“It will be a space to remember and recognise their struggle.” A statue made in Co Wicklow is set to depart these shores for the US, where it will be the centrepiece of a memorial to more than a thousand Irish immigrants who are buried in unmarked graves in Leadville, Colorado.
I am delighted that the Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre has been given the green light to be built in London’s Victoria Tower Gardens. Here’s why:
The government has given the go-ahead for a Holocaust memorial and education centre to be built next to parliament following a public inquiry
Of all the heartfelt messages on the @MarcusRashford memorial today, this is the one which got me most. “Thank you for all our dinners”. From Reggie aged 6.
On Memorial Day, we honor those who gave all for us. That takes different forms this year, but it’s even more vital with the loss of so many veterans to COVID-19. The way they lived, in service to one another, should be our roadmap in the months ahead.
President @realDonaldTrump has signed an executive order to ensure anyone that destroys or vandalizes a monument, memorial, or statue is prosecuted to the fullest extent.