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#Memorial

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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 13,023 Views 59 Comments

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

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 11,711 Views 98 Comments

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

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 22,598 Views 99 Comments

Critics called it a “profoundly obvious omission”.

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 5,697 Views 1 Comment

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

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 34,567 Views 236 Comments

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

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 15,161 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 18,112 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.

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 16,093 Views 32 Comments

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

'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 31,784 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 17,616 Views 5 Comments

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

Half a century ago Colin saved a girl from drowning; today he wants to find out what happened to her
# Greystones
# Greystones

Half a century ago Colin saved a girl from drowning; today he wants to find out what happened to her

Oct 9th 2016, 6:20 AM 23,671 Views 8 Comments

Colin Wilde has always wondered what happened to the girl whose life he saved 50 years ago.

Limerick women who perished in 1972 Greek fire to be remembered in special Rhodes ceremony
# RIP
# RIP

Limerick women who perished in 1972 Greek fire to be remembered in special Rhodes ceremony

Jul 14th 2016, 9:00 PM 17,948 Views 3 Comments

The three Irish women were on holidays in Rhodes when they were caught up in the blaze.

Obama asks Americans to "reject despair" after spate of killings
# Dallas Memorial
# Dallas Memorial

Obama asks Americans to "reject despair" after spate of killings

Jul 13th 2016, 7:48 AM 8,686 Views 97 Comments

He was speaking at a memorial for the slain police officers last night.

20 years on: Family, friends and colleagues gather to remember Jerry McCabe
# Remembered
# Remembered

20 years on: Family, friends and colleagues gather to remember Jerry McCabe

Jun 7th 2016, 8:16 AM 17,510 Views 138 Comments

The detective garda was shot dead by the IRA on this day 20 years ago.

Dustin Johnson leads at Memorial Tournament as Rory McIlroy tweaks  grip
# Deejay
From The42
# Deejay

Dustin Johnson leads at Memorial Tournament as Rory McIlroy tweaks grip

Jun 3rd 2016, 9:07 AM 3,888 Views 2 Comments

The world number three is trying to improve his putting.

Karen Buckley memorial to take place in Scotland today
# RIP
# RIP

Karen Buckley memorial to take place in Scotland today

Apr 12th 2016, 6:15 AM 15,006 Views 3 Comments

The Irish nurse was abducted and killed on 12 April 2015, after she vanished following a night out in the Sanctuary nightclub in Glasgow.

Irish twin brothers in London died weeks apart and nobody can find their family
# Next Of Kin
# Next Of Kin

Irish twin brothers in London died weeks apart and nobody can find their family

Feb 18th 2016, 8:26 AM 47,113 Views 20 Comments

A campaign is underway to give them a respectful funeral.

Who's bad? Michael Jackson fans are fighting among themselves for control of a shrine
# Wacko Behaviour
# Wacko Behaviour

Who's bad? Michael Jackson fans are fighting among themselves for control of a shrine

Aug 1st 2015, 10:15 AM 9,177 Views 11 Comments

The conflict has been described locally as a “guerrilla war fuelled by a lot of prosecco”.

Bodies of four Berkeley tragedy victims arrive home
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

Bodies of four Berkeley tragedy victims arrive home

Jun 21st 2015, 10:00 PM 89,524 Views 51 Comments

Their families have thanked everyone for their support.

A life-size statue of a Kerry legend was unveiled earlier today
# Special Occasion
From The42
# Special Occasion

A life-size statue of a Kerry legend was unveiled earlier today

May 16th 2015, 6:41 PM 8,849 Views 3 Comments

Paídí Ó Sé would have been 60 today.

What do you want it to say on your tombstone?
# My Tombstone In 5 Words
# My Tombstone In 5 Words

What do you want it to say on your tombstone?

Apr 7th 2015, 12:17 PM 18,448 Views 97 Comments

“He loved bacon” seems a popular choice.

Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found

Apr 6th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,175 Views 7 Comments

That makes 227 names in total on the Bethany memorial .

Veronica Guerin's family asks for her name to be withdrawn from flyover proposal
# Memorial
# Memorial

Veronica Guerin's family asks for her name to be withdrawn from flyover proposal

Feb 13th 2015, 10:46 PM 27,194 Views 138 Comments

A Sinn Féin councillor asked that the naming be open to public consultation.

The Morning After: Australia remembers heroes of Sydney siege
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

The Morning After: Australia remembers heroes of Sydney siege

Dec 16th 2014, 9:19 AM 9,858 Views 22 Comments

Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson were killed yesterday.

