The most famous ship in the world – the one that couldn’t sink. Built in Belfast in Northern Ireland, she set sail in 1912 for Southampton, before proceeding to Cherbourg and on to Cobh which was her last port of call. 7 people disembarked and 123 got on board for the fateful voyage. Titanic is a ship that continues to hold the world’s imagination, a ship that has spawned movies, books, songs and conspiracy theories.
When visiting Cork make sure to visit www.titanicexperiencecobh.ie and discover the story of those that lived and those that didn’t. Next door to The Titanic Experience is The Queenstown Story which is also worth a visit and make sure if you have time to pick up the Titanic Walking Tour which is fascinating.