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# vigil - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Crowds gather for vigil in memory of delivery cyclist killed in Dublin hit-and-run

“He didn’t deserve any of this,” a friend colleague of Thiago Cortes said.

# vigil - Monday 13 July, 2020

Organisers of this year's Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil appear in court

A vigil was held on 4 June after police ruled it could not take place due to coronavirus restrictions.

# vigil - Friday 14 February, 2020

'Remember, these names, they were all real people': Vigil marks 39 years since the Stardust disaster

A permanent plaque listing all 48 names was unveiled.

# vigil - Monday 2 December, 2019

Vigil to be held for victims of London Bridge terror attack

The vigil will take place this morning and will be attended by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

# vigil - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Brother of one of the last missing Disappeared pleads for information to find him

The IRA is deemed responsible for most of the 16 murders and secret burials while the INLA was behind one of the disappearances.

# vigil - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Lyra's family: 'A warm and innocent heart, she was the greatest listener, someone who had time for everyone'

Lyra was murdered early on Friday morning in the Creggan in Derry following a night of fierce riots.

# vigil - Sunday 24 March, 2019

National remembrance service to be held in New Zealand for mosque attack victims

50 people were killed and dozens more injured in the mass shooting at two mosques last week.

# vigil - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Balbriggan locals 'united in grief' hold candlelit vigil for baby Belle

Baby Belle’s body was found last Saturday morning on Bell’s Beach in Balbriggan.

# vigil - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Corless 'disappointed' pope didn't mention Tuam, says abuse survivors need more than prayers Mother And Baby Home This post contains videos

Corless 'disappointed' pope didn't mention Tuam, says abuse survivors need more than prayers

A vigil to remember babies who died at the home is being held this afternoon.

# vigil - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'Forever remembered for the sacrifice they made': Rescue 116 crew honoured in Mayo

Four crew members died when the Irish Coast Guard helicopter crashed this day last year.

# vigil - Thursday 25 January, 2018

# vigil - Thursday 30 November, 2017

'Families are living in poverty': Wives of defence forces holding a 24 hour vigil outside Leinster House

The protest will begin today at 2pm with a wreath laying ceremony in honour of Defence Forces members who have died.

# vigil - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Apollo House vigil cancelled amid reports of sex crime convictions for homeless man who died

Stephen “Jack” Watson had previously been deported from Australia.

# vigil - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'Evil extremists will not win': Minute's silence to be held for London victims

Security issues are top of the agenda as general election campaigning enters its final stretch in the UK.

# vigil - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Hundreds turn out for vigil in Manchester exactly one week on from terrorist attack

The crowd gathered in a square in the city at 10.31pm

# vigil - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'They died as heroes': Tributes for men killed after intervening in racist incident on a train

A man shouted anti-Muslim slurs at two girls, then stabbed the two men who intervened to death.

# vigil - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Compassion, defiance, gratitude, grief - but no place for hatred in our Manchester joined thousands of Mancunians as they stood united in the face of terrorism last night.

# vigil - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

'Always remember, never forget, forever Manchester' - Poet pays emotional tribute to his city

Tony Walsh paid tribute to the city’s spirit, to its contributions to art, politics and sport and to the strength of its people.

# vigil - Thursday 23 March, 2017

'We are not afraid' - London pays tribute to Westminster victims

“Londoners will never be cowed by terrorism.”

# vigil - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Large crowds turn out in Derry, Dublin and Belfast to remember Martin McGuinness

The death of the former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland was announced yesterday.

# vigil - Friday 10 March, 2017

Prayer vigil held at St James's Hospital this evening for victims of Clondalkin fire

It is believed the first funerals for the fire’s victims will take place on Monday.

# vigil - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Family of Amy Fitzpatrick call for cold case investigation into her disapperance

Her aunt Christine Kenny believes a fresh investigation could solve the case.

# vigil - Friday 17 June, 2016

'We are devastated': Flowers laid at tearful vigil for murdered MP Jo Cox

The Labour MP died after being shot twice and stabbed outside a library near Leeds yesterday.

# vigil - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

A minute's silence in Brussels was ended with defiant applause National Mourning This post contains videos

A minute's silence in Brussels was ended with defiant applause

Irish leaders have also expressed solidarity.

# vigil - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Candlelit vigil for Jason Corbett as custody battle continues

A decision in the case is expected this week.

# vigil - Monday 20 July, 2015

Berkeley balcony collapse: Families, medics and firefighters gather for 'month's mind'

Almost €400,000 has been raised for the families of students killed or injured in the Berkeley tragedy.

# vigil - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Collapsed balcony that killed six was 'meant for decoration' claims former city official

The mayor of the city said the wood supporting the balcony was likely rotted.

# vigil - Monday 8 June, 2015

Cyclists hold vigil for woman killed by lorry by lying on the road with their bikes

Ester Hartsilver is the fifth woman to be killed while cycling in London this year.

# vigil - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Hundreds are attending a vigil for a cow shot dead by police

Bessie posed ‘a significant risk’ to the public after escaping from a farm.

# vigil - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Roy Webster makes 'no reply' when charged with murder of Anne Shortall

The mother-of-three was found dead on Tuesday.

# vigil - Friday 23 January, 2015

Two years on ... but no arrests: A community gathers to remember Garda Adrian Donohoe

Three members of the South Armagh gang said to be behind the killing are believed to be in the US.

# vigil - Monday 12 January, 2015

Gardaí contacted over fees owed to international students

“Wherever you’re hiding, we need that money.”

# vigil - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House

They will remember the deaths of seven women in Ireland who were sex workers.

# vigil - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

There was a very moving vigil for the homeless outside Leinster House last night Jonathan Corrie This post contains videos

There was a very moving vigil for the homeless outside Leinster House last night

The silent vigil followed the discovery of the body of a homeless man just yards from Leinster House on Monday.

# vigil - Friday 21 November, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Two farmers have been killed while working on a tractor, there were more threats of violence to meter installers, and Gerry Adams insisted he had never been in ISIS.

# vigil - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Why last night's Garda Station vigil was so startling ... and why we can expect more like it

The grassroots event was organised at short-notice via social media. After ‘Jobstown’, it’s a massive PR win for the Right2Water campaign, even though top organisers had nothing to do with it…

# vigil - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Candlelight vigils will mark second anniversary of Savita's death

The vigils will take place in Dublin and Galway.

# vigil - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Large-scale pro-choice rally planned for Dublin this afternoon

Around two thousand people attended a similar rally on Wednesday, while pro-life groups also took part in a vigil at Leinster House last night.

# vigil - Friday 22 August, 2014

Pro-life group to hold vigil after denied abortion

The Pro Life Campaign described the response by pro-choice groups as “undignified clamour”.

# vigil - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

No-fly zone over town where unarmed black teen was shot by police

Protests erupted in the Missouri town after the incident occurred.

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