|9th April 2012: The Balmoral – A visit from the Cruise Liner Balmoral with a welcome and entertainment for all on the Cobh Quayside
9th to 15th April: Stalls and Markets – During the days of this centenary week, like any other week of any other year, visitors and locals alike can mingle around the many shops, restaurants and pubs in this idyllic and unique sea-side town. For this special week, Cobh will also be home to stalls and markets set up in designated areas where visitors can relax and enjoy many styles of food and other things on offer.
11th April 2012: A National Tribute – Exactly 100 years on from when the Titanic arrived in Cork Harbour and the last of the passengers and supplies boarded her, Cobh will play host to a national tribute which will include a ceremony commemorations, Air Corps fly-over and a Navy fleet review.
11th to 14th April 2012: Ireland’s Connection: A series of flagship concerts are scheduled to take place from 7.00pm to 9.00pm from the 11th to the 14th of April. These outdoor concerts which will feature prominent musicians and performers will tell the story of the Titanic’s connection with the island of Ireland through many genres of music.
12th to 13th April 2012:MV Marco Polo – An overnight visit from Cruise & Maritime Voyages MV Marco Polo on her special Titanic cruise, arriving 4.00pm on the 12th of April and departing at 5.00pm on the 13th. A warm welcome and open air entertainment will be provided during their stay.
14th April: National Search and Rescue Display – from the Irish Coast Guard. This display will be held in the afternoon and is a must see for the entire family as it promises to be a search and rescue extravaganza with a difference……….
15th April: Titanic Remembrance Service – An ecumenical church service to mark the 100 year century of the Titanic tragedy will be given in Cobh.
20th -21st April: Two day Titanic Lecture Series: A series of lectures investigating many aspects of the Titanic story. Organised by the University College Cork, this series will deliver lectures by many well-known authors and lecturers including Professor John Wilson Foster. A must for anyone with the urge to receive an academic view on the subject of the Titanic.