Matt Talbot is born in the tenements of North Strand, Dublin.
City Quay Church opens to serve the dockland workers and seafarers.
Butt Bridge opens, Dublin will not get another new build bridge until the Talbot Memorial.
Matt Talbot pledges not to drink alcohol and turns to God.
The deep water Alexandra Basin opens, taking the shipping business away from the Liffey.
Matt Talbot dies on a Dublin Street.
‘Life of Matt Talbot, a Dublin Labourer’ becomes an inspirational, worldwide bestseller.
On February 7th, the Munster was the first Irish ship to be sunk in World War ll.
On May 2nd, three crew members of the Naomh Garbhan die when a mine, picked up in fishing nets, explodes - the last Irish marine casualties of World War ll.
Oct 3rd, Pope Paul Vl declares Matt Talbot ‘Venerable’, a first step to sainthood.
April, work commences on the Talbot Memorial Bridge.
February 14, The Talbot Memorial Bridge opens.