LIVE: Photos and videos from RMS Lusitania Centenary events

Events organised in Cork today marked the centenary of the sinking of the Lusitania by a German U-Boat in 1915.

Make sure you catch up with all the imagery and video content from the Centenary events in Courtmacsherry and Cobh today.

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READ MORE: SPECIAL REPORT: The sinking of RMS Lusitania

A wreath will be placed at the exact site of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania by the RNLI Courtmacsherry Lifeboat.

Over one thousand personalised balloons will be set off by the 13 schools from around the west Cork coast that were visited by the Courtmacsherry Lifeboat Education

Each balloon will bear the name of a Lusitania victim. The balloons will also be released from the Courtmacsherry lifeboat station, Barry’s Point and Butlerstown.

READ MORE: Visitors to Lusitania event in Cobh encouraged to take the train

READ MORE: VIDEO: School friends share family links with ill-fated Lusitania

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