Stratford TY students participate in annual National Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration

National Holocaust Memorial Day 27 Jan 2019 www.irishtimes.com, Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins
NEWS / 28 January 2019

On Sunday, 27th January, TY students attended the annual National Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration in the Mansion House. It is organised by the Holocaust Education Trust Ireland (HETI) to commemorate the six million Jewish people who were killed during World War 2.

TY students, Jeremy Messam, Popi McHale and Josh Barling read out the names of some of the victims. Candles were lit to symbolise the six million Jewish people killed. President Michael D Higgins, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan, Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy and Holocaust survivors Tomi Reichental, Suzi Diamond and Walter Sekules were among those in attendance.

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The NCCA would like you to consider the findings and the draft advice contained in the draft Report and to submit your views.

You can find the draft Report here.
You can find the summary of the draft Report here.

Please submit your views via the online survey here.
Or make a written submission using this template and emailing your response to RSEreview@ncca.ie.

The deadline for completing the survey or emailing a written submission is Friday 25th October 2019. After this phase of consultation is complete, a final report containing the advice for future directions will be completed and issued to the Minister for Education and Skills.

The NCCA wishes to thank the organisations, individuals and schools who have participated in the review to date.

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