On Sunday 7 October the National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Haigh Terrace, Dun Laoghaire,  hosted a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate on ‘The sinking of the RMS Leinster and the war at sea’. Just before 10am on 10 October 1918, east of the Kish Bank, two torpedoes fired by the German submarine UB-123 struck the 2,640-ton packet…

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