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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# plaque

Last year
# plaque
Plaque unveiled to commemorate Dr Kathleen Lynn and Madeleine ffrench-Mullen
The women founded Ireland’s first hospital for children in 1919.
All time
# New York
'No funds' available amid 1989 departmental row over De Valera birthplace plaque
A “modest contribution” of $600 was required.
# oversight
Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people
Critics called it a “profoundly obvious omission”.
# rare gift
Plaque to honour Irish diaspora added to Washington Monument
Memorial stones are accepted only in very rare circumstances.
# ben shwarmer
These puntastic bench signs in Marlay Park are a true Dublin treasure
In loving memory of our dear friend Ben Schwarmer.
# Missing
'The only time I will feel any better is when I have a coffin and a burial'
Sandra Collins has been missing for 15 years.
# plaque for constance
'It's time Constance Markievicz gets the recognition she deserves'
A permanent plaque honouring Countess Constance Markievicz would go some way towards reversing the exclusion of Irish women from popular history, according to a campaign.
# South Africa
Dunnes workers remember their 2 years and 9 months protesting apartheid
“There were times on the picket line when we felt so down, that we just wanted to walk away from it, but we would never have gone back in…”
# Finally
The Snapper has finally been commemorated with a good-sized plaque in Dublin
Proper order.
# Molesworth Street
'An insult': Jonathan Corrie plaque removed from doorway where he died
His family is upset by the move.
# Memorial
Thieves steal plaque for boys killed in IRA Warrington bomb
Twelve-year-old Tim Parry and Johnathan Ball aged three died when two bombs exploded in the town in 1993.
# Ciaran Jones
Wicklow bridge to be named after hero Garda killed during flooding
Ciarán Jones was killed after he was swept from a bridge while trying to help those affected by flooding.