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# rip - Monday 18 October, 2021

Colin Powell dies aged 84 of Covid-19 complications
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Colin Powell dies aged 84 of Covid-19 complications

Oct 18th 2021, 1:18 PM 68,676 Views 48 Comments

The former US Secretary of State’s family made a statement about it on social media.

Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83
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Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83

Oct 18th 2021, 12:27 PM 15,106 Views 7 Comments

Tutt drummed for Elvis Presley with the TCB Band from 1969 until 1977.

Maori All Black Wainui killed in car accident aged 25
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Maori All Black Wainui killed in car accident aged 25

Oct 18th 2021, 12:09 PM 9,051 Views 3 Comments

Sonny Bill Williams has led tributes to the Super Rugby star.

# rip - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Celebrated poet Brendan Kennelly dies aged 85
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Celebrated poet Brendan Kennelly dies aged 85

Oct 17th 2021, 8:20 PM 42,629 Views 19 Comments

During his lifetime, Kennelly wrote over 20 books of poetry, along with plays, novels and criticism.

President Higgins pays tribute to Irish-language poet Máire Mac an tSaoi who has died aged 99
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President Higgins pays tribute to Irish-language poet Máire Mac an tSaoi who has died aged 99

Oct 17th 2021, 5:28 PM 27,868 Views 12 Comments

Máire Mhac an tSaoi was one of the leading Irish language poets of the twentieth century

# rip - Friday 15 October, 2021

Man dies after cattle trailer overturns during Clare car crash
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Man dies after cattle trailer overturns during Clare car crash

Oct 15th 2021, 5:15 PM 50,255 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened around 2.10pm this afternoon.

# rip - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

'Athletics has lost one of its brightest young stars' - tributes paid to the late Agnes Tirop
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'Athletics has lost one of its brightest young stars' - tributes paid to the late Agnes Tirop

Oct 13th 2021, 9:24 PM 6,314 Views 2 Comments

Thomas Bach and Sebastian Coe led the tributes to the two-time world bronze medallist.

World 10,000m medallist Agnes Tirop found dead at home aged 25
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World 10,000m medallist Agnes Tirop found dead at home aged 25

Oct 13th 2021, 2:01 PM 41,839 Views 2 Comments

Athletics Kenya say the runner was discovered in the western town of Iten.

# rip - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

President leads tributes to 'extraordinary' Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney
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President leads tributes to 'extraordinary' Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney

Updated Oct 12th 2021, 5:56 PM 77,450 Views 42 Comments

The musician’s death was confirmed this afternoon.

# rip - Monday 11 October, 2021

Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings passes away aged 86
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Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings passes away aged 86

Oct 11th 2021, 10:57 PM 5,575 Views 2 Comments

The London native had been in talks to purchase Cork City last December.

# rip - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Cervical cancer campaigner Eileen Rushe dies aged 35
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Cervical cancer campaigner Eileen Rushe dies aged 35

Sep 28th 2021, 4:20 PM 42,939 Views 14 Comments

The 35-year-old mother was diagnosed with cervical cancer in December 2018.

Legendary Liverpool and England striker Roger Hunt dies aged 83
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Legendary Liverpool and England striker Roger Hunt dies aged 83

Updated Sep 28th 2021, 2:52 PM 13,349 Views 12 Comments

Hunt, who was part of England’s 1966 World Cup-winning line-up, scored an unrivalled 244 league goals for the Reds.

# rip - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Mayo All-Ireland winning hero from 1951 team passes away
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Mayo All-Ireland winning hero from 1951 team passes away

Sep 26th 2021, 12:30 PM 68,170 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Prendergast was full-back on the last Mayo side to lift Sam Maguire.

# rip - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Notting Hill director Roger Michell dies at 65
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Notting Hill director Roger Michell dies at 65

Sep 23rd 2021, 10:01 PM 17,848 Views 1 Comment

The filmmaker was also responsible for films such as Morning Glory and Enduring Love.

