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Titanic letter displayed in Cork
A message in a holy water bottle which was thrown overboard by a Titanic victim while the ship sank has now been donated to a heritage centre in Cork by his family Jeremiah Burke 19 from Glanmire in Cork was given the bottle at the quayside in Cobh by his mother before he set off for the US As the Titanic sank in the early hours of 15 April 1912 he threw the bottle and message into the sea The bottle was washed ashore a year later in Dunkettle only a few miles from his family home