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Last Updated: Wednesday April 13 2011 14:10 GMT

100 year anniversary of the launch of the Titanic

Hayley in Belfast where the Titanic first set sail in 1911

100 years since Titanic set sail

It was 100 years ago that the Titanic, the largest passenger ship ever made at the time, was launched in Belfast where it was built.

The ship didn't make its doomed voyage from Southampton to New York until the following year, 1912.

To mark the anniversary the people of Belfast are having a massive celebration.

The commemoration begins at City Hall with photographs remembering the Titanic and all those who built it.

Click on the clip above the story to see Hayley meeting a lady whose grandfather helped build the Titanic, and who sadly lost his life on its doomed voyage to the USA.