Irish Holocaust survivors (from left to right) Walter Sekules, Suzi Diamond and Tomi Reichenthal attending the Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration in the Mansion House, Dublin on Janauary 27th Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There are four Irish victims of the Holocaust, according to new research unveiled in Dublin on Sunday at the at the annual Holocaust Memorial Day Serv(...)

Students from Stratford College, Dublin; Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ, Limerick; Coláiste Dhúlaigh, Dublin; and Newtown School, Waterford, read  out the Scroll of Names at the Holocaust Memorial Day. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Parallels can be drawn between European states’ failure to offer sanctuary to Jews during the Holocaust and the refugee crisis facing the continent to(...)

Shoah: Tomi Reichental at the coat dresser that he recovered from his childhood home in what was Czechoslovakia. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

In the hall of Tomi Reichental’s Dublin home stands an old coat dresser, with a mirror, coat hooks and a little drawer for brushes, all painted with p(...)

President Michael D Higgins recalled the 11 million victims at the Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration  in the Mansion House, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The world has a duty not to allow those killed in the Holocaust to “die twice” by forgetting them, President Michael D Higgins has said. Speaking at (...)

Holocaust survivors Tomi Reichantal  and Suzi Diamond   during the  Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration at the Mansion House, Dublin, in 2013. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

President Michael D Higgins, Chief Justice Susan Denham and various Ministers will be among the dignitaries in attendance for the 12th annual Holocaus(...)

A Holocaust remembrance project which began a decade ago in Ireland with the planting of a handful of flower bulbs now involves more than 50,000 young people throughout Europe annually. Photograph: www.hetireland.org

A Holocaust remembrance project which began a decade ago in Ireland with the planting of a handful of flower bulbs now involves more than 50,000 young(...)

Holocaust victim: many students will be familiar with the story of Anne Frank; a new summer course for postprimary teachers explores how to deal with the Holocaust as a topic. Photograph: Anne Frank House

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Lynn Jackson of Holocaust Education Trust Ireland said it was “most encouraging” to see more than 20 Irish teachers giving up their time to attend the course on the Holocaust being organised in conjunction with the Herzog Centre in TCD. Photograph: Holocaust Education Trust Ireland

The essential role of teachers in the dissemination of accurate information on the Holocaust has been stressed by the organisers of a special three-da(...)