Bandsmen on parade in Cobh, looking towards the Lusitania Peace Memorial and St Colman's Cathedral (Photo: Centenary News)

Lusitania Centenary: More pictures of the event in Cobh

Posted on on 08 May 2015
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Here are more Centenary News photos of the remembrance events in Cobh on May 7th 2015 - 100 years after the Lusitania was sunk off the Irish coast.

Irish naval guard-of-honour at the Lusitania monument

President Michael D. Higgins inspects the guard-of-honour at the start of the commemorations.

The Irish President's wreath, and those laid by representatives of Britain, Germany, the United States & Cunard at the Lusitania monument.

Crowds listening to President Higgins' speech on the promenade, with the Cunard liner Queen Victoria docked in the background.

Guard-of-honour at the Lusitania monument, looking towards Cobh harbour and the former Cunard wharf.

Haylee Cole, from Sydney, lays a wreath on behalf of her family at the memorial. Haylee's great grandmother, Gertrude Adams survived the disaster. But Gertrude's two-year-old daughter, Joan, died (Photo: Haylee Cole)

The Lusitania centenary commemorations close with an illumuninated flotilla of small boats sailing through Cobh harbour