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Last Sunday saw the launch of a week of events to rememeber the Addergoole 14 and our picture, taken by Henry Wills, shows Frankie Gibbons as John Bourke, Paul Canavan as his grand-uncle Pat Canavan, and Kenneth Burke as James Flynn, pictured outside Leo Doherty’s Shop in Castlebar - the site of Durcan’s Shop where the men purchased their Titanic tickets.

Mayo this week remembers its native sons and daughters who lost their lives when the Titanic sank 100 years ago on April 15, 1912. Last Sunday saw the launch of a week of events to rememeber the Addergoole 14 and our picture, taken by Henry Wills, shows Frankie Gibbons as John Bourke, Paul Canavan as his grand-uncle Pat Canavan, and Kenneth Burke as James Flynn, pictured outside Leo Doherty’s Shop in Castlebar - the site of Durcan’s Shop where the men purchased their Titanic tickets. 

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