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The Mary Elmes Prize Results

The Mary Elmes Prize in Holocaust Studies for Transition Year students This prize bears the name of Mary Elmes, an Irish woman who saved scores of children during the Holocaust. In 2013, Mary was awarded Righteous Among the Nations (posthumously) by Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Remembrance Authority in Israel. She is the first Irish person […]

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Statement | Attack in Hanau, Germany

Last night a murderous attack took place in Hanau, Germany. This attack left ten victims dead and others injured and was motivated by far-right extremism and racism. Holocaust Education Trust Ireland condemns yet another far-right murder in Germany. The murder of Walter Lübcke in June of last year, the assault in Halle on Yom Kippur […]

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Statement

Holocaust Education Trust Ireland strongly condemns the antisemitic remarks by Réada Cronin TD, an elected representative. These remarks highlight again the need for legislation to outlaw antisemitism and all forms of racism in Ireland. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/election-2020/sinn-fein-td-reada-cronin-apologises-for-off-the-cuff-old-tweets-linking-israel-to-nazism-38969065.html

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The Late Late Show

  Tomi Reichental and Suzi Diamond were guests on The Late Late Show on Friday 31 January 2020. As children, both were prisoners in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp and lost many members of their family in the Holocaust. Both later came to Ireland and created lives for themselves in Dublin. They joined Ryan Tubridy to discuss […]

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In Memorium – Sr Carmel Niland

It is with much sadness that the Board of Holocaust Education Trust Ireland learned of the death of Sr. Carmel Niland.    Sr Carmel was chairperson of the original Holocaust Memorial Day Committee and later, a founding trustee of HETI.   Carmel was a champion of equality and human rights and was known nationally and internationally […]

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Why Ireland cannot forget the Holocaust

It is 2020. A new century has moved into a new decade. Occasionally remembered are the generations and a continent ravaged by world wars. New generations are growing up in a Europe where most take for granted the right to live in a world, free from death and destruction. But now is a time for […]

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National Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

The National Holocaust Memorial Day will be held on Sunday 26 January 2020, in the Round Room at the Mansion House at 6.00 pm. Due to great popularity we are now at capacity for the event and unable to issue further invitations. However, we will be live streaming the event on YouTube for anyone who […]

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Film Screening – Anne Frank: Parallel Stories

Oscar®-winning Actress, Helen Mirren, retraces Anne Frank’s life through the pages of her diary, and we are introduced to 5 other women who, as young girls, were also deported to concentration camps but survived the Holocaust. Written and directed by Sabina Fedeli and Anna Migotto, original soundtrack by Lele Marchitelli. Produced by 3D Produzioni & […]

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Film Screening – The People Vs Fritz Bauer

The IFI in cooperation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Holocaust Education Trust Ireland and Goethe Institut, will hold a screening of The People Vs Fritz Bauer, on Tuesday 14 January 2020, at 6.15 pm. This is in advance of  Holocaust Memorial Day, January 2020, which celebrates the 75th anniversary of the liberation of […]

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Vacancy – Programme Manager

Holocaust Education Trust Ireland has a vacancy for a Full Time Programme Manager. Reporting to the Director, the responsibilities of the Programme Manager will include records management, financial recording and reporting, database maintenance and project management. Candidates must display empathy with and understanding of HETI’s mission and objectives, together with excellent communication, organisational, administrative and […]

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