was hit by a torpedo off the south coast of Ireland yesterday.The famous Cunard Steamship Company ship was eight miles off the Old Head of Kinsale in Co.“We knew there would be some backlash,” Connolly said.“We do a lot of heavy rock festivals but we struggled with those.Many were dazed and in shock, as well as shivering from the dampness of their clothing.
“They either love the song or they hate the song.” Connolly, sitting in front of a fireplace in the lobby of the Hotel Nelligan in Old Montreal, takes comfort in knowing the song is polarizing. Mainstream Rock Songs chart for three weeks and earned a nomination for Rock Song of the Year at the i Heart Radio Music Awards, which will be handed out on March 11. I was bored and sitting around,” Connolly said of the song’s origins.
The rescue effort A wireless message from the was received in Queenstown harbour at 2.15pm asking for assistance.
All available tugs and steam trawlers set out immediately to rescue as many passengers as possible.
Cork, en route for Liverpool from New York, when it was torpedoed by a German submarine shortly after 2pm.
The torpedo exploded inside the ship and sent fumes all over.