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EYE WITNESS: ‘No matter about the dead ones, pick up the live ones’

Posted 05/05/2015

Mr Howard, who was involved in the rescue efforts, recalls the scenes after the sinking of the Lusitania. Courtesy of the RTÉ Archives.

The holding image shows people struggling in the water after the ship went down. (Image: Illustrated London News [London, News], 15 May 1915)

Century Ireland

The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.