'Godfather of modern Black cinema' Melvin Van Peebles dies at 89
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# Legacy

'Godfather of modern Black cinema' Melvin Van Peebles dies at 89

Sep 23rd 2021, 4:26 PM 6,525 Views 1 Comment

Van Peebles died Tuesday night at home with his family.

# rip - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Sex And The City actor Willie Garson dies aged 57
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Sex And The City actor Willie Garson dies aged 57

Sep 22nd 2021, 9:50 AM 47,341 Views 9 Comments

Garson also starred in White Collar and appeared in numerous hit shows and films.

# rip - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Tributes paid after the passing of former Antrim player and campaigner Anto Finnegan
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Tributes paid after the passing of former Antrim player and campaigner Anto Finnegan

Sep 19th 2021, 12:00 PM 26,336 Views 6 Comments

The Belfast man had been diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease.

English football legend Jimmy Greaves dies at the age of 81
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English football legend Jimmy Greaves dies at the age of 81

Sep 19th 2021, 10:26 AM 38,814 Views 44 Comments

The Spurs and Chelsea great died at home on Sunday morning.

# rip - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Unvaccinated mother and daughter passed away with Covid-19 in the same hospital ward
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Unvaccinated mother and daughter passed away with Covid-19 in the same hospital ward

Sep 16th 2021, 12:00 PM 142,814 Views 19 Comments

Heather Maddern and Sammie-Jo Forde, who provided home care for older people, were two beds away from each other in hospital.

# rip - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Former Saturday Night Live comic Norm Macdonald dies of cancer
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Former Saturday Night Live comic Norm Macdonald dies of cancer

Sep 15th 2021, 7:28 AM 34,047 Views 12 Comments

He became known for his esoteric impressions.

# rip - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Tributes paid to The Wire and Boardwalk Empire actor Michael K Williams
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Tributes paid to The Wire and Boardwalk Empire actor Michael K Williams

Updated Sep 7th 2021, 7:31 AM 61,911 Views 36 Comments

Williams, 54, was found dead in his apartment in Brooklyn on Monday.

# rip - Monday 6 September, 2021

Former France defender dies aged 73 after almost 40 years in coma
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Former France defender dies aged 73 after almost 40 years in coma

Sep 6th 2021, 2:09 PM 17,356 Views 9 Comments

Jean-Pierre Adams slipped into a coma after a mistake by his anaesthetist during routine knee surgery in 1982.

# rip - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Tributes paid to Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding as 'shining star' dies aged 39
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Tributes paid to Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding as 'shining star' dies aged 39

Updated Sep 5th 2021, 5:40 PM 250,356 Views 67 Comments

The singer had breast cancer.

Taoiseach leads tributes to RTÉ broadcaster Donncha Ó Dúlaing who has died aged 88
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Taoiseach leads tributes to RTÉ broadcaster Donncha Ó Dúlaing who has died aged 88

Sep 5th 2021, 11:01 AM 22,130 Views 8 Comments

He hosted the popular radio series Highways and Byways and Fáilte Isteach.

# rip - Friday 3 September, 2021

Patriots Super Bowl-winner Patten dead at 47
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Patriots Super Bowl-winner Patten dead at 47

Sep 3rd 2021, 11:15 PM 13,416 Views 0 Comments

He also had stints with the New York Giants, Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins and New Orleans Saints during a 12-year NFL career.

Funeral of Pat Hume to take place on Monday
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Funeral of Pat Hume to take place on Monday

Sep 3rd 2021, 6:41 PM 12,468 Views 5 Comments

Tributes have poured in for the widow of former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume.

Hillary Clinton leads tributes after death of Pat Hume
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Hillary Clinton leads tributes after death of Pat Hume

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:04 AM 33,743 Views 15 Comments

Pat Hume worked alongside her husband from the beginning of the civil rights movement in Derry in the 1960s.

