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Belfast trip a Titanic-sized eye-opener - The New York Irish Emgirant
Im standing in the middle of an evergrowing crowd of people a sense of great excitement heightening all around me All of a sudden we are thrown back in time to May 31 1911 I can actually feel what it must have been like for the folks whose lives played out here at this famous shipyard Harland and Wolff birthplace of the Titanic and at the time the largest shipbuilding company in the world A certain sense of expectation continues as Belfast readies itself for its bow on the world stage come April 15 2012 when it will commemorate the hundredth anniversary of that unforgettable human tragedy the sinking of the Titanic on her maiden voyage to New York Never ready to forget the lives lost the lives of those who built Titanic and how it all played out in history Belfast is hard at work readying itself for the event