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There's something distinctly unsavoury about the way that all and sundry are trying to make a quick buck from the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic, writes Jennifer O'Connell.

14th April, 2012
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'For decades, there was a sense of shame in Belfast that the Titanic had been designed and built there.'

One hundred years ago this morning, a ship hit an iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland, and more than 1,500 people died. And if that's not an excuse to get your child's face painted, drag them along to a Boat Making Art workshop or croon with Olly Murs at an MTV Titanic Sounds music festival, then I don't know what is.

No, really. Go ahead - down that Gin and Titonic, with ice cubes shaped like...

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