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# Memorial

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# Dennis Hutchings
Family of Troubles victim call for removal of memorial to British soldier who died while facing trial
Dennis Hutchings died last year while on trial for the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham.
# Memorial
South Dublin County Council honours former Health Minister Dr Noel Browne
Browne helped to rid Ireland of tuberculosis.
# Golf
Bright first rounds for Lowry and McIlroy leaves them well placed at the Memorial
Cameron Young and Cameron Smith amongst the early leaders.
# appearance
Prince Andrew in first public appearance since settling sex abuse civil suit
He accompanied his mother to a memorial for Prince Philip.
# 50TH ANNIVERSARY
'A terrible atrocity': Thousands attend Bloody Sunday memorial to remember victims
Several events are taking place in Derry to commemorate victims on the 50th anniversary of the massacre.
Relatives of those killed and injured on Bloody Sunday attended a remembrance walk to honour those who died
Micheál Martin took part in the remembrance walk and laid a wreath at a ceremony held afterwards
President Higgins will later say the tragic events of 50 years ago today "reverberated across this island and around the world"
Bloody Sunday 50: The long and continuing fight for justice
Bloody Sunday took music out of our house, brother of victim says
# Derry
Michael D Higgins, Micheál Martin and Jeremy Corbyn to feature in Bloody Sunday commemorations
Micheál Martin will lay a wreath at the memorial to the victims of the tragedy.
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# Moscow
'An attack on civil society': Court shuts down another human rights group in Russia
Russian authorities have in recent months mounted pressure on rights groups, media outlets and journalists, naming dozens as foreign agents.
# removed
Hong Kong universities remove more Tiananmen Square memorials
A statue and a plaque were taken down at two universities as the Chinese government continued its efforts to erase memories of the 1989 revolt.
# Itinerary
Biden to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 at three memorial sites
Next Saturday’s anniversary falls less than two weeks after the end of the nearly two decade-long US war in Afghanistan.
# Bavaria
Memorial held for victims of knife attack in Germany
Three women were killed in the incident in Wuerzburg on Friday.
# Memorial
New Zealand marks two years since Christchurch mosque killings
Several hundred people gathered at the Christchurch Arena for a remembrance service that was also livestreamed.
# Memorial
Japan falls silent to mark decade since tsunami disaster
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
Families remember loved ones lost to Stardust fire on 40th anniversary
Today marks the 40th anniversary of the fire at the Stardust nightclub in Dublin where 48 young people died.
# sean mcdermott street
'It was like a jail': What should become of Ireland's last Magdalene Laundry?
It was the last laundry in the State to close in 1996 and has become a focal point for potential memorialisation.
# Memorial
Holocaust victims and survivors remembered in online commemoration ceremony
A digital broadcast from the Mansion House heard from Ireland’s last two Holocaust survivors, Tomi Reichental and Suzi Diamond.
# Memorial
Family and friends offer tributes to George Nkencho at memorial
A memorial for the 27-year-old was held near his home in west Dublin.
# Memorial
Jon Rahm overtakes Rory McIlroy for No 1 ranking with Memorial win
The three-shot victory was the Spaniard’s fourth on the PGA Tour.
# Funeral
President to hold memorial service for Detective Garda Colm Horkan as funeral takes place tomorrow
Detective Garda Colm Horkan (49) was shot dead on Wednesday night in the town of Castlerea.
# black lives matter
Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial
Civil rights activists and politicians gathered at the memorial for George Floyd, whose death has sparked protests across the US.
# Memorial
Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant
Shaquille O’Neal also spoke while Beyonce performed at a memorial event held at the Staples Centre.
# Flowers for Emma
Cervical cancer campaigner Emma Mhic Mhathuna to be honoured on first anniversary
Emma was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016.
# mother and baby home
'Ghosts in their own country': Government accused of 'wall of silence' over Tuam babies
Survivors and family members of the dead babies gathered at the site today.
# The Troubles
Police investigate hate crime at Warrenpoint memorial dedicated to 18 British soldiers
Ulster Unionist Councillor of Newry David Taylor said that it was “another disgusting attack” on the memorial.
# Top Of The Tree
Cantlay rallies to clinch Memorial with record final round display as Woods finishes in top 10
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.
# Seamus Lawless
Memorial service plans for Trinity professor who went missing on Everest announced
The family called off the search for Seamus Lawless yesterday evening.
# HIGHGATE CEMETERY
'Senseless. Stupid. Ignorant': Karl Marx memorial in London vandalised for second time this month
Red paint was thrown over the tomb of the 19th century philosopher.
# Memorial
'I can’t imagine a worse death, between drowning and burning:' 40 years after the Whiddy Island disaster
The Memorial Service for the 51 people who died will be held at St Finbarr’s Church at 11am today.
# Remembrance
'A reminder of our struggle': New campaign for permanent Irish AIDS memorial
Similar memorials are in place elsewhere around the globe in Toronto, New York City and Durban, South Africa.
# Stephen's Green
Call for permanent war memorial in Dublin city as Hauntings Soldier is removed
The World War I sculpture, which was on temporary display in Stephen’s Green, was vandalised last week.
# Memorial
US gay student Matthew Shepard laid to rest 20 years after murder
Shepard was lured away from a bar in October 1998 by two young men pretending to be gay.
# Memorial
'America was always great': McCain memorial tributes echo with criticism of Trump
Barack Obama and George W Bush are among those speaking about the senator during today’s service.
# Memorial
Joe Biden eulogises late friend John McCain as 'giant among all of us'
John McCain’s remains will lie in state in the US Capitol tomorrow, followed by a funeral service on Saturday.
# Arizona
Final farewells to John McCain as former US senator lies in state
A private ceremony will be held this morning at the Arizona State Capitol Museum rotunda, where McCain will lie in state.
# Mayo
Garda probe after memorial to Mayo murder victim vandalised
Gardaí are investigating.
# public consultation
Tuam: Ex-residents and families want further excavation and DNA analysis
Galway County Council received 799 written submissions on what to do with the Tuam site where a mass grave was found.
Voices
Magdalene Laundries: 'Memorial needed for women detained under heartless, vicious regime'
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald argues work should begin on a memorial on the site of the Sean McDermott St Laundry.
# Manhattan
Irish famine memorial in New York reopens to public after $5 million dollar renovation
It features stones imported from all 32 counties.
# sean mcdermott street
Dublin City Council assures there will be a memorial on Magdalene home site
The site on Sean McDermott Street is expected to be sold to a Japanese hotel chain.
# Corruption
Nelson Mandela family 'dismayed' by €18m funeral corruption claims
Mandela died on 5 December 2013 aged 95.
# Poppies
Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo
Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.