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# memorial - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'America was always great': McCain memorial tributes echo with criticism of Trump

Barack Obama and George W Bush are among those speaking about the senator during today’s service.

# memorial - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Joe Biden eulogises late friend John McCain as 'giant among all of us'

John McCain’s remains will lie in state in the US Capitol tomorrow, followed by a funeral service on Saturday.

# memorial - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Final farewells to John McCain as former US senator lies in state

A private ceremony will be held this morning at the Arizona State Capitol Museum rotunda, where McCain will lie in state.

# memorial - Friday 17 August, 2018

Garda probe after memorial to Mayo murder victim vandalised

Gardaí are investigating.

# memorial - Friday 6 July, 2018

Tuam: Ex-residents and families want further excavation and DNA analysis

Galway County Council received 799 written submissions on what to do with the Tuam site where a mass grave was found.

# memorial - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Magdalene Laundries: 'Memorial needed for women detained under heartless, vicious regime'

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald argues work should begin on a memorial on the site of the Sean McDermott St Laundry.

# memorial - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Irish famine memorial in New York reopens to public after $5 million dollar renovation

It features stones imported from all 32 counties.

# memorial - Monday 18 December, 2017

Dublin City Council assures there will be a memorial on Magdalene home site

The site on Sean McDermott Street is expected to be sold to a Japanese hotel chain.

# memorial - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Nelson Mandela family 'dismayed' by €18m funeral corruption claims

Mandela died on 5 December 2013 aged 95.

# memorial - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.

# memorial - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Holocaust survivor plants Irish oak tree at Russborough House

The Irish oak tree was planted to remember the 1.5 million Jewish children who died in the Holocaust.

# memorial - Monday 9 October, 2017

Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine

President Higgins is on the third day of his week-long State visit to Australia.

# memorial - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people

Critics called it a “profoundly obvious omission”.

# memorial - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge No one can get their heads around this town's... interesting memorial to Princess Diana Lady Di

No one can get their heads around this town's... interesting memorial to Princess Diana

Someone call Neil Buchanan! There’s been an Art Attack.

# memorial - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major

Shaun Cunniffe said that the plaque should be removed to a museum so that people can discuss the issues around it.

# memorial - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy'

Hundreds gathered for a memorial of Heather Heyer, who was killed after a white supremacist rammed a car into protesters.

'I'm disgusted, horrified': Vandals damage memorial to Carrickmines fire victims

A local councillor said family members of the victims have only recently moved into their new accommodation, which is near the site of the tragedy.

# memorial - Friday 28 July, 2017

Monument unveiled in honour of two gardaí killed in 1980 Roscommon bank robbery

The shooting dead of the two young officers shocked the nation at the time.

# memorial - 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.

'A local man. A hero. A friend' -Locals plan lasting memorial for missing Coast Guard crewman

A memorial plaque will be unveiled for Rescue 116′s Paul Ormsby in his home town of Ballyfermot.

# 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

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

Limerick women who perished in 1972 Greek fire to be remembered in special Rhodes ceremony

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

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

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

# memorial - Friday 3 June, 2016

From The42 Dustin Johnson leads at Memorial Tournament as Rory McIlroy tweaks  grip Deejay

Dustin Johnson leads at Memorial Tournament as Rory McIlroy tweaks grip

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

Karen Buckley memorial to take place in Scotland today

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

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

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

Their families have thanked everyone for their support.

# memorial - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From The42 A life-size statue of a Kerry legend was unveiled earlier today Special Occasion

A life-size statue of a Kerry legend was unveiled earlier today

Paídí Ó Sé would have been 60 today.

# memorial - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

What do you want it to say on your tombstone?

“He loved bacon” seems a popular choice.

# memorial - Monday 6 April, 2015

Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found

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

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 This post contains images

The Morning After: Australia remembers heroes of Sydney siege

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’

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

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’

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

Public memorial details for Ian Paisley announced

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

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?

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?

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