has turned back as a “precautionary measure”.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: The Titanic launching from Southampton 10 April, 1912 Titanic100 This post contains images

In pictures: The Titanic launching from Southampton 10 April, 1912

These pictures record the grandeur of the Titanic on the day it began its tragic maiden voyage exactly 100 years ago today.

From The Daily Edge New Titanic movies have some unlikely additions… Titanic100 This post contains videos

New Titanic movies have some unlikely additions…

…George Lucas, JJ Abrams and an updated soundtrack.

From The Daily Edge Is Titanic a true story? Er, yes. Titanic100

Is Titanic a true story? Er, yes.

Some Twitter users have had their #mindblown by news that there was a ship called Titanic and it did actually sink. And they are not the only ones…

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Passengers from ‘Titanic’ cruise stop off in Ireland Titanic100 This post contains images

In pictures: Passengers from ‘Titanic’ cruise stop off in Ireland

They were greeted in Cobh by crowds, music and the ‘Titanic Deals’ discount store…

# titanic100 - Monday 9 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Final moments of the Titanic reconstructed in new animation Titanic100

VIDEO: Final moments of the Titanic reconstructed in new animation

What happened to the huge liner as it went down? This video may offer new insights…

# titanic100 - Saturday 31 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Titanic Belfast opens today – here’s a preview of what to expect Titanic100 This post contains videos

Titanic Belfast opens today – here’s a preview of what to expect

The €120 million Titanic Belfast is due to open today, one hundred years to the day since the doomed ocean liner was completed. Here’s a video preview of what it’s like.

# titanic100 - Monday 26 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie This is what the Titanic looks like today Titanic100

This is what the Titanic looks like today

National Geographic magazine to publish images of the Titanic shot using cutting edge technology as part of a multi-million dollar expedition.

# titanic100 - Monday 19 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 7 ways to mark the Titanic centenary. Some are rather odd. Titanic100

7 ways to mark the Titanic centenary. Some are rather odd.

With the opening of the world’s largest Titanic exhibition in Belfast in two weeks time – TheJournal.ie gives some alternative ideas of how you can remember the tragic Titanic

# titanic100 - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking Titanic100

Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking

Fourteen residents of the small village of Lahardane were on board the Titanic when it sank one hundred years ago next month.

# titanic100 - Friday 9 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The ocean floor pics that show how the Titanic sank Titanic100 This post contains images

The ocean floor pics that show how the Titanic sank

New images show how the exact break-up of the Titanic might now be understood – and whether the ship had a fatal design flaw.

# titanic100 - Thursday 8 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Researchers finish first complete map of Titanic debris site Titanic100

Researchers finish first complete map of Titanic debris site

The ship sank one hundred years ago next month on its maiden voyage across the Atlantic.

# titanic100 - Sunday 26 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Relatives of Titanic victim appeal for help in buying letter at auction Titanic100

Relatives of Titanic victim appeal for help in buying letter at auction

A letter by surgeon John Edward Simpson written just days before the ship sank in April 1912 is to expected to fetch at least $50,000 at the auction later this week – but his descendants want the letter back in Belfast.

# titanic100 - Sunday 1 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Archives show human tragedy and truth behind Titanic sinking Titanic100 This post contains images

Archives show human tragedy and truth behind Titanic sinking

National Library of Ireland resources give Irish perspective on shipping disaster which has its centenary in April this year.

From TheJournal.ie Got €150million to spare? How about 5,000 items from the Titanic… Titanic100

Got €150million to spare? How about 5,000 items from the Titanic…

The treasure trove of personal items and sections of the huge liner’s hull is up for sale – 100 years after the Titanic sank.

# titanic100 - Thursday 27 October, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Letter in a bottle from Titanic victim goes on display Titanic100 This post contains images

Letter in a bottle from Titanic victim goes on display

Jeremiah Burke wrote a goodbye note and threw it overboard in a bottle – a year after his death in the disaster, it washed up near his former home.