This is the admittance ticket I received on a tour of the Titanic Experience in Cobh, County Cork. It’s a copy of the original that was issued to twenty-two year old Katherine Buckley, who drowned during the ship’s tragic sinking. Even though she died all those years ago, she is remembered every time someone is given her ticket, when paying for the guided tour. In a way, she is forever in the ‘now’ and it’s like a memorial to Katherine and those who were the last passengers to board Titanic in Cobh (Queenstown) just before the maiden transatlantic voyage.

If you would like to find out more about Katherine here’s a link.


About Jean Reinhardt

Author of 'A Pocket Full of Shells' an Amazon International best seller, Jean writes young adult and historical fiction. She has been known to shed a tear over Little House on the Prairie.
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18 Responses to Now

  1. Ashley says:

    That is really cool! Thanks for sharing.


  2. mtltechwriter says:

    Katherine Buckley will always be NOW because her short life is frozen in time. Thank you for your very interesting post.

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    • One of her descendants commented on an earlier post I did about Katherine and the Titanic. It’s so touching that even though she didn’t live long enough to have any children, her descendants still remember her.


  3. yhealthy2000 says:

    Some things, people and events never really die…

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  4. Helen Jones says:

    I went to the Titanic exhibition when it visited Melbourne and received a similar ticket. A poignant reminder that these were real people who lost their lives, not just a movie…

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  5. pattimoed says:

    Lovely remembrance. I did not know there was a Titanic exhibit there. Interesting. Another place to visit in Ireland!

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  6. Kashpals says:

    Wow! that is amazing. 🙂

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  7. inesephoto says:

    Thank you for sharing! Many tragedies have happened since, but the story of Titanic has a special place in our heart.

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  8. I’m drawn to these particular tragedies because the Titanic and Lusitania have connections with the area I live in.


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  10. Fascinating to read the summary of finding her. Twenty years old with her entire life ahead of her and reduced to a couple of sentences detailing her most private things.

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  11. So sad, isn’t it?


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