Full steam ahead Captain!

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Members of the organising committee of the Matthew Sadlier Memorial Weekend in Mohill, Michael Kelly and Tom Owens are pictured on board a replica of the RMS Titanic. Matthew Sadlier, aged 19, from Clooncoo, Lough Rynn, Mohill perished on the ill-fated ship which sunk on its maiden voyage in the North Atlantic on April 15, 1912.

Members of the organising committee of the Matthew Sadlier Memorial Weekend in Mohill, Michael Kelly and Tom Owens are pictured on board a replica of the RMS Titanic. Matthew Sadlier, aged 19, from Clooncoo, Lough Rynn, Mohill perished on the ill-fated ship which sunk on its maiden voyage in the North Atlantic on April 15, 1912.

The weekend proved to be a huge success with memorials unveiled at his homeplace and in Mohill town. See pages 16 & 17 of this week’s Leitrim Observer for more pictures. Photo by Willie Donnellan.