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# 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Veronica Guerin's family asks for her name to be withdrawn from flyover proposal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?

# memorial - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

UDR memorial removed and replaced with IRA slogan, PSNI investigating it as 'hate crime'

The crosses were removed hours after a memorial service in Castlederg took place.

# memorial - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge RTÉ deny they're spending €70,000 on a life-sized Gerry Ryan statue Gerry

RTÉ deny they're spending €70,000 on a life-sized Gerry Ryan statue

They are planning a memorial but the event will be “marked privately”.

# memorial - Friday 30 May, 2014

From The42 Rory McIlroy dropped shots like [insert joke here] at Memorial today Triple Double Bogeys This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy dropped shots like [insert joke here] at Memorial today

The world number six needs to find some birdies to salvage his Memorial challenge.

# memorial - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The42 Roberto Martinez made a brilliant and moving speech at today's Hillsborough Memorial service Together As One

# memorial - Monday 27 January, 2014

Holocaust denial is a 'favourite sport' for some, says Shatter

The Minister warned against the rise of extreme far right political parties – including UKIP – in a speech last night.

# memorial - Saturday 25 January, 2014

"It's a scandal": Claims Mandela funds were used to print ANC t-shirts

Opposition parties in South Africa are demanding an investigation.

# memorial - Monday 13 January, 2014

Israel holds state funeral for Ariel Sharon

Later today, Sharon’s body will be taken from the Knesset to his farm in southern Israel for burial.

# memorial - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Service held for British doctor who died in Syria

Dr Abbas Khan, a father-of-two, was buried in London today.

# memorial - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Enda Kenny and David Cameron to visit World War I memorials in Belgium

Enda Kenny is in Belgium to attend the first EU Summit since Ireland’s exit of the bailout.

# memorial - Friday 13 December, 2013

Bethany Home survivors say Lynch should 'consult a mirror' on facts

The Dáil debated the lack of redress for the survivors this week.

# memorial - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

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.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# memorial - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Permission refused for Garden of Remembrance memorial to abuse victims

There were plans in place to have ‘Journey of Light’ erected by 2014.

# memorial - Sunday 3 November, 2013

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.

# memorial - Monday 14 October, 2013

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 - Monday 7 October, 2013

Memorial service for Peggy Mangan held over the weekend RIP

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.

# memorial - Monday 30 September, 2013

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.

# memorial - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

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.

# memorial - Monday 23 September, 2013

Tributes paid to Jill Meagher one year on

Melbourne residents have planned a peace march to honour the Irish woman on 29 September.

# memorial - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Defence Forces unveils memorial to Michael Collins In Remembrance This post contains images

Defence Forces unveils memorial to Michael Collins

On the anniversary of his death, Collins’ grand-niece unveiled the memorial and placed a wreath.

# memorial - Saturday 10 August, 2013

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.

# memorial - Sunday 2 June, 2013

From The42 Kuchar grabs Memorial lead, McIlroy 14 strokes back As It Stands

Kuchar grabs Memorial lead, McIlroy 14 strokes back

Meanwhile, Tiger Woods struggled to a 79 to stand 16 strokes off the pace.

# memorial - Thursday 25 April, 2013

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″.

# memorial - Sunday 21 April, 2013

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.

# memorial - Sunday 3 March, 2013

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.

# memorial - Saturday 23 February, 2013

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.

# memorial - Saturday 15 December, 2012

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.

# memorial - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Singapore's largest newspaper to introduce pet obituaries

Residents in Singapore generally have large disposable incomes and fewer children.

# memorial - Monday 12 November, 2012

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.