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# death - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Barrister and political commentator Noel Whelan has died aged 50
# RIP
# RIP

Barrister and political commentator Noel Whelan has died aged 50

Jul 11th 2019, 7:36 AM 78,996 Views 34 Comments

Whelan was highly involved in the referendum campaigns to legalise same sex marriage iand to Repeal the Eighth Amendment.

# death - Monday 8 July, 2019

Woman in her 30s arrested in connection with death of 2-year-old Santina Cawley
# Cork
# Cork

Woman in her 30s arrested in connection with death of 2-year-old Santina Cawley

Jul 8th 2019, 12:38 PM 52,855 Views 10 Comments

Santina was rushed to hospital shortly after 5am last Friday having sustained bone fractures and a serious head injury.

# death - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Man dies after 'one punch' attack on Co Down beach
# Tyrella Beach
# Tyrella Beach

Man dies after 'one punch' attack on Co Down beach

Jun 30th 2019, 12:37 PM 27,622 Views 0 Comments

A 21-year-old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm.

# death - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

Jun 29th 2019, 3:06 PM 19,383 Views 11 Comments

The heat has already claimed several lives, including a 17-year-old harvest worker in Spain and a 72-year-old homeless man in Italy.

# death - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Murder investigation launched into death of 41-year-old woman in Westport
# Valerie French Kilroy
# Valerie French Kilroy

Murder investigation launched into death of 41-year-old woman in Westport

Updated Jun 15th 2019, 9:24 PM 77,294 Views 22 Comments

A man (40s) arrested in connection with this investigation remains in garda custody.

# death - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Billy McKee - a founding member of the Provisional IRA - has died aged 97
# Belfast
# Belfast

Billy McKee - a founding member of the Provisional IRA - has died aged 97

Jun 12th 2019, 8:07 PM 28,030 Views 53 Comments

McKee always defended the worst atrocities of the IRA.

# death - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Cyclist killed after being struck by car at Gap of Dunloe
# Kerry
# Kerry

Cyclist killed after being struck by car at Gap of Dunloe

Jun 2nd 2019, 2:04 PM 33,210 Views 37 Comments

The incident occurred at about 8am this morning.

Man (20s) killed and two others injured after 4x4 crashes in Tipperary
# Dundrum
# Dundrum

Man (20s) killed and two others injured after 4x4 crashes in Tipperary

Jun 2nd 2019, 11:04 AM 29,081 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened early this morning.

# death - Friday 31 May, 2019

Sister of former Finance Minister Michael Noonan among three women killed in Limerick crash
# Listowel
# Listowel

Sister of former Finance Minister Michael Noonan among three women killed in Limerick crash

Updated May 31st 2019, 2:20 PM 60,297 Views 10 Comments

It is believed that some of the women who were killed were travelling to Listowel Writers’ Week in Kerry.

Pedestrian dies in hit-and-run in Dublin
# Swords Road
# Swords Road

Pedestrian dies in hit-and-run in Dublin

May 31st 2019, 8:02 AM 27,709 Views 20 Comments

A man in his 20s was killed after being struck by a HGV vehicle that failed to remain on the scene.

# death - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Death of woman in Donegal house being treated as a 'sudden death'
# Milford
# Milford

Death of woman in Donegal house being treated as a 'sudden death'

May 12th 2019, 6:00 PM 21,261 Views 1 Comment

The woman was found dead in the bedroom of a house early yesterday morning.

# death - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Male teenager presents himself to Gardaí after 18-year-old stabbed to death
# Dundrum
# Dundrum

Male teenager presents himself to Gardaí after 18-year-old stabbed to death

Updated May 11th 2019, 5:20 PM 71,170 Views 38 Comments

The teenager has been named locally as Azzam Raguragui.

# death - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Saoradh offices searched as part of Lyra McKee murder investigation
# Derry
# Derry

Saoradh offices searched as part of Lyra McKee murder investigation

May 7th 2019, 3:49 PM 14,020 Views 0 Comments

A number of items were seized during the search for further investigation.

# death - Sunday 5 May, 2019

'Great man', 'oozed integrity', 'brilliant writer' - tributes pour in for late Offaly boss
# Death
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# Death

'Great man', 'oozed integrity', 'brilliant writer' - tributes pour in for late Offaly boss

May 5th 2019, 2:33 PM 9,571 Views 3 Comments

Eugene McGee has passed away.

