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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Death

Last month
May 2023
# kilglass
Gardaí investigating after woman's body discovered at residence in Roscommon
The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination.
# Death
Disgraced entertainer and convicted sex offender Rolf Harris dies aged 93
His case caused widespread revulsion in Britain and his homeland Australia, where his television programmes were watched by millions of children.
# Comeback
Irish rally driver James Fulton to return for first time since death of Craig Breen
He will partner Kris Meeke during the Rally of Portugal in the second-tier WRC2.
# Queensland
Remains of missing Australian man found inside two crocodiles
The 65-year-old victim had gone fishing on Saturday in the far north of Queensland in crocodile-infested waters.
This year
Harry Belafonte, US singer and civil rights activist, has died aged 96
The singer and humanitarian is best known for his signature hit the Banana Boat Song.
'Rest in peace champ': Tributes paid to talented Irish boxer (20s) who died in Sligo car crash
Oran Gethins (23) died in a crash close to his home in Co Sligo.
# Accidental Death
Defence Forces member dies following parachuting accident in Spain
The Defence Forces confirmed that the member was off duty at the time of the accident.
# identified
Dental records identify man whose body lay in Cork house for over 20 years
Tim O’Sullivan was discovered last Friday.
Former Cameroon and PSG player Modeste M'Bami dies aged 40
The late star’s agent confirmed the news.
Last year
Irish tourist dies after falling from train in Thailand
The man was identified as 45-year-old Patrick Ward who arrived in the country yesterday.
# Odisha
Indian police say Russian who died after allegedly criticising Ukraine war 'likely fell to his death'
The politician reportedly said in the summer that a Russian missile bombardment on Ukraine was ‘terrorism’.
# Drogheda
Investigation continues into death of man in Co Louth in 'unexplained circumstances'
The man, aged in his 40s, was discovered with serious injuries on Thursday.
# New Jersey
Young Kilkenny man struck and killed by train in New Jersey
The tragic incident happened last Thursday.
# Drug Crime
Finglas shooting is latest incident in tit-for-tat feud between 'Mr Flashy' gang and rivals
The man shot last night is a close associate of the gang leader.
# Investigation
Gardaí launch investigation after body of man found in house in Cork
The body of the man was discovered yesterday.
# Newtownabbey
Murder investigation launched after man dies following serious assault in Antrim
A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.
Woman arrested after man (55) murdered in Belfast
Police were called to address in Woodside Park just after 10pm last night.
# commemoration
March planned to remember Savita on the 10-year anniversary of her death
Savita Halappanavar died in October 2012, and her tragic death led to a raft of investigations and an outcry across Ireland.
# Belfast
Coroner approves PSNI attempt to withhold material from Noah Donohoe inquest
Justice Michael Humphreys said disclosing the information would create a real risk of harm to the public interest.
# Attack
Man dies following attack at gay pride event in Germany
The German government’s LGBTQ+ commissioner, Sven Lehmann, expressed shock at the death.
# Tribute
'A young life needlessly ended': Funeral of Dylan McCarthy takes place in Limerick
McCarthy sustained fatal injuries when attacked by several men last week.
# Inquiry
British soldier died after being mistaken for firing target by short-sighted colleague
Sergeant Gavin Hillier (35) died at the Castlemartin range in Pembrokeshire on 4 March 2021.
# UK
Family of Archie Battersbee call for 'change' after his death
Archie had been in a coma since he was found unconscious by his mother on 7 April.
# Dublin
Man arrested after body found in Drumcondra apartment
The body was discovered at an apartment on Achill Road yesterday evening.
# paul sorvino
Paul Sorvino’s daughter leads tributes to ‘talented and giving’ Goodfellas star
The actor also played starred in the TV series Law & Order.
# Sutton
Teenage boy dies after getting into difficulty in water at Dublin beach
The incident happened around 7.30pm yesterday evening.
# Zadar
Irishman (20) dies following fall in Croatia
The man died in the early hours of Thursday morning.
# Russia
UN issues war crimes warning after death sentences given to soldiers
Three foreigners captured fighting for Ukraine were sentenced to death by pro-Russian rebels yesterday.
Length of time to register a death may be cut from three months to less than one
A report by
Lauren Boland
Current wait times for an appointment at some civil registration offices can take up to several weeks.
A proposal would give the deceased’s family five days to visit a registration office after receiving the cause of death cert.
The new system would quicken up a process that is handled much slower in Ireland than in other countries and reduce lags in important data.
However, current wait times for an appointment at some civil registration offices can take up to several weeks, Lauren Boland reports.
# southwark
Man arrested after four people found stabbed to death in south London
All four people – three women and a man – were pronounced dead at the scene.
# Death
Woman dies at summit of Galtee Mountains
It happened at approximately 1pm today.
# castlemaine
Appeal issued over 'unexplained death' of cyclist found on Kerry roadside
The results of the post-mortem examination will determine the course of the Garda investigation.
Oscar-winning actor William Hurt dies age 71
Hurt won two academy awards in his career.
# Death
Man pronounced dead after collapsing at popular Sligo hiking spot
The 72 year old man could not be revived despite the efforts of a mountain rescue team.
# Death
Comedian Bob Saget ‘died from unseen blow to head’, medical examiner says
Saget was found dead on 9 January in a Florida hotel room.
# The Lancet
Experts warn of increasing over-medicalisation of death, call for rethink on end-of-life care
A new Lancet Commission has called for public attitudes to death and dying to be rebalanced.
Tributes paid to British comedian Barry Cryer after his death aged 86
The comedy star has been remembered by comedians and celebrities.
US comedian Louie Anderson has died aged 68
He appeared in films including Coming To America and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
# Co Carlow
Gardaí probe claim that man's dead body was taken to post office in bid to withdraw his pension
Gardaí said they are examining all the circumstances around the man’s death.
'Voice of the West': Tributes as former RTÉ correspondent Jim Fahy dies aged 75
Fellow journalists and those employed by the station paid tribute to their former colleague today on social media.