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# Obituary

Last week
4th June 2023 - 10th June 2023
# Obituary
Cork's Teddy McCarthy was such a star that one sport could never contain him
The only man to ever do a football and hurling All-Ireland double in the same year, Teddy McCarthy leaves a huge legacy.
‘My idol growing up’ - Cork GAA icon Teddy McCarthy hailed as a ‘true legend’
Tributes paid after Cork All-Ireland winning great Teddy McCarthy passes away
All time
# Obituary
Ireland's peacemaker, John Hume (1937-2020)
The former SDLP leader has died aged 83.
Larry Donnelly: Trump re-election in 2020 not a done deal, but Democrats face an uphill battle
The Democrats bowed to pressure on impeachment, but will it make a difference to the 2020 result?
Remembering the Irish men and women we lost in 2018
It was the year we bid our final farewells to…
# Obituary
US senator and former presidential candidate John McCain has died aged 81
The veteran politician is survived by his wife Cindy and seven children.
# miguel ferrer
One of the ultimate 'that guy' character actors has passed away
Miguel Ferrer had an acting career that spanned four decades.
# service to the state
Ireland's man of the century, TK Whitaker, dies aged 100
The humble civil servant created the blueprint for modern Ireland with his economic policies.
Prodigious British author and art critic John Berger has died aged 90
Berger’s Ways of Seeing programme changed the face of art criticism.
# Legend
'Irishman dies from stubbornness, whiskey': This man's brilliant obituary is going viral
“Absolut vodka and Simply Orange companies are devastated by the loss of Connors.”
# Obituary
From Rome to Manila: Muhammad Ali 'shook up the world'
The world lost The Greatest last night.
# shots fired
A woman used her obituary to diss both Trump and Clinton
Bow down.
Magician Paul Daniels dies aged 77
Daniels had been diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour.
# Dying wish
This man used his obituary to urge people not to vote for Donald Trump and now he's going viral
“In lieu of flowers…”
Deaths in 2015: Saying goodbye to those we loved and lost this year
It was the year we bid our final farewells to…
Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died
Howe, former chancellor of the exchequer among other things, has died from a heart attack aged 88.
# wonderful
This lady has the cutest obituary you'll read today
“She disliked very much the end of the football season, her middle name and McDonalds.”
# deadpan
This man's to-the-point obituary is going viral
Veteran RTE broadcaster Liam Ó Murchú has died
He was 86.
# Ouch
Is this the harshest obituary headline ever?
The internet thinks so.
Ben E King, singer of Stand By Me, has died.
The singer was 76.
# add it up
This grandmother's obituary has one very interesting detail
She has how many grandchildren?!
# remember
Singapore's founding father, 'a true giant of history', dies aged 91
Lee Kuan Yew has been hailed as the person who turned Singapore into the prosperous city it is today.
# Superhero
This man's obituary says he died "due to an uppercut from Batman"
Here’s how it all came about.
# fitting tribute
This man's obituary lists his cause of death as 'uppercut from Batman'
This has an unexpectedly brilliant opening paragraph.
# nevertheless
'Plain and overweight': This dreadful obituary of a female author is causing a storm online
Twitter users are posting their own obituaries in response to an Australian newspaper’s gaffe.
Golden era Hollywood actress Luise Rainer dies aged 104
Her roles ranged from the 1930s German stage to television’s The Love Boat.
# Obituary
Dad with cancer writes funny, lovely obituary before death
Is it dusty in here?
Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72
The glamrock singer had a string of hits throughout the 1970s and 80s.
# Brill-ately
An Post's anniversary tribute to Seamus Heaney is beautiful
For when you want to rest the squat pen between finger and thumb and, you know, write a letter…
A risk taker, a dealer and a peacemaker: Remembering Albert Reynolds (1932-2014)
The 81-year-old former taoiseach passed away in the early hours of this morning.
# rags to riches
Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94
He went from selling buns on the street, to having a fortune of $25.9 billion.
Prolific actor Eli Wallach dies at the age of 98
The actor was best known for his roles in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, and The Magnificent Seven.
Writer Maya Angelou has died at 86
She was best known for her work I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings.
# Rest In Peace
This obituary for 'Pervert Dave' is completely real
He loved motorcycles.
Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning writer, has died
The Colombian writer was 87.
Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole books, has died
The author died at home at the age of 68.
President Higgins pays tribute to former Senator Sam McAughtry
McAughtry, who was a writer and broadcaster, had played a role in the peace process throughout his life.
# raise a glass
Family discover wonderful obituary grandfather wrote for himself before he died
What a guy.
# one last ride
Here's the touching police dog obituary that has the internet bawling its eyes out
Christopher Coscia’s heartfelt tribute to his canine companion went viral after appearing on Facebook.
Folk legend Pete Seeger dies at 94
The folk music champion died of natural causes at a New York hospital last night.