Baby Martha’s name added to memorial

Published date23 June 2022
Publication titleIrish Times (Dublin, Ireland)
Martha O'Neill's name was etched into the granite memorial, erected in 1997 by Dublin City Council to commemorate the 33 people initially killed in the Dublin and Monaghan Bombings of May 17th, 1974

Martha's father, Edward John O'Neill, was one of the 33 who died and two of her brothers were badly injured. Mr O'Neill's wife, Martha, was six-months pregnant at the time.

Three months later, as a result of the trauma, baby Martha was stillborn at full-term. Baby Martha was formally recognised as one of the victims of the bombing and was recognised in the report of the Commission of Investigation into the Dublin and Monaghan bombings.

Reacting to the news, baby Martha's brother...

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