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#Vigil

# vigil - Saturday 13 March, 2021

'Unspeakable scenes': Police criticised for tactics at London vigil for Sarah Everard
# London
# London

'Unspeakable scenes': Police criticised for tactics at London vigil for Sarah Everard

Mar 13th 2021, 9:34 PM 61,309 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds of people had gathered to call for more to be done to tackle violence against women.

# vigil - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

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

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

Updated Sep 2nd 2020, 7:36 PM 61,980 Views 38 Comments

“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
# Accused
# Accused

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

Jul 13th 2020, 9:38 AM 8,936 Views 0 Comments

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
# Artane
# Artane

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

Feb 14th 2020, 3:38 PM 9,288 Views 6 Comments

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
# RIP
# RIP

Vigil to be held for victims of London Bridge terror attack

Dec 2nd 2019, 7:05 AM 4,909 Views 8 Comments

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 Disappeared
# The Disappeared

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

Nov 2nd 2019, 3:58 PM 12,819 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Tribute
# Tribute

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

Apr 23rd 2019, 10:43 PM 9,090 Views 0 Comments

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
# Christchurch
# Christchurch

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

Mar 24th 2019, 1:26 PM 6,755 Views 0 Comments

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
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

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

Dec 20th 2018, 9:04 AM 17,876 Views 21 Comments

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
# Mother And Baby Home

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

Aug 26th 2018, 3:27 PM 15,477 Views 40 Comments

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
# One Year On
# One Year On

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

Mar 14th 2018, 5:45 PM 16,661 Views 14 Comments

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

# vigil - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Family and friends of murdered Derek Coakley Hutch turn out for vigil in Dublin's north inner city
# Vigil
# Vigil

Family and friends of murdered Derek Coakley Hutch turn out for vigil in Dublin's north inner city

Jan 25th 2018, 10:12 PM 34,313 Views 36 Comments

Over 300 people turned out.

# vigil - Thursday 30 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 30th 2017, 8:48 AM 14,222 Views 104 Comments

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
# Previous Convictions
# Previous Convictions

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

Sep 6th 2017, 8:23 AM 54,994 Views 68 Comments

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
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

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

Jun 6th 2017, 7:56 AM 7,928 Views 42 Comments

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
# Manchester Bombing
# Manchester Bombing

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

May 30th 2017, 7:56 AM 5,592 Views 3 Comments

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
# Oregon
# Oregon

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

May 28th 2017, 1:12 PM 31,749 Views 42 Comments

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
# United
# United

Compassion, defiance, gratitude, grief - but no place for hatred in our Manchester

May 24th 2017, 12:02 AM 15,908 Views 98 Comments

TheJournal.ie 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
# Manc Spirit
# Manc Spirit

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

May 23rd 2017, 8:26 PM 12,882 Views 21 Comments

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
# Vigil
# Vigil

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

Mar 23rd 2017, 8:12 PM 9,522 Views 43 Comments

“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
# Candlelight Vigil
# Candlelight Vigil

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

Mar 22nd 2017, 7:36 AM 13,045 Views 18 Comments

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
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

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

Mar 10th 2017, 9:35 PM 9,000 Views 5 Comments

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
# Help Find Amy
# Help Find Amy

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

Feb 4th 2017, 10:00 PM 33,626 Views 34 Comments

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
# England
# England

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

Jun 17th 2016, 7:31 AM 14,805 Views 77 Comments

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
# National Mourning

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

Mar 23rd 2016, 4:07 PM 21,092 Views 75 Comments

Irish leaders have also expressed solidarity.

# vigil - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Candlelit vigil for Jason Corbett as custody battle continues
# Limerick
# Limerick

Candlelit vigil for Jason Corbett as custody battle continues

Aug 18th 2015, 4:35 PM 18,578 Views 22 Comments

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'
# Vigil
# Vigil

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

Jul 20th 2015, 7:28 PM 13,772 Views 1 Comment

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
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

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

Jun 18th 2015, 7:51 AM 39,224 Views 50 Comments

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
# RIP
# RIP

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

Jun 8th 2015, 10:30 PM 17,721 Views 45 Comments

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
# Moooving
# Moooving

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

May 20th 2015, 6:40 PM 21,697 Views 34 Comments

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
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

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

Apr 9th 2015, 10:20 AM 31,805 Views 0 Comments

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
# Lordship
# Lordship

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

Jan 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 11,665 Views 23 Comments

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
# Shelbourne College
# Shelbourne College

Gardaí contacted over fees owed to international students

Jan 12th 2015, 6:48 PM 19,965 Views 31 Comments

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

# vigil - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House
# Remembering The Dead
# Remembering The Dead

Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House

Dec 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 15,512 Views 55 Comments

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
# Jonathan Corrie

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

Dec 3rd 2014, 7:00 AM 16,840 Views 74 Comments

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
# Newsfix
# Newsfix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Nov 21st 2014, 11:13 PM 17,743 Views 6 Comments

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
# Silent And Sombre
# Silent And Sombre

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

Nov 19th 2014, 11:15 PM 53,230 Views 139 Comments

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
# RIP
# RIP

Candlelight vigils will mark second anniversary of Savita's death

Oct 28th 2014, 8:29 AM 5,479 Views 29 Comments

The vigils will take place in Dublin and Galway.

# vigil - Saturday 23 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 23rd 2014, 10:30 AM 10,741 Views 286 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

Pro-life group to hold vigil after denied abortion

Aug 22nd 2014, 3:15 PM 11,109 Views 220 Comments

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

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