Why is the new memorial to victims of the Lanzarote massacre at a memorial hall in Limerick?

The new memorial at a Memorial Hall in Limoichie, Co Meath, commemorates victims of Lanzarotes massacre who died in the Siege of Limerick in February 1842.This year marks 50 years since the siege ended with the surrender of General William T. “Billy” Borden, who had ordered the siege.Limerick was captured and occupied by British forces …

Which player has the best hat trick in the history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs?

More than 100 people have joined a public memorial service held outside the Woodford Memorial Hall for Woodford College hockey player Jonathan Choudayyan, who died in a car accident in 2013.The memorial service, which was held Tuesday, is held in memory of Chouayyan, a native of the Dominican Republic, who led Woodford to a NCAA …

How to spot the death toll from a wildfire in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburys National Monument is still under evacuation orders, and a small group of visitors have been trying to get to the top of the towering, charred and burned remains of the Cheyenne Mountain Fire that killed more than two dozen people and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses.But the National Park Service has declared a …

Why Choudayyan is remembered in Choukaya memorial hall

In a rare move, the Choukayya Memorial Hall in Chougara village in northern Iraq has been named after a young Kurdish fighter.“The Kurdish community in Iraq remembers ChouDAYyan,” a small group of young Kurds gathered to celebrate the village’s anniversary. “It is very important that he be remembered here,” said Abdullah, a Kurd from the village.“He …