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#Vigil

# vigil - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

No-fly zone over town where unarmed black teen was shot by police
# America
# America

No-fly zone over town where unarmed black teen was shot by police

Aug 13th 2014, 8:15 AM 17,585 Views 68 Comments

Protests erupted in the Missouri town after the incident occurred.

# vigil - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Hundreds attend vigil in remembrance of those who died in mother and baby homes
# In Memory
# In Memory

Hundreds attend vigil in remembrance of those who died in mother and baby homes

Jun 12th 2014, 8:20 AM 6,112 Views 67 Comments

Crowds marched from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to the gates of the Dáil last night.

# vigil - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Large numbers turn out for pro-life vigil in Dublin
# Vigil For Life
# Vigil For Life

Large numbers turn out for pro-life vigil in Dublin

May 3rd 2014, 5:25 PM 18,512 Views 254 Comments

The event was the first of its kind since the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act became law.

# vigil - Thursday 27 March, 2014

WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide
# Missing
# Missing

WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide

Mar 27th 2014, 9:00 PM 9,906 Views 2 Comments

The death toll today reached 25, with over 90 more people missing.

# vigil - Monday 3 February, 2014

Protest rally in solidarity with Margaretta D’Arcy to be held this weekend
# Shannon
# Shannon

Protest rally in solidarity with Margaretta D’Arcy to be held this weekend

Feb 3rd 2014, 3:15 PM 5,413 Views 74 Comments

The peace rally is being held in Shannon in opposition to the US military use of the airport.

# vigil - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Funeral of Tom O'Gorman to be held tomorrow
# RIP
# RIP

Funeral of Tom O'Gorman to be held tomorrow

Jan 23rd 2014, 8:01 AM 16,139 Views 0 Comments

The removal will take place this evening in Castleknock.

# vigil - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

In pictures: Tom O'Gorman remembered as friends gather for candlelit vigil
# RIP
# RIP

In pictures: Tom O'Gorman remembered as friends gather for candlelit vigil

Jan 15th 2014, 10:26 AM 27,629 Views 0 Comments

Friends and colleagues of the murder victim gathered at a Dublin city centre church last night to share their grief and their memories…

# vigil - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Vigil at children’s hospital to highlight medical card removal
# Health
# Health

Vigil at children’s hospital to highlight medical card removal

Oct 26th 2013, 3:55 PM 9,899 Views 30 Comments

Parents and supporters gathered at Crumlin Children’s Hospital this afternoon to protest revoking of cards for some chronically-ill children.

# vigil - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Thousands turn out for Pro-Life vigil in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Thousands turn out for Pro-Life vigil in Dublin

Jun 8th 2013, 6:41 PM 16,456 Views 373 Comments

Among the attendees was Tyrone football manager Mickey Harte.

# vigil - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Magdalene women remembered in vigils in Dublin and Galway
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Magdalene women remembered in vigils in Dublin and Galway

Mar 3rd 2013, 7:42 PM 5,563 Views 4 Comments

Flowers were laid at the graves and tributes to the women were read out by representatives from various groups.

# vigil - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Final vigil outside Mater Hospital as Emergency Department opens
# Mater
# Mater

Final vigil outside Mater Hospital as Emergency Department opens

Feb 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,223 Views 4 Comments

The new emergency department at the hospital will open tomorrow.

# vigil - Monday 17 December, 2012

Priory Hall residents hold vigil ahead of second Christmas
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents hold vigil ahead of second Christmas

Dec 17th 2012, 9:37 PM 9,187 Views 27 Comments

The residents are calling on all parties to work quickly to put an end to their ‘homelessness’.

# vigil - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Named: The 27 victims of the Newtown, Connecticut shootings
# Newtown
# Newtown

Named: The 27 victims of the Newtown, Connecticut shootings

Dec 16th 2012, 7:52 AM 11,906 Views 89 Comments

The names and ages of the victims have been released, as officials say each victim was struck more than once.

# vigil - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Connecticut school shooter ‘forced his way in’
# Shooting
# Shooting

Connecticut school shooter ‘forced his way in’

Dec 15th 2012, 3:55 PM 23,625 Views 73 Comments

Candlelit vigils and prayer services for the victims have been held in Newtown Connecticut and in Washington.

# vigil - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar
# Savita
# Savita

Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar

Nov 15th 2012, 8:46 AM 8,347 Views 85 Comments

Thousands attended vigils and demonstrations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick yesterday evening.

# vigil - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

'Over 2,000' attend sit-down protest for Savita at Leinster House
# Savita
# Savita

'Over 2,000' attend sit-down protest for Savita at Leinster House

Nov 14th 2012, 7:07 PM 17,310 Views 141 Comments

Demonstrators sat on the ground during a moment of silence, while speakers argued for legislation on abortion.

Calls for X Case legislation after woman denied an abortion dies in Galway hospital
# Savita
# Savita

Calls for X Case legislation after woman denied an abortion dies in Galway hospital

Nov 14th 2012, 2:34 AM 30,588 Views 273 Comments

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.

# vigil - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Irish nurses and midwives join vigil for Bahrain medics
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Irish nurses and midwives join vigil for Bahrain medics

Jun 12th 2012, 4:49 PM 2,744 Views 1 Comment

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.

# vigil - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Column: ‘We are standing with people who have been let down by the Church’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘We are standing with people who have been let down by the Church’

Aug 25th 2011, 7:24 PM 103 Views 62 Comments

A group of Irish priests is doing penance in solidarity with victims of child abuse. Fr Shane Crombie explains their hopes.