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#Memorial

# memorial - Sunday 9 October, 2016

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 23,567 Views 8 Comments

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

# memorial - Thursday 14 July, 2016

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 17,278 Views 3 Comments

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

# memorial - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

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 8,655 Views 97 Comments

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

# memorial - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

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 17,212 Views 138 Comments

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

# memorial - Friday 3 June, 2016

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 3,873 Views 2 Comments

The world number three is trying to improve his putting.

# memorial - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

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 14,860 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.

# memorial - Thursday 18 February, 2016

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 47,028 Views 20 Comments

A campaign is underway to give them a respectful funeral.

# memorial - Saturday 1 August, 2015

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 9,135 Views 11 Comments

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

# memorial - Sunday 21 June, 2015

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

Bodies of four Berkeley tragedy victims arrive home

Jun 21st 2015, 10:00 PM 89,445 Views 51 Comments

Their families have thanked everyone for their support.

# memorial - Saturday 16 May, 2015

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 8,550 Views 3 Comments

Paídí Ó Sé would have been 60 today.

# memorial - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

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 18,405 Views 97 Comments

“He loved bacon” seems a popular choice.

# memorial - Monday 6 April, 2015

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 12,115 Views 7 Comments

That makes 227 names in total on the Bethany memorial .

# memorial - Friday 13 February, 2015

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 27,151 Views 138 Comments

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

# memorial - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

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 9,832 Views 22 Comments

Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson were killed yesterday.

# memorial - Friday 21 November, 2014

'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 10,736 Views 5 Comments

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

# memorial - Sunday 2 November, 2014

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 14,702 Views 4 Comments

Alice (14) was a talented singer and musician.

# memorial - Friday 10 October, 2014

'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 10,362 Views 13 Comments

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

# memorial - Friday 26 September, 2014

Public memorial details for Ian Paisley announced
# RIP
# RIP

Public memorial details for Ian Paisley announced

Sep 26th 2014, 7:27 AM 5,315 Views 32 Comments

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

# memorial - Sunday 14 September, 2014

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 13,271 Views 45 Comments

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

# memorial - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

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 16,458 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?

# memorial - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

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 9,826 Views 36 Comments

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

# memorial - Sunday 29 June, 2014

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 17,138 Views 95 Comments

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

# memorial - Friday 30 May, 2014

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 10,161 Views 21 Comments

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

# memorial - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

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 11,466 Views 16 Comments

‘Everton remembers, we always will’.

# memorial - Monday 27 January, 2014

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 14,802 Views 171 Comments

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

# memorial - Saturday 25 January, 2014

"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 7,431 Views 36 Comments

Opposition parties in South Africa are demanding an investigation.

# memorial - Monday 13 January, 2014

Israel holds state funeral for Ariel Sharon
# Memorial
# Memorial

Israel holds state funeral for Ariel Sharon

Jan 13th 2014, 10:39 AM 4,882 Views 92 Comments

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

# memorial - Thursday 26 December, 2013

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 5,310 Views 6 Comments

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

# memorial - Thursday 19 December, 2013

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 4,366 Views 24 Comments

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

# memorial - Friday 13 December, 2013

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 4,383 Views 6 Comments

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

# memorial - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

South Africans honour “giant of history”, Madiba
# South Africa
# South Africa

South Africans honour “giant of history”, Madiba

Dec 10th 2013, 11:11 PM 9,481 Views 23 Comments

The life of the Father of the Nation was remembered by a crowd including almost 100 dignitaries in Johannesburg today.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Dec 10th 2013, 8:42 AM 6,116 Views 2 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# memorial - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Permission refused for Garden of Remembrance memorial to abuse victims
# Memorial
# Memorial

Permission refused for Garden of Remembrance memorial to abuse victims

Nov 27th 2013, 12:51 PM 6,057 Views 24 Comments

There were plans in place to have ‘Journey of Light’ erected by 2014.

# memorial - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Bethany survivors to fund €6000 memorial themselves
# Bethany
# Bethany

Bethany survivors to fund €6000 memorial themselves

Nov 3rd 2013, 8:45 AM 6,012 Views 7 Comments

Correspondence about a memorial has been sent to Minister Shatter, who is said to be considering the information.

# memorial - Monday 14 October, 2013

Irish girl dies after being hit by a car in New York
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Irish girl dies after being hit by a car in New York

Oct 14th 2013, 8:35 AM 19,998 Views 11 Comments

Kalie Gill had only recently moved back to New York with her parents.

# memorial - Monday 7 October, 2013

Memorial service for Peggy Mangan held over the weekend
# RIP
# RIP

Memorial service for Peggy Mangan held over the weekend

Oct 7th 2013, 8:58 AM 4,947 Views 7 Comments

The family hopes to set up a foundation in her name to help fund services for missing people and their families.

# memorial - Monday 30 September, 2013

Trust seeking designs for Glasnevin’s 1916 memorial
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Trust seeking designs for Glasnevin’s 1916 memorial

Sep 30th 2013, 4:15 PM 6,657 Views 18 Comments

232 people were buried in a mass grave after the Easter Rising, now a chapel is being planned for that site.

# memorial - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

The coolest workplace memorial you'll see today
# Foreign Currency
# Foreign Currency

The coolest workplace memorial you'll see today

Sep 25th 2013, 10:00 PM 22,272 Views 16 Comments

When a popular member of staff at Blanchardstown Hospital passed away two years ago, his workmates knew how to pay tribute.

# memorial - Monday 23 September, 2013

Tributes paid to Jill Meagher one year on
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Tributes paid to Jill Meagher one year on

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:30 AM 4,568 Views 10 Comments

Melbourne residents have planned a peace march to honour the Irish woman on 29 September.

# memorial - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Defence Forces unveils memorial to Michael Collins
# In Remembrance
# In Remembrance

Defence Forces unveils memorial to Michael Collins

Aug 22nd 2013, 2:40 PM 13,180 Views 98 Comments

On the anniversary of his death, Collins’ grand-niece unveiled the memorial and placed a wreath.