The Commemoration programme is still under preparation but the following provides an overview of what is being planned during the week commencing 8th October 2018. Further information with dates and times are to be confirmed.
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 at 11am, Ecumenical Service at St. Cybi’s Church, Holyhead in remembrance of those lost. Special welcome to family members of those on RMS Leinster. Reading of the ‘Roll of Honour’.
Following on from the service, one minute silence at laying of wreaths and other tributes at the Holyhead War Memorial (Cenotaph). Followed by refreshments and meeting of families at St. Mary’s Church Hall, Holyhead.
Involvement of local schools in projects and other activites
Evening drama performance to include poetry, readings, music and song in remembrance of the tragedy.
Special radio link between amateur radio enthusiasts at Holyhead and Dun Laoghaire using unique call signs incorporating the RMS Leinster designated call sign (MCV).
Free guided tours of Holyhead Maritime Museum and Holyhead Port.
Commemorative evening – programme of talks and performance.
Special RMS Leinster Exhibition, Reception and Refreshments at Holyhead Town Hall.
Commemorative Dinner – entertainment and Commemorative Lecture.