The Sinking of the R.M.S. Leinster
 

Commemoration


100th - 2018

October 10th, 2018 will mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the R.M.S. Leinster. Plans are underway for a commemoration ceremony. If you would like to be included in communications please contact us at: info@rmsleinster.com

Check the 100th Commemoration section for more information.


90th - 2008


90th Commemoratoin video

Video: 90th anniversary commemoration ceremony - October 10th, 2008

Commemorative postage stamp

On 30 May 2008 An Post (The Irish Post Office) issued a stamp to commemorate the sinking.  For information, see page 13 on the following link:
http://www.irishstamps.ie/IrishStamps/downloads/CollectorsNewsIssue23.pdf

2008 An Post commemorative stamp
2008 An Post stamp


85th - 2003


In late 2002 a small group of people in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland and Holyhead, Anglesey,

10 October 2003 Commemorations on board the L.E. Aoife at the site of the R.M.S. Leinster wreck.
10 October 2003 Commemorations on board the L.E. Aoife at the site of the R.M.S. Leinster wreck.

Wales decided that those who died on the Leinster had been forgotten for too long. Calling themselves The Friends of the Leinster, they planned to mark the 85th anniversary of the sinking in 2003 with remembrance services on both sides of the Irish Sea. It was decided that commemorations would be held at Dun Laoghaire on 10 October and at Holyhead on 12 October.

Check the 85th Commemoration section for more information.

 


 

line

 

 

 

 

Home       The Sinking        Commemoration       Poetry & Song       Casualties       More Information       Contact