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Dublin: 17 °C Tuesday 25 June, 2019

#Remembering

From The42 'I think about the guy every single day' - Peter Stringer pays emotional tribute to Anthony Foley Remembering

'I think about the guy every single day' - Peter Stringer pays emotional tribute to Anthony Foley

The former Ireland scrum-half also says he wants to continue playing rugby after celebrating his 40th birthday.

From TheJournal.ie 'They’d put me in a room with nothing to eat and no windows. Then they would cut my hair to the bone' Magdalene Laundries

'They’d put me in a room with nothing to eat and no windows. Then they would cut my hair to the bone'

A survivor returned this week to the Magdalene Laundry where she had been forced to spend her youth.

From TheJournal.ie 'My mam was the life and soul of every room she walked into. She always made things better' RIP

'My mam was the life and soul of every room she walked into. She always made things better'

My mam, Paula, was diagnosed with cancer in 1999. I was four years old when she explained to me that her hair was going to fall out because of chemotherapy, writes Amy Mulvaney.

From TheJournal.ie This haunting installation - using 556 baby vests - had people talking in Dublin today Remembering

This haunting installation - using 556 baby vests - had people talking in Dublin today

In case you were wondering, here’s what it was all about…

From TheJournal.ie 20 Years On: Rwandans learn to live beside the men who killed their children Let The Devil Sleep

20 Years On: Rwandans learn to live beside the men who killed their children

Today, survivors and perpetrators come together to learn how to live side by side so their country can move towards reconciliation.

From The42 Louth GAA club to mark anniversary of Detective Adrian Donohoe's death with candlelight walk RIP

Louth GAA club to mark anniversary of Detective Adrian Donohoe's death with candlelight walk

Donohoe was shot dead on January 25th last year during a robbery at the Lordship Credit Union.

From TheJournal.ie Dun Laoghaire RNLI hold ceremony to remember those lost at sea Remembering

Dun Laoghaire RNLI hold ceremony to remember those lost at sea

The Christmas Eve ceremony is a tradition to remember the 15 volunteers who died on Christmas Eve 1895.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I’ll never forget the moment I heard the news of the explosions in my hometown Read Me

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I’m running in the London marathon and I’m proud I’ll be able to pay my respect to the Boston runners Read Me

Column: I’m running in the London marathon and I’m proud I’ll be able to pay my respect to the Boston runners

Jenny Conlon says it’s difficult to understand why an event of achievement like the Boston Marathon would be targeted in such a way. Training for a marathon is one of the most challenging things you can do and it makes you realise that life is for living, she writes.

From TheJournal.ie James Bulger's Dad talks about the pain that will not heal Remembering

James Bulger's Dad talks about the pain that will not heal

On the 20th anniversary of his son’s death, Ralph Bulger reveals he drank heavily for years to try and dull the pain.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Surely it’s time Ireland embraced the memorial poppy’ Opinion

Column: ‘Surely it’s time Ireland embraced the memorial poppy’

It’s not about choosing sides – Ireland should lose its timidity and commemorate fallen Irish soldiers, writes David McCann.

From TheJournal.ie Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary 9/11

Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary

Relatives gathered as they do every year at the site of the World Trade Center attacks as the US president made a low-key appearance at the Pentagon which was also attacked.

From TheJournal.ie One year on: Norway remembers victims of Oslo, Utoya attacks Massacre

One year on: Norway remembers victims of Oslo, Utoya attacks

The country’s Prime Minister said the killer had failed in his declared goal of destroying Norway’s commitment to being an inclusive society.

From TheJournal.ie Schoolchildren plan a minute of silence for Great Famine victims Remembering

Schoolchildren plan a minute of silence for Great Famine victims

This weekend is the official State commemoration of the Great Famine.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland remembers 9/11 - events take place across the country this weekend Remembering This post contains images

Ireland remembers 9/11 - events take place across the country this weekend

We have a round-up of commemorative events taking place across the country this weekend.