History No.5 – The Lusitania

In Smile FM’s 5th history programme from the Old Clonmel Graveyard in Cobh, Jack Gilmartin recounts to Daphne Spillane many sad stories from the sinking of the RMS Lusitania on the 7th May 1915.

1,198 passengers perished after the ship was struck by a torpedo off the Old Head of Kinsale.