Addergoole's Titanic Connections

As the 100th anniversary of that fateful day the Titanic sank edges closer (April 15th), our “Titanic Correspondent” Noel Cunningham has lost no time driving the highways and byways of Ireland hearing and recounting stories of Ireland’s Titanic connections. Along with Mooney reporter Katriona McFaddenm, he meets villagers from Laherdaun, and the townland of Addergoole within Laherdaun. Fourteen villagers travelled from Laherdaun, which is at the base of Nephin Mountain, to board the Titanic. Eleven died and three survived. Noel meets Dr Paul Nolan, Chairperson of the Addergoole Titanic Society, in the Titanic Memorial Park. And he meets two nuns, Sr Eithne and Sr Raymond, whose mother Margaret was due to board the Titanic, but missed the boat...


Katriona and Noel meet residents of Addergoole, who relatives were onboard the Titanic


Katriona and Noel meet residents of Addergoole, who relatives were onboard the Titanic


Katriona and Noel meet residents of Addergoole, who relatives were onboard the Titanic


'Mooney' reporter Katriona McFadden talks to Noel Cunningham and Dr Paul Nolan, Chairperson of the Addergoole Titanic Society, in the Titanic Memorial Park


'Mooney' reporter Katriona McFadden talks to Noel Cunningham and Dr Paul Nolan, Chairperson of the Addergoole Titanic Society, in the Titanic Memorial Park


'Mooney' reporter Katriona McFadden talks to Noel Cunningham and Dr Paul Nolan, Chairperson of the Addergoole Titanic Society, in the Titanic Memorial Park


'Mooney' reporter Katriona McFadden talks to Noel Cunningham and Dr Paul Nolan, Chairperson of the Addergoole Titanic Society, in the Titanic Memorial Park


'Mooney' reporter Katriona McFadden talks to Noel Cunningham and Dr Paul Nolan, Chairperson of the Addergoole Titanic Society, in the Titanic Memorial Park


Noel Cunningham in the Titanic Memorial Park