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# memorial - Saturday 13 March, 2021

New Zealand marks two years since Christchurch mosque killings
# Memorial
# Memorial

New Zealand marks two years since Christchurch mosque killings

Mar 13th 2021, 7:21 AM 8,420 Views 0 Comments

Several hundred people gathered at the Christchurch Arena for a remembrance service that was also livestreamed.

# memorial - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Japan falls silent to mark decade since tsunami disaster
# Memorial
# Memorial

Japan falls silent to mark decade since tsunami disaster

Mar 11th 2021, 7:07 AM 8,647 Views 6 Comments

A minute’s silence was observed across the country at 2.46 pm local time, the precise moment a 9.0 magnitude quake hit.

# memorial - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Families remember loved ones lost to Stardust fire on 40th anniversary
# Memorial
# Memorial

Families remember loved ones lost to Stardust fire on 40th anniversary

Feb 14th 2021, 4:24 PM 16,352 Views 31 Comments

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the fire at the Stardust nightclub in Dublin where 48 young people died.

# memorial - Monday 25 January, 2021

'It was like a jail': What should become of Ireland's last Magdalene Laundry?
# Sean Mcdermott Street
# Sean Mcdermott Street

'It was like a jail': What should become of Ireland's last Magdalene Laundry?

Jan 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 39,343 Views 49 Comments

It was the last laundry in the State to close in 1996 and has become a focal point for potential memorialisation.

# memorial - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Holocaust victims and survivors remembered in online commemoration ceremony
# Memorial
# Memorial

Holocaust victims and survivors remembered in online commemoration ceremony

Jan 24th 2021, 7:14 PM 15,975 Views 45 Comments

A digital broadcast from the Mansion House heard from Ireland’s last two Holocaust survivors, Tomi Reichental and Suzi Diamond.

# memorial - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Family and friends offer tributes to George Nkencho at memorial
# Memorial
# Memorial

Family and friends offer tributes to George Nkencho at memorial

Jan 10th 2021, 6:27 PM 53,203 Views 0 Comments

A memorial for the 27-year-old was held near his home in west Dublin.

# memorial - Monday 20 July, 2020

Jon Rahm overtakes Rory McIlroy for No 1 ranking with Memorial win
# Memorial
From The42
# Memorial

Jon Rahm overtakes Rory McIlroy for No 1 ranking with Memorial win

Jul 20th 2020, 7:46 AM 5,144 Views 4 Comments

The three-shot victory was the Spaniard’s fourth on the PGA Tour.

# memorial - Saturday 20 June, 2020

President to hold memorial service for Detective Garda Colm Horkan as funeral takes place tomorrow
# Funeral
# Funeral

President to hold memorial service for Detective Garda Colm Horkan as funeral takes place tomorrow

Jun 20th 2020, 7:41 PM 25,795 Views 0 Comments

Detective Garda Colm Horkan (49) was shot dead on Wednesday night in the town of Castlerea.

# memorial - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial

Jun 4th 2020, 9:20 PM 12,303 Views 92 Comments

Civil rights activists and politicians gathered at the memorial for George Floyd, whose death has sparked protests across the US.

# memorial - Monday 24 February, 2020

Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant
# Memorial
From The42
# Memorial

Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant

Feb 24th 2020, 10:51 PM 4,409 Views 0 Comments

Shaquille O’Neal also spoke while Beyonce performed at a memorial event held at the Staples Centre.

# memorial - Friday 4 October, 2019

Cervical cancer campaigner Emma Mhic Mhathuna to be honoured on first anniversary
# Flowers For Emma
# Flowers For Emma

Cervical cancer campaigner Emma Mhic Mhathuna to be honoured on first anniversary

Oct 4th 2019, 3:24 PM 35,041 Views 7 Comments

Emma was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016.

# memorial - Sunday 25 August, 2019

'Ghosts in their own country': Government accused of 'wall of silence' over Tuam babies
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

'Ghosts in their own country': Government accused of 'wall of silence' over Tuam babies

Aug 25th 2019, 7:16 PM 16,364 Views 68 Comments

Survivors and family members of the dead babies gathered at the site today.

# memorial - Monday 3 June, 2019

Police investigate hate crime at Warrenpoint memorial dedicated to 18 British soldiers
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Police investigate hate crime at Warrenpoint memorial dedicated to 18 British soldiers

Jun 3rd 2019, 1:01 PM 15,076 Views 47 Comments

Ulster Unionist Councillor of Newry David Taylor said that it was “another disgusting attack” on the memorial.

