Titanic anniversary: the Irish village where the suffering still runs deep

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Feb 22, 2012
At precisely 220am on 15 April every year a church bell is rung in the tiny County Mayo parish of Addergoole on the west coast of Ireland As the sound echoes across the slopes of Nephin mountain and the surrounding boglands residents gather in the churchyard to remember the night that changed the parish for ever It was at this exact time that RMS Titanic disappeared into the inky waters of the Atlantic The parish was then home to just a few hundred people but 14 of them were on boar | guardian.co.uk


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