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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Vigil

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# lordship
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.
# shelbourne college
Gardaí contacted over fees owed to international students
“Wherever you’re hiding, we need that money.”
# remembering the dead
Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House
They will remember the deaths of seven women in Ireland who were sex workers.
# Jonathan Corrie
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.
# newsfix
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.
# silent and sombre
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…
Candlelight vigils will mark second anniversary of Savita's death
The vigils will take place in Dublin and Galway.
# Abortion
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.
# Abortion
Pro-life group to hold vigil after denied abortion
The Pro Life Campaign described the response by pro-choice groups as “undignified clamour”.
# America
No-fly zone over town where unarmed black teen was shot by police
Protests erupted in the Missouri town after the incident occurred.
# In Memory
Hundreds attend vigil in remembrance of those who died in mother and baby homes
Crowds marched from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to the gates of the Dáil last night.
# Vigil for Life
Large numbers turn out for pro-life vigil in Dublin
The event was the first of its kind since the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act became law.
# Missing
WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide
The death toll today reached 25, with over 90 more people missing.
# Shannon
Protest rally in solidarity with Margaretta D’Arcy to be held this weekend
The peace rally is being held in Shannon in opposition to the US military use of the airport.
Funeral of Tom O'Gorman to be held tomorrow
The removal will take place this evening in Castleknock.
In pictures: Tom O'Gorman remembered as friends gather for candlelit vigil
Friends and colleagues of the murder victim gathered at a Dublin city centre church last night to share their grief and their memories…
# Health
Vigil at children’s hospital to highlight medical card removal
Parents and supporters gathered at Crumlin Children’s Hospital this afternoon to protest revoking of cards for some chronically-ill children.
# Dublin
Thousands turn out for Pro-Life vigil in Dublin
Among the attendees was Tyrone football manager Mickey Harte.
# Magdalenes
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.
# Mater
Final vigil outside Mater Hospital as Emergency Department opens
The new emergency department at the hospital will open tomorrow.
# Priory Hall
Priory Hall residents hold vigil ahead of second Christmas
The residents are calling on all parties to work quickly to put an end to their ‘homelessness’.
# newtown
Named: The 27 victims of the Newtown, Connecticut shootings
The names and ages of the victims have been released, as officials say each victim was struck more than once.
# Shooting
Connecticut school shooter ‘forced his way in’
Candlelit vigils and prayer services for the victims have been held in Newtown Connecticut and in Washington.
# savita
Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar
Thousands attended vigils and demonstrations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick yesterday evening.
# savita
'Over 2,000' attend sit-down protest for Savita at Leinster House
Demonstrators sat on the ground during a moment of silence, while speakers argued for legislation on abortion.
# savita
Calls for X Case legislation after woman denied an abortion dies in Galway hospital
Savita Halappanavar died from septicaemia following a miscarriage which lasted almost three days. She repeatedly asked for the foetus to be removed but her requests were turned down.
# Bahrain
Irish nurses and midwives join vigil for Bahrain medics
The members of the INMO have joined a vigil to highlight the trial of health professionals in Bahrain, and are calling for the release of their fellow professionals.
Column: ‘We are standing with people who have been let down by the Church’
A group of Irish priests is doing penance in solidarity with victims of child abuse. Fr Shane Crombie explains their hopes.