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Episode 2

A Kist o Wurds, Series 29 Episode 2 of 15

27 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 08 April 2012

Kist finds out about Lisnamore man, James McGrady, First Class Steward on Titanic - whose body was the last recovered from the sea in April 2012.

  • Series 29 Episode 2

    This week's Kist o Wurds commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the loss of RMS Titanic with a special poem.

    Ballymoney poet, Willie Laverty wrote 'The Boy frae Lisnamore' to tell the story of James McGrady, First Class Saloon Steward on Titanic. McGrady came from Lisnamore in County Down and his body was the last to be recovered from the sea. He is buried in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

    This programme was produced by Karl Walker and Andy Mattison for Blackthorn Productions. If you have any comments, please email the production team at kist@bbc.co.uk or telephone 028 9033 8435.

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