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Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
Gardaí investigating after discovery of body on Clare beach
The alarm was raised at around 3pm when a couple out walking found the body at White Strand beach.
Toddler who died in choking incident in Skibbereen is laid to rest
Joshua Odonkor passed away on Wednesday evening.
# Fatal Crash
Man (30s) killed after car crashes into wall in Kilkenny
Gardaí believe the driver was fatally injured when his car collided with a wall.
Last month
January 2023
‘Glue that held us together’: Stills and Nash lead tributes to legendary musician David Crosby
He died after a long illness yesterday.
Irish man dies attempting to save daughter from drowning at Australian beach
The man swam out to rescue his 11-year-old daughter who eventually reached the shore safely.
# Profile
Ukraine helicopter crash: Who was Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky?
Monastyrsky is the most senior Ukrainian official to have died since Russia invaded Ukraine last year.
# Alaska
Polar bear kills woman and child in remote Alaskan village
The bear was shot and killed as it attacked the pair, Alaska State Troopers have said.
World's oldest known person dies aged 118
French nun Lucile Randon, born in 1904, survived Covid-19 last year and died peacefully in her sleep, a spokesman said.
Actress Gina Lollobrigida, an icon of the Golden Age of Hollywood, dies aged 95
The actress was named ‘the most beautiful woman in the world’ during her silver screen heyday.
Tributes paid to Lisa Marie Presley, only daughter of Elvis, who has died aged 54
In a statement, the Presley family said they were “shocked and devastated” by the news.
Opinion: A year on from the loss of Ashling Murphy, has anything changed?
On the anniversary of the death of Ashling Murphy, writer Clare Egan says if we really want to end male violence, we must listen to survivors.
England and Lions great David Duckham dies aged 76
The stylish wing scored 11 tries in 16 appearances on the 1971 Lions tour to New Zealand, including six in one midweek game.
# Kerry
Tributes paid following the death of trad musician Séamus Begley at 73
Begley released eight albums throughout his career, notably the award-winning album ‘Meitheal’ with Australian guitarist Steve Cooney
'A friend to all' - Tributes paid following death of sports broadcaster Paudie Palmer
The Kerry native passed away this weekend following an alleged hit-and-run.
# Paudie Palmer
Cork sports broadcaster dies following alleged hit-and-run last month
Paudie Palmer, 60s, was left in a critical condition after the two-vehicle collision in Innishannon on December 30.
Former Cameroon and PSG player Modeste M'Bami dies aged 40
The late star’s agent confirmed the news.
Former Juventus and Chelsea star Gianluca Vialli dies aged 58
The ex-footballer had been suffering from cancer.
West Ham joint chairman David Gold dies at age of 86 after ‘short illness’
Gold and fellow co-chairman David Sullivan took over ownership of the Hammers in 2010.
Pele to be buried today after lying in state at Santos' stadium
The three-time World Cup winner died on 29 December aged 82.
# tributes
Fans mourn Pele at public viewing in Brazil stadium
Football fans started arriving at the Vila Belmiro Stadium in the early hours of this morning to pay their last respects.
Former Celtic and Scotland striker Frank McGarvey dies aged 66
McGarvey was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2022.
Last year
Dunphy: 'More than any other single individual, Pele made football 'the beautiful game''
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes Pele’s influence in the world game will be everlasting.
# tributes
'A true genius': Celebrities lead tributes following death of designer Vivienne Westwood
Westwood’s family announced her passing yesterday aged 81.
Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood dies aged 81
She died peacefully today, surrounded by her family in South London.
In memoriam: Remembering the famous faces from around the world we lost in 2022
We take a look back at some of the many greats we lost this 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.
Three adults killed and four children injured in Tyrone crash
The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) said it got a call just before 3.30pm about a two-vehicle collision.
Fabian O'Neill, hailed by Zidane as 'most talented player ever', dies at 49
In 2000, he moved to Juventus but after playing for the Turin giants for just one season, he was farmed out to Perugia.
In memoriam: Remembering the famous Irish faces we lost in 2022
A look back at some of the greats and well-known faces we lost this year.
Maxi Jazz, lead Faithless singer, dies aged 65
The band confirmed that he passed away last night.
90-year-old man dies in Cork house fire
The body of the pensioner, who lived alone, was recovered from the semi-detached home in Carrigaline.
England World Cup winner George Cohen dies aged 83
The full-back spent his entire playing career with boyhood club Fulham.
Broncos' Super Bowl-winning running back Ronnie Hillman dies of cancer aged 31
Hillman played in two Super Bowls for the Broncos and led the franchise in running yards during their 2015 championship-winning campaign.
Man in his 70s dies after being struck by bus in Kilkenny
Gardaí are appealing to witnesses to come forward.
Max Brito, the player paralysed at 1995 Rugby World Cup, dies
A dashing, 27-year-old dreadlocked winger, he arrived at the tournament in South Africa full of hope.
Terry Hall hailed as 'musical pioneer' following death at 63
The singer-songwriter rose to fame as part of the band, who were pioneers of the ska scene in the UK.
Tributes paid after Meath All-Ireland winning captain Darby passes away
The corner-back was attributed with the distinction of holding each of his direct opponents scoreless during that All-Ireland winning campaign
Two-month-old baby dies in migrant shipwreck off Lesbos
The baby boy was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Woman (33) dies in crowd crush outside London concert venue
Rebecca Ikumelo was one of three people badly hurt when ticketless fans tried to get into the show.
Serie A legend Sinisa Mihajlovic dies aged 53
The former full-back was diagnosed with leukemia just before the 2019-20 season.