Irish Holocaust victims commemorated at unveiling of Stolpersteine stones in DublinPadraig Conlon 01 Jun 2022
Six Stolpersteine ‘stumbling stones’ were unveiled by Holocaust Education Ireland and Dublin City Council today to remember each of the Irish citizens who were victims of the Holocaust.
The unveiling took place at a commemorative event at St. Catherine’s National School in Dublin 8.
The project commemorates people who were persecuted by the Nazis between 1933 and 1945.
There are over 90,000 Stolpersteine in 27 countries.
The embedding of the Stolpersteine at St. Catherine’s National School has been supported by Dublin City Council and in cooperation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dublin.
Holocaust Education Ireland is an independent and non-profit charity which informs about the Holocaust and its consequences.
Programmes and educational materials are carefully structured to raise awareness about prejudice, discrimination, hate speech, misinformation, denial and distortion of the Holocaust.
Holocaust Education Ireland is committed to historical truth and accuracy and works closely with government, educators, intercultural bodies and community groups.