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# Memorial

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Bethany Home survivors say Lynch should 'consult a mirror' on facts
The Dáil debated the lack of redress for the survivors this week.
South Africans honour “giant of history”, Madiba
The life of the Father of the Nation was remembered by a crowd including almost 100 dignitaries in Johannesburg today.
Permission refused for Garden of Remembrance memorial to abuse victims
There were plans in place to have ‘Journey of Light’ erected by 2014.
Bethany survivors to fund €6000 memorial themselves
Correspondence about a memorial has been sent to Minister Shatter, who is said to be considering the information.
Irish girl dies after being hit by a car in New York
Kalie Gill had only recently moved back to New York with her parents.
Memorial service for Peggy Mangan held over the weekend
The family hopes to set up a foundation in her name to help fund services for missing people and their families.
Trust seeking designs for Glasnevin’s 1916 memorial
232 people were buried in a mass grave after the Easter Rising, now a chapel is being planned for that site.
The coolest workplace memorial you'll see today
When a popular member of staff at Blanchardstown Hospital passed away two years ago, his workmates knew how to pay tribute.
Tributes paid to Jill Meagher one year on
Melbourne residents have planned a peace march to honour the Irish woman on 29 September.
Defence Forces unveils memorial to Michael Collins
On the anniversary of his death, Collins’ grand-niece unveiled the memorial and placed a wreath.
Disability access for Garden of Remembrance to be addressed
A decision on a proposed Journey of Light memorial could pave the way for a universally accessible Garden of Remembrance.
Kuchar grabs Memorial lead, McIlroy 14 strokes back
Meanwhile, Tiger Woods struggled to a 79 to stand 16 strokes off the pace.
Memorial for Irish war heroes erected in South Korea
The monument honours “all those of Irish birth and heritage who fought and died in the service of the United Nations and those civilians of Irish birth and heritage who died side by side with the Korean people 1950-1953″.
Column: I’ll never forget the moment I heard the news of the explosions in my hometown
Boston native, Larry Donnelly reflects on the the horrific events that happened at the Boston Marathon this week, saying he’s been heartened by the expressions of solidarity from countless Irish people who have such a special affinity with the most Irish city in the US.
Magdalene women remembered in vigils in Dublin and Galway
Flowers were laid at the graves and tributes to the women were read out by representatives from various groups.
Remembering the 'silent teachers', those who gave their bodies to science
“She might be gone but think of all the good she will still do” – Gretta Farrell remembers her mother Teresa.
Bethany Home survivors: "They will have to realise we are not going away"
The group representing the survivors said that they will continue to push for redress and a memorial to children at the home buried in unmarked graves.
Family of royal hoax call nurse pay tribute after memorial mass
Jacintha Saldanha’s daughter said the family is “shattered” by the loss and the family home is like “an empty dwelling” without her mother.
Singapore's largest newspaper to introduce pet obituaries
Residents in Singapore generally have large disposable incomes and fewer children.
Man arrested for posting photo of burning poppy on Facebook
The 19-year-old is due to be questioned by police in England today about the photograph of the burning poppy, which was reportedly accompanied by an offensive comment.
Ulster service to celebrate life of 'talented and committed' Nevin Spence
A special memorial service for the 22-year-old will be held at Ulster’s Ravenhill grounds on Sunday afternoon.
Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary
Relatives gathered as they do every year at the site of the World Trade Center attacks as the US president made a low-key appearance at the Pentagon which was also attacked.
Memorial for abuse victims unveiled
‘Journey of Light’ will be erected at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin over the next two years.
Tiger Woods is back up to fourth in the world
It marks a massive improvement for the American after his in the Memorial Tournament at the weekend.
Proud Tiger Woods: "I have a lot of good years ahead of me."
The former world number one was ecstatic after sealing victory at the Memorial Tournament.
More misery for Rory McIlroy as he misses his third cut in a row
With the US Open just two weeks away, the defending champion is in his worst run of form for four years.
VIDEO: Rory McIlroy shoots a quadruple bogey at the Memorial
Just when the defending US Open champion thought his form could not get any worse.
Knuckle down: McIlroy determined to get back on track before US Open defence
‘These two-day weeks aren’t really that good for me.’ Says the Down man.
Thieves steal plaque for boys killed in IRA Warrington bomb
Twelve-year-old Tim Parry and Johnathan Ball aged three died when two bombs exploded in the town in 1993.
In pictures: North Korea's military parade in honour of Kim Jong Il
Commemorative events and a major military parade were held on what would have been the late leader’s 70th birthday.
Whitney Houston's funeral planned for church where she first sang
The invitation-only memorial service will be held on Saturday.
In pictures: Famous death masks
A series of deaths masks for commemorating the powerful and famous, from monarchs to musicians.
Welsh FA announces details of Gary Speed memorial match
Wales will pay tribute to the former manager with a game against Costa Rica on 29 February.
Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead?
More than 50,000 Irish people died in the First and Second World Wars. Should we wear the poppy to commemorate them?
Memorial to Martin Luther King unveiled in Washington DC
US President Barack Obama addressed the crowd during the ceremonial event, held to dedicate the memorial properly.
California declares today to be Steve Jobs Day
A memorial service will be held in Jobs’ memory at Stanford University this evening, while Californians will celebrate in honour of the Apple co-founder.
In pictures: Emotional memorial at Ground Zero
Images from the emotional ceremony held at the National September 11 Memorial in New York today.
USA plan 9/11 remembrance before Ireland opener
US coach Eddie O’Sullivan says his team will need no motivation on Sunday.
9/11 on the web - the virtual memorials
Celebrity pledges to do good, portraits of 9/11 rescuers and rescue dogs, flag tributes and a ‘living museum’ app – some of the ways the September tragedy is remembered online.