Cantlay rallies to clinch Memorial with record final round display as Woods finishes in top 10
# Top Of The Tree
From The42
# Top Of The Tree

Cantlay rallies to clinch Memorial with record final round display as Woods finishes in top 10

Jun 3rd 2019, 12:34 AM 5,116 Views 4 Comments

The 27-year-old’s bogey-free effort was the best final round by a winner in the history of the Jack Nicklaus-hosted tournament.

# memorial - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Memorial service plans for Trinity professor who went missing on Everest announced
# Seamus Lawless
# Seamus Lawless

Memorial service plans for Trinity professor who went missing on Everest announced

May 25th 2019, 1:00 PM 17,469 Views 14 Comments

The family called off the search for Seamus Lawless yesterday evening.

# memorial - Saturday 16 February, 2019

'Senseless. Stupid. Ignorant': Karl Marx memorial in London vandalised for second time this month
# HIGHGATE CEMETERY
# HIGHGATE CEMETERY

'Senseless. Stupid. Ignorant': Karl Marx memorial in London vandalised for second time this month

Feb 16th 2019, 7:13 PM 28,838 Views 70 Comments

Red paint was thrown over the tomb of the 19th century philosopher.

# memorial - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'I can’t imagine a worse death, between drowning and burning:' 40 years after the Whiddy Island disaster
# Memorial
# Memorial

'I can’t imagine a worse death, between drowning and burning:' 40 years after the Whiddy Island disaster

Jan 8th 2019, 6:15 AM 41,018 Views 8 Comments

The Memorial Service for the 51 people who died will be held at St Finbarr’s Church at 11am today.

# memorial - Monday 10 December, 2018

'A reminder of our struggle': New campaign for permanent Irish AIDS memorial
# Remembrance
# Remembrance

'A reminder of our struggle': New campaign for permanent Irish AIDS memorial

Dec 10th 2018, 6:30 AM 11,621 Views 20 Comments

Similar memorials are in place elsewhere around the globe in Toronto, New York City and Durban, South Africa.

# memorial - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Call for permanent war memorial in Dublin city as Hauntings Soldier is removed
# Stephen's Green
# Stephen's Green

Call for permanent war memorial in Dublin city as Hauntings Soldier is removed

Nov 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 18,057 Views 32 Comments

The World War I sculpture, which was on temporary display in Stephen’s Green, was vandalised last week.

# memorial - Friday 26 October, 2018

US gay student Matthew Shepard laid to rest 20 years after murder
# Memorial
# Memorial

US gay student Matthew Shepard laid to rest 20 years after murder

Oct 26th 2018, 10:45 PM 23,800 Views 30 Comments

Shepard was lured away from a bar in October 1998 by two young men pretending to be gay.

# memorial - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'America was always great': McCain memorial tributes echo with criticism of Trump
# Memorial
# Memorial

'America was always great': McCain memorial tributes echo with criticism of Trump

Updated Sep 1st 2018, 7:02 PM 20,460 Views 61 Comments

Barack Obama and George W Bush are among those speaking about the senator during today’s service.

# memorial - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Joe Biden eulogises late friend John McCain as 'giant among all of us'
# Memorial
# Memorial

Joe Biden eulogises late friend John McCain as 'giant among all of us'

Aug 30th 2018, 10:05 PM 18,276 Views 40 Comments

John McCain’s remains will lie in state in the US Capitol tomorrow, followed by a funeral service on Saturday.

# memorial - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Final farewells to John McCain as former US senator lies in state
# Arizona
# Arizona

Final farewells to John McCain as former US senator lies in state

Aug 29th 2018, 7:25 AM 12,844 Views 19 Comments

A private ceremony will be held this morning at the Arizona State Capitol Museum rotunda, where McCain will lie in state.

# memorial - Friday 17 August, 2018

Garda probe after memorial to Mayo murder victim vandalised
# Mayo
# Mayo

Garda probe after memorial to Mayo murder victim vandalised

Aug 17th 2018, 7:43 PM 37,840 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí are investigating.

# memorial - Friday 6 July, 2018

Tuam: Ex-residents and families want further excavation and DNA analysis
# Public Consultation
# Public Consultation

Tuam: Ex-residents and families want further excavation and DNA analysis

Jul 6th 2018, 3:49 PM 8,737 Views 27 Comments

Galway County Council received 799 written submissions on what to do with the Tuam site where a mass grave was found.

