Sorting Letters of the Sea: the RMS Leinster tragedy of 1918

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Thursday 4 October at 2.30pm in Charleville Mall Library.

In October 1918, the mail boat Leinster was sunk, with terrible loss of life, by a German submarine. Amongst those who perished were 21 Post Office staff who sorted the mail on board. This is the particular story of the famous Holyhead mail boats and the men who sorted letters on the sea. This talk is presented by Stephen Ferguson. Free event. Booking required.

Charleville Mall Library

Dublin Festival of History

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