'For the first time in 16 years we were treated the same as Catholics'
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

'For the first time in 16 years we were treated the same as Catholics'

Nov 21st 2014, 1:52 PM 10,761 Views 5 Comments

Mother and baby homes, including one group from a Protestant home, met with Minister James Reilly this month.

Life of murdered teen Alice Gross marked at moving memorial
# London
# London

Life of murdered teen Alice Gross marked at moving memorial

Nov 2nd 2014, 7:51 PM 14,827 Views 4 Comments

Alice (14) was a talented singer and musician.

'Losing three babies is an experience that will stay with me forever'
# Memorial Service
# Memorial Service

'Losing three babies is an experience that will stay with me forever'

Oct 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,400 Views 13 Comments

Parents who have lost children will come together for a remembrance service in Cork this evening.

Public memorial details for Ian Paisley announced
# RIP
# RIP

Public memorial details for Ian Paisley announced

Sep 26th 2014, 7:27 AM 5,332 Views 32 Comments

The DUP founder died earlier this month aged 88. His funeral was strictly a family event.

Memorial to honour six Limerick men who fought in Spanish Civil War
# Gone But Not Forgotten
# Gone But Not Forgotten

Memorial to honour six Limerick men who fought in Spanish Civil War

Sep 14th 2014, 7:30 AM 13,595 Views 47 Comments

The six men joined the International Brigade in its fight with the Republican side against Franco’s army.

What happens to your social media profiles when you pass away?
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

What happens to your social media profiles when you pass away?

Sep 3rd 2014, 12:28 PM 16,473 Views 15 Comments

It’s not something any of us would want to think about, but if the situation arises, what do you do, and can you access them?

UDR memorial removed and replaced with IRA slogan, PSNI investigating it as 'hate crime'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

UDR memorial removed and replaced with IRA slogan, PSNI investigating it as 'hate crime'

Jul 16th 2014, 3:47 PM 9,868 Views 36 Comments

The crosses were removed hours after a memorial service in Castlederg took place.

RTÉ deny they're spending €70,000 on a life-sized Gerry Ryan statue
# Gerry
From The Daily Edge
# Gerry

RTÉ deny they're spending €70,000 on a life-sized Gerry Ryan statue

Jun 29th 2014, 1:47 PM 17,154 Views 95 Comments

They are planning a memorial but the event will be “marked privately”.

Rory McIlroy dropped shots like [insert joke here] at Memorial today
# Triple Double Bogeys
From The42
# Triple Double Bogeys

Rory McIlroy dropped shots like [insert joke here] at Memorial today

May 30th 2014, 5:02 PM 10,177 Views 23 Comments

The world number six needs to find some birdies to salvage his Memorial challenge.

Roberto Martinez made a brilliant and moving speech at today's Hillsborough Memorial service
# Together As One
From The42
# Together As One

Roberto Martinez made a brilliant and moving speech at today's Hillsborough Memorial service

Apr 15th 2014, 5:41 PM 11,499 Views 16 Comments

‘Everton remembers, we always will’.

Holocaust denial is a 'favourite sport' for some, says Shatter
# Anti-Semitism
# Anti-Semitism

Holocaust denial is a 'favourite sport' for some, says Shatter

Jan 27th 2014, 4:21 PM 14,831 Views 171 Comments

The Minister warned against the rise of extreme far right political parties – including UKIP – in a speech last night.

"It's a scandal": Claims Mandela funds were used to print ANC t-shirts
# South Africa
# South Africa

"It's a scandal": Claims Mandela funds were used to print ANC t-shirts

Jan 25th 2014, 4:18 PM 7,455 Views 36 Comments

Opposition parties in South Africa are demanding an investigation.

Israel holds state funeral for Ariel Sharon
# Memorial
# Memorial

Israel holds state funeral for Ariel Sharon

Jan 13th 2014, 10:39 AM 4,908 Views 92 Comments

Later today, Sharon’s body will be taken from the Knesset to his farm in southern Israel for burial.

Service held for British doctor who died in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Service held for British doctor who died in Syria

Dec 26th 2013, 4:31 PM 5,317 Views 6 Comments

Dr Abbas Khan, a father-of-two, was buried in London today.

Enda Kenny and David Cameron to visit World War I memorials in Belgium
# Memorial
# Memorial

Enda Kenny and David Cameron to visit World War I memorials in Belgium

Dec 19th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,383 Views 24 Comments

Enda Kenny is in Belgium to attend the first EU Summit since Ireland’s exit of the bailout.

Bethany Home survivors say Lynch should 'consult a mirror' on facts
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Bethany Home survivors say Lynch should 'consult a mirror' on facts

Dec 13th 2013, 10:35 AM 4,407 Views 6 Comments

The Dáil debated the lack of redress for the survivors this week.