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# remembering - 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 16,459 Views 31 Comments

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

# remembering - Saturday 27 January, 2018

'I think about the guy every single day' - Peter Stringer pays emotional tribute to Anthony Foley
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From The42
# Remembering

'I think about the guy every single day' - Peter Stringer pays emotional tribute to Anthony Foley

Jan 27th 2018, 2:46 PM 10,785 Views 10 Comments

The former Ireland scrum-half also says he wants to continue playing rugby after celebrating his 40th birthday.

# remembering - Monday 20 March, 2017

'They’d put me in a room with nothing to eat and no windows. Then they would cut my hair to the bone'
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

'They’d put me in a room with nothing to eat and no windows. Then they would cut my hair to the bone'

Mar 20th 2017, 6:10 AM 135,525 Views 107 Comments

A survivor returned this week to the Magdalene Laundry where she had been forced to spend her youth.

# remembering - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

'My mam was the life and soul of every room she walked into. She always made things better'
# RIP
# RIP

'My mam was the life and soul of every room she walked into. She always made things better'

Dec 23rd 2015, 7:30 PM 310 Views 15 Comments

My mam, Paula, was diagnosed with cancer in 1999. I was four years old when she explained to me that her hair was going to fall out because of chemotherapy, writes Amy Mulvaney.

# remembering - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

This haunting installation - using 556 baby vests - had people talking in Dublin today
# Remembering
# Remembering

This haunting installation - using 556 baby vests - had people talking in Dublin today

Jul 8th 2015, 9:42 PM 30,050 Views 43 Comments

In case you were wondering, here’s what it was all about…

# remembering - Monday 7 April, 2014

20 Years On: Rwandans learn to live beside the men who killed their children
# Let The Devil Sleep
# Let The Devil Sleep

20 Years On: Rwandans learn to live beside the men who killed their children

Apr 7th 2014, 5:03 PM 27,825 Views 20 Comments

Today, survivors and perpetrators come together to learn how to live side by side so their country can move towards reconciliation.

# remembering - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Louth GAA club to mark anniversary of Detective Adrian Donohoe's death with candlelight walk
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Louth GAA club to mark anniversary of Detective Adrian Donohoe's death with candlelight walk

Jan 22nd 2014, 2:34 PM 8,911 Views 13 Comments

Donohoe was shot dead on January 25th last year during a robbery at the Lordship Credit Union.

# remembering - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Dun Laoghaire RNLI hold ceremony to remember those lost at sea
# Remembering
# Remembering

Dun Laoghaire RNLI hold ceremony to remember those lost at sea

Dec 22nd 2013, 11:30 AM 5,413 Views 6 Comments

The Christmas Eve ceremony is a tradition to remember the 15 volunteers who died on Christmas Eve 1895.

# remembering - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Column: I’ll never forget the moment I heard the news of the explosions in my hometown
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I’ll never forget the moment I heard the news of the explosions in my hometown

Apr 21st 2013, 8:15 AM 227 Views 7 Comments

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.

# remembering - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Column: I’m running in the London marathon and I’m proud I’ll be able to pay my respect to the Boston runners
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I’m running in the London marathon and I’m proud I’ll be able to pay my respect to the Boston runners

Apr 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 32 Views 33 Comments

Jenny Conlon says it’s difficult to understand why an event of achievement like the Boston Marathon would be targeted in such a way. Training for a marathon is one of the most challenging things you can do and it makes you realise that life is for living, she writes.

# remembering - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

James Bulger's Dad talks about the pain that will not heal
# Remembering
# Remembering

James Bulger's Dad talks about the pain that will not heal

Feb 12th 2013, 10:46 AM 10,946 Views 39 Comments

On the 20th anniversary of his son’s death, Ralph Bulger reveals he drank heavily for years to try and dull the pain.

# remembering - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Column: ‘Surely it’s time Ireland embraced the memorial poppy’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Surely it’s time Ireland embraced the memorial poppy’

Nov 11th 2012, 8:15 AM 153 Views 139 Comments

It’s not about choosing sides – Ireland should lose its timidity and commemorate fallen Irish soldiers, writes David McCann.

# remembering - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary
# 9/11
# 9/11

Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary

Sep 11th 2012, 6:24 PM 4,576 Views 35 Comments

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.

# remembering - Sunday 22 July, 2012

One year on: Norway remembers victims of Oslo, Utoya attacks
# Massacre
# Massacre

One year on: Norway remembers victims of Oslo, Utoya attacks

Jul 22nd 2012, 11:25 AM 1,953 Views 3 Comments

The country’s Prime Minister said the killer had failed in his declared goal of destroying Norway’s commitment to being an inclusive society.

# remembering - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Schoolchildren plan a minute of silence for Great Famine victims
# Remembering
# Remembering

Schoolchildren plan a minute of silence for Great Famine victims

May 10th 2012, 7:15 AM 1,774 Views 37 Comments

This weekend is the official State commemoration of the Great Famine.

# remembering - Friday 9 September, 2011

Ireland remembers 9/11 - events take place across the country this weekend
# Remembering
# Remembering

Ireland remembers 9/11 - events take place across the country this weekend

Sep 9th 2011, 7:30 PM 2,480 Views 43 Comments

We have a round-up of commemorative events taking place across the country this weekend.