# memorial - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Magdalene Laundries: 'Memorial needed for women detained under heartless, vicious regime'
# Honour Magdalenes
# Honour Magdalenes

Magdalene Laundries: 'Memorial needed for women detained under heartless, vicious regime'

Apr 15th 2018, 6:00 PM 16,923 Views 78 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald argues work should begin on a memorial on the site of the Sean McDermott St Laundry.

# memorial - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Irish famine memorial in New York reopens to public after $5 million dollar renovation
# Manhattan
# Manhattan

Irish famine memorial in New York reopens to public after $5 million dollar renovation

Mar 7th 2018, 8:54 AM 21,707 Views 58 Comments

It features stones imported from all 32 counties.

# memorial - Monday 18 December, 2017

Dublin City Council assures there will be a memorial on Magdalene home site
# Sean Mcdermott Street
# Sean Mcdermott Street

Dublin City Council assures there will be a memorial on Magdalene home site

Dec 18th 2017, 11:05 PM 9,203 Views 13 Comments

The site on Sean McDermott Street is expected to be sold to a Japanese hotel chain.

# memorial - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Nelson Mandela family 'dismayed' by €18m funeral corruption claims
# Corruption
# Corruption

Nelson Mandela family 'dismayed' by €18m funeral corruption claims

Dec 14th 2017, 1:13 PM 26,303 Views 22 Comments

Mandela died on 5 December 2013 aged 95.

# memorial - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo
# Poppies
# Poppies

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Nov 4th 2017, 6:10 PM 25,066 Views 112 Comments

Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.

# memorial - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Holocaust survivor plants Irish oak tree at Russborough House
# Memorial
# Memorial

Holocaust survivor plants Irish oak tree at Russborough House

Oct 28th 2017, 6:31 AM 12,981 Views 59 Comments

The Irish oak tree was planted to remember the 1.5 million Jewish children who died in the Holocaust.

# memorial - Monday 9 October, 2017

Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine
# Speech
# Speech

Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine

Oct 9th 2017, 2:04 PM 11,667 Views 98 Comments

President Higgins is on the third day of his week-long State visit to Australia.

# memorial - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people
# Oversight
# Oversight

Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people

Oct 5th 2017, 3:00 PM 22,556 Views 99 Comments

Critics called it a “profoundly obvious omission”.

# memorial - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

No one can get their heads around this town's... interesting memorial to Princess Diana
# Lady Di
From The Daily Edge
# Lady Di

No one can get their heads around this town's... interesting memorial to Princess Diana

Sep 12th 2017, 7:39 PM 5,679 Views 1 Comment

Someone call Neil Buchanan! There’s been an Art Attack.

# memorial - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major
# Major Dick Dowling
# Major Dick Dowling

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major

Aug 19th 2017, 6:09 PM 34,501 Views 236 Comments

Shaun Cunniffe said that the plaque should be removed to a museum so that people can discuss the issues around it.

# memorial - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy'
# Heather Heyer
# Heather Heyer

Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy'

Aug 16th 2017, 6:13 PM 15,135 Views 112 Comments

Hundreds gathered for a memorial of Heather Heyer, who was killed after a white supremacist rammed a car into protesters.

'I'm disgusted, horrified': Vandals damage memorial to Carrickmines fire victims
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

'I'm disgusted, horrified': Vandals damage memorial to Carrickmines fire victims

Aug 16th 2017, 12:35 PM 18,075 Views 60 Comments

A local councillor said family members of the victims have only recently moved into their new accommodation, which is near the site of the tragedy.

# memorial - Friday 28 July, 2017

Monument unveiled in honour of two gardaí killed in 1980 Roscommon bank robbery
# Ballaghaderreen
# Ballaghaderreen

Monument unveiled in honour of two gardaí killed in 1980 Roscommon bank robbery

Jul 28th 2017, 10:37 PM 15,941 Views 32 Comments

The shooting dead of the two young officers shocked the nation at the time.

# memorial - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'They died as heroes': Tributes for men killed after intervening in racist incident on a train
# Oregon
# Oregon

'They died as heroes': Tributes for men killed after intervening in racist incident on a train

May 28th 2017, 1:12 PM 31,752 Views 42 Comments

A man shouted anti-Muslim slurs at two girls, then stabbed the two men who intervened to death.

'A local man. A hero. A friend' -Locals plan lasting memorial for missing Coast Guard crewman
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

'A local man. A hero. A friend' -Locals plan lasting memorial for missing Coast Guard crewman

May 28th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,484 Views 5 Comments

A memorial plaque will be unveiled for Rescue 116′s Paul Ormsby in his home town of Ballyfermot.

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