# rip - Monday 30 August, 2021

Tributes paid to Limerick sportsman who died overnight on Greek island

Tributes paid to Limerick sportsman who died overnight on Greek island

Aug 30th 2021, 6:47 PM 62,661 Views 6 Comments

Niall O’Brien, aged in his 20s, died after sustaining serious head injuries.

Ed Asner, star of Mary Tyler Moore and Up, dies aged 91
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# Tributes

Ed Asner, star of Mary Tyler Moore and Up, dies aged 91

Aug 30th 2021, 10:56 AM 19,522 Views 12 Comments

The veteran performer became a star in middle age in The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

# rip - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Former IOC president Jacques Rogge dies aged 79
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Former IOC president Jacques Rogge dies aged 79

Aug 29th 2021, 9:09 PM 2,923 Views 0 Comments

Rogge was a world-champion sailor and competed at three Games, while also earning 16 caps for Belgium in rugby.

President and Taoiseach lead tributes to former RTÉ journalist Rodney Rice
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President and Taoiseach lead tributes to former RTÉ journalist Rodney Rice

Aug 29th 2021, 7:29 PM 34,239 Views 4 Comments

Rice died at the age of 76 following a short illness.

# rip - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Former League of Ireland footballer Sam Oji dies aged 35
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Former League of Ireland footballer Sam Oji dies aged 35

Aug 28th 2021, 12:24 PM 55,410 Views 4 Comments

The English defender had been suffering with an illness.

# rip - Friday 27 August, 2021

Opinion: How Charlie Watts infused one of the greatest rock bands with jazz
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Opinion: How Charlie Watts infused one of the greatest rock bands with jazz

Aug 27th 2021, 8:00 PM 10,375 Views 13 Comments

Professor of music Victor Coelho looks at the Rolling Stones drummer, who died this week.

# rip - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

The Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies aged 80
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The Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies aged 80

Aug 24th 2021, 5:38 PM 47,793 Views 28 Comments

The news was confirmed by his publicist this afternoon.

'The prince of midfielders' - Tributes paid after Kilkenny hurling great O'Brien passes away
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'The prince of midfielders' - Tributes paid after Kilkenny hurling great O'Brien passes away

Updated Aug 24th 2021, 5:06 PM 28,691 Views 11 Comments

Liam ‘Chunky’ O’Brien was part of four Kilkenny Liam MacCarthy Cup triumphs.

Tributes paid to Kyle Anderson following darts star's death aged 33
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Tributes paid to Kyle Anderson following darts star's death aged 33

Aug 24th 2021, 1:03 PM 12,849 Views 2 Comments

He played in seven World Championships after making his debut in the 2012-13 event.

# rip - Monday 23 August, 2021

Don Everly - early rock ‘n’ roll star and one half of the Everly Brothers - dies aged 84
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Don Everly - early rock ‘n’ roll star and one half of the Everly Brothers - dies aged 84

Aug 23rd 2021, 7:40 AM 11,425 Views 9 Comments

The duo were a massive influence on Simon and Garfunkel and The Beatles.

# rip - Friday 20 August, 2021

The Worst Witch author Jill Murphy dies aged 72
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The Worst Witch author Jill Murphy dies aged 72

Aug 20th 2021, 6:48 PM 21,736 Views 4 Comments

The writer was also well known for her Large Family series and her picture books.

Funeral details announced for medical student killed in accident on first day of GP placement
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Funeral details announced for medical student killed in accident on first day of GP placement

Aug 20th 2021, 4:50 PM 108,987 Views 16 Comments

Nelia Scheeres was killed when her car collided with a truck at Pope’s Quay at around 1.15pm on Monday.

Kill Bill star Sonny Chiba dies aged 82
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# Tributes

Kill Bill star Sonny Chiba dies aged 82

Aug 20th 2021, 9:44 AM 17,157 Views 13 Comments

Chiba rose to stardom in Japan in the 1960s, portraying samurai, fighters and police detectives.

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