It includes the planting of a tree and the reading of a poem.
Vicitms of the Holocaust are being remembered at an event in the midlands today.
A silver birch tree is being planted and students at the National Learning Network in Portlaoise is reading a poem written by a survivor at the ceremony.
The event comes ahead of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, which takes place tomorrow.
Central Manager in NLN Portlaoise, Cian Doyle says it's important to not forget the past when trying to move forward: