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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Death

All time
29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee shot dead during riots in Derry
Police said they were treating the shooting as a terrorist incident.
# Co Tipperary
Appeal for witnesses after man killed in car and truck crash near Bulmers factory in Clonmel
The man in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Tragedy
'Two special angels': Husband pays emotional tribute at funeral of Marie Downey and infant son
Marie Downey and her son Darragh died in tragic circumstances at a Cork hospital this week.
Legendary filmmaker and French New Wave pioneer Agnes Varda dies aged 90
She continued making films right up to her death.
# Dhaka
At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh
Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.
Minister promises review into deaths of Marie Downey and her son in Cork hospital
Marie was pronounced dead at the hospital last Monday. It’s understood she may have suffered a seizure while feeding her son.
# Belfast
Man sentenced to minimum 9 years in prison for murder of Syrian national
Callin Wilson (20), currently of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to the murder of Hazem Ahmed Ghreir.
# philomena canning
'We've lost a warrior': Tributes paid after death of independent midwife Philomena Canning
Canning, who was suffering from terminal ovarian cancer, had been seeking damages from the HSE.
# Courts
'My baby boy is gone forever': Man jailed for life for murdering fellow drug dealer
Rihards Lavickis (26) had pleaded not guilty to murder, but guilty to manslaughter.
# dick dale
'We all owe you': Tributes after death of musician behind Pulp Fiction theme song
His style influenced musicians like The Beach Boys, Eddie Van Halen and Jimi Hendrix.
Pat Laffan - who played Pat Mustard and Georgie Burgess - has died
Tributes were paid to the actor today.
# Inquest
Inquest hears details of Prodigy frontman Keith Flint's death
The singer (49) was found dead last week on at his home in a village in Essex.
# Michael Ryan
'He wanted to save the world': Mother leads tributes to Irish aid worker who died in air crash
He was killed in an Ethiopian Airlines crash over the weekend.
# andre previn
'An incomparable talent': Tributes paid to award-winning composer Andre Previn
The German-American musician had won four Oscars and 10 Grammys during his career.
# Inquiry
Family of murdered woman Clodagh Hawe to meet Garda Commissioner
Clodagh’s family met with Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan today.
# greystones
Garda probe after sudden death of young man found unresponsive in Wicklow pub
Officers attended the scene at the public house in Greystones at 9.30pm last night.
# Killorglin
Man due in court charged in connection with death of man in Kerry
Stephen O’Connor passed away on Monday.
# Arrested
Louisiana man suspected of killing five people caught at grandmother's Virginia home
Dakota Theriot was captured by poilice yesterday.
# Louisiana
Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings
Dakota Theriot was being sought on first-degree murder and other charges.
# Julen Rosello
Rescuers recover body of Spanish boy who fell down well
A hearse arrived at the site shortly after the news broke to take his body to a funeral home.
# appeal
Teenage girl dies in hospital after being knocked down by car in Cork collision
The collision involving the 16-year-old and a car happened at 7.45pm on Monday.
# Guatamala
'Medical checks' for all children at US border posts after 8-year-old boy dies on Christmas Eve
It is the second death of a migrant child in the care and custody of US Customs and Border Protection in a month.
# Ballincollig
Garda treating discovery of body in burning car as a personal tragedy
The alarm was raised at around 6.15pm yesterday evening.
# portlaw
Man (50s) dies following assault in Waterford
Gardaí have arrested a man in his 20s over the incident.
# Galway
Man arrested in connection with death of woman on farm earlier this year
A woman in her 70s was fatally injured when she was struck by an agricultural vehicle on a farm in Galway in April.
# Burial
Former US president George HW Bush laid to rest in Texas
George HW Bush died last Friday at the age 94.
Dónall Farmer - who played Fr Tim Devereux on Glenroe - dies aged 81
Dónall is survived by his wife Eileen and children Orla, Catherine and Dónall.
# Castleblayney
Town in shock after popular local killed in incident where garda was dragged 500 metres by car
Stephen Marron was assistant sacristan of the local parish and was driving a car which was crashed into by the car dragging the garda.
# harry's last stand
'Rebel' RAF veteran and Twitter phenomenon Harry Leslie Smith dies aged 95
The veteran’s illness was documented by his son after Smith gathered a huge following on Twitter.
# baby cormac
Aspiration of milk was a factor in the death of three-month-old baby, inquest hears
Cormac Lafferty died on 10 September 2016.
How John Reynolds changed the club and festival scenes - and Ireland along the way
The death of the promoter has sent a wave of shock through the Irish music and festival scenes.
'A visionary', 'Inspirational': Tributes paid to well-known music promoter John Reynolds
“Ireland is less today for his passing,” Leo Varadkar said.
# Mountjoy Garda Station
Tributes paid to Amanda Carroll as Garda investigation into her death continues
Carroll’s body was found by Dublin Fire Brigade this afternoon.
# Death
Body of man (20s) discovered at Galway's City Hall
The discovery of the body was made at City Hall on College Road at around 9.30am this morning.
Peter Brackley, the legendary voice of Football Italia, dies aged 67
The broadcaster covered four World Cups throughout his career but is most fondly remembered as the man charged with covering Serie A for Channel 4.
# Jamal Khashoggi
CCTV released in case of missing US-based Saudi journalist
US government sources believe he was killed, but Saudi Arabia says the claims are “baseless”.
Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe who duetted with Freddie Mercury, dies aged 85
In her almost unlimited repertoire, she starred in 90 opera roles with nearly 4,000 stage performances.
# accidents
Appeal for witnesses after walkers struck in separate serious road accidents in Mayo and Dublin
A man in his 30s dies after being struck by a van in west Dublin this morning, while a 31-year-old woman suffered serious head injuries after being hit by a car in Breaffy, Mayo.
# Fairyhouse
19-year-old man dies after taking ill at music festival in Meath
The man was taken to hospital in Dublin where he was pronounced dead.
# life and death
Britain's top forensic pathologist: 'You're exposed to man's inhumanity to man every day'
Dr Richard Shepherd said he did not realise the impact his job was having on him until his breakdown two years ago.