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# R.I.P.

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2022
# R.I.P.
Former All Black, Fiji star Joeli Vidiri dead aged 48
His death came less than 24 hours after the death of another former All Black and Blues winger Va’aiga Tuigamala.
# R.I.P.
Former Oxford winger Joey Beauchamp dies at age of 50
Beauchamp signed with his home-town club as a YTS trainee in 1987.
All time
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Dundee United announce death of Jim McLean
Former manager guided Dundee United to European Cup semis, Uefa Cup victories over Barcelona and the 1983 Scottish title.
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Thank you Mr Eastwood - you gave us hope in our darkest decade
The boxing promoter who died last night was a genuine A-Lister in the ’80s. Mention the name Eastwood and people assumed you were talking about Barney not Clint.
# R.I.P.
Former Wales international Matthew J Watkins has died aged 41
The Welsh team will wear black armbands against England today as a mark of respect for the centre, who won 18 caps for his national team.
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There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise
United Nations figures show that more than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October.
# RIP
Bernie Nolan passes away 'peacefully' after long battle with cancer
The singer and actress was first diagnosed with breast cancer three years ago but the disease spread to her bones and organs last year.
# Roads
Motorcyclist dies after collision with lorry in Co Kilkenny
The man in his 40s was fatally injured after the collision outside Glenmore this afternoon.
# Roads
Cyclist in his 80s dies after being struck by car
The driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving but has since been released without charge.
# R.I.P.
Woman, 81, dies in house fire in Co Cork
Emergency services were called to the scene in the outskirts of Macroom at 7am this morning.
# Roads
Girl, 15, dies after being struck by car in Galway
The teenager was walking with a friend in the Gaeltacht port area of Ros A Mhíl when she was struck last night.
# R.I.P.
Former 'Independent Fianna Fáil' TD Harry Blaney dies at 85
A member of a famous dynasty, Blaney was one of the independents who supported Bertie Ahern’s first government in 1997.
# Roads
One dead, two injured after van and car crash in Swords
The dead man and the two injured parties were injured when the van they were travelling in collided with a car.
# Roads
One woman dies, and another seriously injured, after two-car crash in Louth
The woman was the only occupant of the car when it crashed with another on the R132 just outside Dunleer.
# Roads
Two men dead, and another seriously injured, in Sligo crash
The single-car accident occurred just off the Ballyfarnan to Sligo road last night.
# Roads
Lorry driver dies after single-vehicle accident in Donegal
The man in his 30s was driving the lorry when the accident occurred at Pettigo at about 11:30am this morning.
# Clondalkin
Young man's body recovered from lake in Clondalkin
It is thought that the body may be that of a young man who was reported missing in the area about six weeks ago.
# Roads
Man in his 70s dies in Limerick road accident
The man was killed when a car collided with a 4×4 on the N7 just outside Limerick city.
# R.I.P.
Tributes paid to late Minister of State Shane McEntee
Tributes have been paid to the late Fine Gael TD, who died at his home in Co Meath aged 56.
# R.I.P.
Shane McEntee, Fine Gael TD for Meath East, passes away
The Nobber man and Minister of State, who was first elected to the Dáil in 2005, was 56 years old.
# Roads
24-year-old man dies after car hits wall in Limerick
The man was the only occupant of the car when it struck a wall four miles outside Abbeyfeale yesterday afternoon.
# Dublin
Man in his 50s dies in fire at Dublin flat
The fire at the Constitutional Hill flats in Dublin 7 was spotted at about 3:30am.
# Roads
Man, 29, dies in single-car accident in Co Limerick
The man was the only occupant of the car, which left the Croom to Granagh road shortly before 4am.
# Stabbing
One man dead, another injured in early-morning Rialto stabbing
The two men, aged in their 20s, were stabbed after an altercation outside the Herberton Apartments in Dublin 8.
# Maternal Deaths
Maternal death rate 'up to four times higher than CSO figures'
A report by a HSE-endorsed body on maternal deaths says our maternal death rate is significantly higher than official figures show.
# Waterford
Gardaí investigating discovery of man's body in Waterford house
The body of the 47-year-old was found in a house on Alexander Street in the city this evening.
# godfather of detroit
Legendary boxing coach Emanuel Steward, 68, passes away
The American trainer oversaw the boxing careers of Thomas Hearns, Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko and Irishman Andy Lee.
# Roads
Motorcyclist killed after colliding with car in Cork
The man, in his 40s, was pronounced dead at Mercy University Hospital.
# Cloning
Dolly the sheep cloner Keith Campbell dies at 58
The University of Nottingham says Keith Campbell – who rose to worldwide fame in 1997 – passed away last week.
# Roads
Female motorcyclist dies after collision with car in Cork
The woman in her 20s was involved in a collision with a car on Sarsfield Road at about 11pm last night.
# Laois
Man killed in morning shooting in Portarlington
The man, aged in his 20s, was shot in a housing estate at about 8:30am this morning.
# suftum
Ulster captain Johann Muller pays tribute to Nevin Spence
“I have no doubt that he would have gone on to play for Ireland on many occasions.”
# Tragedy
Nevin Spence: A promising rugby star who stayed close to his roots
There has been an outpouring of grief across the world following the farming accident in Co Down.
# Legends
Leinster and Ireland mourn the passing of rugby stalwarts
Gerry Culliton, who was capped 19 times for his country, and Seamus Kelly, Wexford’s first rugby international, featured in the Irish jersey in the 1950s.
# Kinsale
Post-mortems due on bodies of two found in Kinsale
Examinations will be carried out on two men, both aged 22, who were found in a house on Abbey Lane yesterday morning.
# R.I.P.
Husband of former Tánaiste Mary Coughlan passes away
David Charlton, 48, had been suffering from cancer.
# Roads
Teenager killed, and four others injured, in Roscommon crash
A 17-year-old boy is killed when the car he was sharing with four other males went into a ditch overnight.
# Tragedy
Irish waters claim fifth victim after teacher drowns off Cork
The body of a retired schoolteacher was recovered off Co Cork yesterday after his boat capsized near Castletownbere.
# Tragedy
Infant, 1, dies after falling from 6th-floor apartment
The child passed away at Temple Street Children’s Hospital after falling from a sixth-story window in Phibsboro.
# London
Cyclist dies after collision with London Olympics shuttle bus
A group of nearby soldiers rushed to the scene to try and treat the cyclist, who was hit by a bus carrying journalists.