# death - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'We know that we will all rejoice together on the day that justice is achieved for our Lyra'
# Lyra McKee
# Lyra McKee

'We know that we will all rejoice together on the day that justice is achieved for our Lyra'

Apr 30th 2019, 8:38 PM 7,434 Views 12 Comments

Lyra (29) was murdered early on Good Friday morning in the Creggan in Derry during a night of fierce riots.

# death - Friday 26 April, 2019

Father of footballer Emiliano Sala dies three months after son's fatal plane crash
# RIP
# RIP

Father of footballer Emiliano Sala dies three months after son's fatal plane crash

Apr 26th 2019, 2:51 PM 40,830 Views 10 Comments

The light aircraft carrying Emiliano Sala disappeared near the British island of Guernsey on 21 January.

# death - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Lyra's family: 'A warm and innocent heart, she was the greatest listener, someone who had time for everyone'
# Tribute
# Tribute

Lyra's family: 'A warm and innocent heart, she was the greatest listener, someone who had time for everyone'

Apr 23rd 2019, 10:43 PM 9,089 Views 0 Comments

Lyra was murdered early on Friday morning in the Creggan in Derry following a night of fierce riots.

# death - Friday 19 April, 2019

'They must be brought to justice': Leaders of NI parties issue joint statement condemning killing of Lyra McKee
# Derry
# Derry

'They must be brought to justice': Leaders of NI parties issue joint statement condemning killing of Lyra McKee

Apr 19th 2019, 2:23 PM 18,574 Views 44 Comments

In a rare unified statement, the six leaders said the attack was also an attack on the members of the Derry community.

Lyra McKee: A determined journalist who told the stories of marginalised people and her country’s troubled past
# RIP
# RIP

Lyra McKee: A determined journalist who told the stories of marginalised people and her country’s troubled past

Apr 19th 2019, 12:22 PM 45,525 Views 37 Comments

Lyra’s work covered topics to do with the legacy of the Troubles, the fight for LGBT equality, and her own life.

29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee shot dead during riots in Derry
# CREGGAN
# CREGGAN

29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee shot dead during riots in Derry

Updated Apr 19th 2019, 7:26 AM 114,598 Views 157 Comments

Police said they were treating the shooting as a terrorist incident.

# death - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Appeal for witnesses after man killed in car and truck crash near Bulmers factory in Clonmel
# Co Tipperary
# Co Tipperary

Appeal for witnesses after man killed in car and truck crash near Bulmers factory in Clonmel

Apr 18th 2019, 12:50 PM 31,599 Views 3 Comments

The man in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.

# death - Saturday 30 March, 2019

'Two special angels': Husband pays emotional tribute at funeral of Marie Downey and infant son
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'Two special angels': Husband pays emotional tribute at funeral of Marie Downey and infant son

Mar 30th 2019, 4:50 PM 52,268 Views 17 Comments

Marie Downey and her son Darragh died in tragic circumstances at a Cork hospital this week.

# death - Friday 29 March, 2019

Legendary filmmaker and French New Wave pioneer Agnes Varda dies aged 90
# RIP
# RIP

Legendary filmmaker and French New Wave pioneer Agnes Varda dies aged 90

Mar 29th 2019, 12:18 PM 9,791 Views 6 Comments

She continued making films right up to her death.

# death - Thursday 28 March, 2019

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh
# Dhaka
# Dhaka

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh

Updated Mar 28th 2019, 9:50 PM 19,911 Views 7 Comments

Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.

Minister promises review into deaths of Marie Downey and her son in Cork hospital
# RIP
# RIP

Minister promises review into deaths of Marie Downey and her son in Cork hospital

Mar 28th 2019, 1:46 PM 17,313 Views 4 Comments

Marie was pronounced dead at the hospital last Monday. It’s understood she may have suffered a seizure while feeding her son.

# death - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Man sentenced to minimum 9 years in prison for murder of Syrian national
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man sentenced to minimum 9 years in prison for murder of Syrian national

Mar 26th 2019, 5:59 PM 15,310 Views 16 Comments

Callin Wilson (20), currently of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to the murder of Hazem Ahmed Ghreir.

# death - Saturday 23 March, 2019

'We've lost a warrior': Tributes paid after death of independent midwife Philomena Canning
# Philomena Canning
# Philomena Canning

'We've lost a warrior': Tributes paid after death of independent midwife Philomena Canning

Mar 23rd 2019, 12:37 PM 26,731 Views 0 Comments

Canning, who was suffering from terminal ovarian cancer, had been seeking damages from the HSE.

