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Memorable Titanic Night at the NYC

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The NYC remembered the sinking of the RMS Titanic last Saturday 14th April with a great evening of reflection, history, song and superb food. Part of the proceeds from the night will be donated to the RNLI.

What made this evening very special was the dinner menu. Seven courses were prepared by our Head Chef, Cormac Healy. These courses were taken from the original eleven courses served to the First Class passengers on the Titanic on the night it sank. The menu is posted below.

The MC for the night was Peter Caviston who presented a host of great entertainment. The night started with Tim Pat Coogan giving a brief history of the Titanic and of the heroic work that the RNLI has done in the past in saving lives at sea.

The packed dining room were entertained by The Brook Singers who started the night with the hymn associated with the Titanic, “Nearer My God to Thee”. Their extensive and varied repertoire entertained the guests during the night.

Bill Golding read a moving account of the sinking of the great ship. Tenor, Simon Morgan, performed some spectacular arias.

The Club’s connection to the ship was also noted when member Basil McAlister recounted how his father worked on the construction of the ship in Belfast.

The entertainment ended with Commodore Paul Barrington presenting Peter Caviston with a unique “White Star” necklace.

A special commissioned NYC medallion featuring the Titanic was offered to all present with donations to go to the RNLI.

This was a truly great night and a fitting remembrance of the tragic sinking of the great ship “Titanic”

Titanic Night Dinner Menu

Photos – Peter Ryan