National Holocaust Memorial Day marked at the Mansion House

600 people from all walks of Irish life to attend the event

National Holocaust Memorial Day marked at the Mansion House

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600 people will mark 'National Holocaust Memorial Day' at the Mansion House in Dublin tonight.

The annual event is attended by people from all walks of Irish life and society, and from a broad spectrum of political, religious, community and cultural institutions.

Fine Gael's Catherine Byrne was Lord Mayor of Dublin in 2005 when she was asked to host the event