# death - Thursday 21 March, 2019

'My baby boy is gone forever': Man jailed for life for murdering fellow drug dealer
# Courts
# Courts

'My baby boy is gone forever': Man jailed for life for murdering fellow drug dealer

Mar 21st 2019, 9:06 PM 29,847 Views 9 Comments

Rihards Lavickis (26) had pleaded not guilty to murder, but guilty to manslaughter.

# death - Monday 18 March, 2019

'We all owe you': Tributes after death of musician behind Pulp Fiction theme song
# Dick Dale
# Dick Dale

'We all owe you': Tributes after death of musician behind Pulp Fiction theme song

Mar 18th 2019, 11:00 AM 23,145 Views 3 Comments

His style influenced musicians like The Beach Boys, Eddie Van Halen and Jimi Hendrix.

# death - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Pat Laffan - who played Pat Mustard and Georgie Burgess - has died
# RIP
# RIP

Pat Laffan - who played Pat Mustard and Georgie Burgess - has died

Mar 14th 2019, 8:11 PM 40,894 Views 31 Comments

Tributes were paid to the actor today.

# death - Monday 11 March, 2019

Inquest hears details of Prodigy frontman Keith Flint's death
# Inquest
# Inquest

Inquest hears details of Prodigy frontman Keith Flint's death

Mar 11th 2019, 2:35 PM 90,560 Views 47 Comments

The singer (49) was found dead last week on at his home in a village in Essex.

'He wanted to save the world': Mother leads tributes to Irish aid worker who died in air crash
# Michael Ryan
# Michael Ryan

'He wanted to save the world': Mother leads tributes to Irish aid worker who died in air crash

Mar 11th 2019, 8:35 AM 23,005 Views 11 Comments

He was killed in an Ethiopian Airlines crash over the weekend.

# death - Friday 1 March, 2019

'An incomparable talent': Tributes paid to award-winning composer Andre Previn
# Andre Previn
# Andre Previn

'An incomparable talent': Tributes paid to award-winning composer Andre Previn

Mar 1st 2019, 7:12 AM 10,571 Views 5 Comments

The German-American musician had won four Oscars and 10 Grammys during his career.

# death - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Family of murdered woman Clodagh Hawe to meet Garda Commissioner
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Family of murdered woman Clodagh Hawe to meet Garda Commissioner

Feb 28th 2019, 8:21 PM 24,554 Views 24 Comments

Clodagh’s family met with Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan today.

# death - Friday 15 February, 2019

Garda probe after sudden death of young man found unresponsive in Wicklow pub
# Greystones
# Greystones

Garda probe after sudden death of young man found unresponsive in Wicklow pub

Feb 15th 2019, 9:16 PM 46,647 Views 5 Comments

Officers attended the scene at the public house in Greystones at 9.30pm last night.

Man due in court charged in connection with death of man in Kerry
# Killorglin
# Killorglin

Man due in court charged in connection with death of man in Kerry

Feb 15th 2019, 8:29 AM 10,809 Views 0 Comments

Stephen O’Connor passed away on Monday.

# death - Monday 28 January, 2019

Louisiana man suspected of killing five people caught at grandmother's Virginia home
# Arrested
# Arrested

Louisiana man suspected of killing five people caught at grandmother's Virginia home

Jan 28th 2019, 9:24 AM 18,794 Views 0 Comments

Dakota Theriot was captured by poilice yesterday.

# death - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings

Jan 27th 2019, 12:18 PM 50,487 Views 16 Comments

Dakota Theriot was being sought on first-degree murder and other charges.

# death - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Rescuers recover body of Spanish boy who fell down well
# Julen Rosello
# Julen Rosello

Rescuers recover body of Spanish boy who fell down well

Jan 26th 2019, 7:45 AM 61,443 Views 23 Comments

A hearse arrived at the site shortly after the news broke to take his body to a funeral home.

# death - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Teenage girl dies in hospital after being knocked down by car in Cork collision
# Appeal
# Appeal

Teenage girl dies in hospital after being knocked down by car in Cork collision

Jan 2nd 2019, 7:50 AM 29,540 Views 5 Comments

The collision involving the 16-year-old and a car happened at 7.45pm on Monday.