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# rip - Yesterday’s News

Argentina football great Diego Maradona has died aged 60

  • A spokesman confirmed the news this evening.
  • He played for the likes of Napoli and Barcelona before hanging up his boots in 1997.

Patricia Carrick - who received apology from Taoiseach over missed cervical cancer diagnosis - has died

Patricia Carrick passed away peacefully overnight, her husband said.

# rip - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

From The42 Former France wing Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48 RIP

Former France wing Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48

The wing/fullback scored 25 tries for his country in 67 caps.

# rip - Monday 23 November, 2020

From The42 Maurice Setters, Ireland assistant manager under Jack Charlton, dies aged 83 RIP

Maurice Setters, Ireland assistant manager under Jack Charlton, dies aged 83

‘Maurice played a key role in the success of the Irish team in the 1980s and 1990s,’ reads an FAI statement.

# rip - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Tributes paid to elderly Tyrone couple who died with Covid-19 just hours apart

Owen and Bredge Ward died in Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry on Tuesday.

# rip - Sunday 15 November, 2020

From The42 Liverpool and Spurs legend Ray Clemence dies aged 72 RIP

Liverpool and Spurs legend Ray Clemence dies aged 72

The goalkeeper won 61 caps for his country and three European Cups and five First Division titles with the Reds.

TV star Des O’Connor dies after suffering fall at home

The entertainer died in hospital yesterday, his longtime agent and family friend said.

# rip - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

10-time NBA championship winner and Boston Celtics legend dies aged 86

Tommy Heinsohn was part of the Celtics team which dominated US basketball during the late 1950s to mid-1960s.

# rip - Saturday 7 November, 2020

From The42 Tributes paid after passing of well-known hurling figures in Limerick and Offaly RIP

Tributes paid after passing of well-known hurling figures in Limerick and Offaly

Patrickswell paid tribute to county winner Paul Carey while the Birr club are mourning the passing of Adrian Cahill.

# rip - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

John Sessions, actor and comedian, dies aged 67

He was known for regular appearances on shows like Whose Line Is It Anyway? and Have I Got News For You, as well as his work on Spitting Image.

# rip - Monday 2 November, 2020

Veteran journalist and Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk dies aged 74

The Independent, for which Fisk wrote since 1989, described him as “the most celebrated journalist of his era”.

# rip - Saturday 31 October, 2020

James Bond actor Sean Connery has died aged 90

The actor had a career than spanned several decades.

# rip - Friday 30 October, 2020

From The42 World Cup-winning former England and Manchester United midfielder Nobby Stiles dies aged 78 RIP

World Cup-winning former England and Manchester United midfielder Nobby Stiles dies aged 78

He passed away today after a long illness.

# rip - Thursday 29 October, 2020

From The42 Two-time Grand Slam winner and Lions legend JJ Williams dies aged 72 Welsh Wizard

Two-time Grand Slam winner and Lions legend JJ Williams dies aged 72

The Llanelli icon was described as ‘a man who inspired a generation’ as the tributes poured in for one of the finest finishers rugby has ever seen.

Cannon & Ball star Bobby Ball dies at 76 after testing positive for Covid-19

The star was admitted to hospital with breathing problems.

# rip - Sunday 25 October, 2020

From The42 Former TV presenter and Grandstand host Frank Bough dies aged 87 RIP

Former TV presenter and Grandstand host Frank Bough dies aged 87

The broadcaster was part of the BBC’s commentary team for England’s World Cup win in 1966.

# rip - Sunday 18 October, 2020

From The42 Tributes pour in after former Tyrone goalkeeper dies aged 33 RIP

Tributes pour in after former Tyrone goalkeeper dies aged 33

Jonathan Curran won an All-Ireland under Mickey Harte in 2008.

Paddy Doyle: An extract from The God Squad, by the late author

In an extract from his moving, searing memoir, Paddy Doyle writes about his early days at St Michael’s Industrial School after his parents both died.

# rip - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal tractor crash in Kilkenny

A man died after his tractor overturned last week.

# rip - Monday 12 October, 2020

Disability activist Paddy Doyle dies aged 69

The God Squad author’s death was confirmed by his family this morning.

# rip - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Opinion: Telling the stories of Irish women - a tribute to Margaret MacCurtain

Academic Mary McAuliffe pays tribute to Dr MacCurtain and the groundbreaking work she did.

# rip - Friday 9 October, 2020

From The42 Tributes paid following sudden death of Irish Olympian Pat Hooper RIP

Tributes paid following sudden death of Irish Olympian Pat Hooper

Pat Hooper represented Ireland at the 1980 Olympic Games.

# rip - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65

Tributes have been paid to the musician who has died after a long battle with cancer.

# rip - Monday 5 October, 2020

Woman (90s) dies following Westmeath road crash

The incident happened around 2.15pm this afternoon.

# rip - Friday 2 October, 2020

'His legacy is immense': Irish poet Derek Mahon has died, aged 78

His poem Everything Is Going To Be All Right brought solace after the pandemic broke out in March.

From The42 'It was just very emotional because he would have loved nothing more than to see that' In Memory This post contains videos

'It was just very emotional because he would have loved nothing more than to see that'

John Small pays tribute to his late father, Declan – ‘the heart and soul of the club’ – after Ballymun Kickham’s Dublin SFC win.

# rip - Thursday 1 October, 2020

From The42 Former Bohemians and Sligo footballer Robbie Brunton has died at the age of 47 RIP

Former Bohemians and Sligo footballer Robbie Brunton has died at the age of 47

Heartfelt tributes are being paid after the former League of Ireland player’s passing.

# rip - Monday 28 September, 2020

Man (50s) dies in M1 road crash

The crash happened around 12.45pm today.

# rip - Sunday 27 September, 2020

From The42 The Irish football fan who inspired a community Tribute

The Irish football fan who inspired a community

Cork City star Gearóid Morrissey pays tribute to lifelong supporter John Kennedy who passed away last week.

# rip - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

From The42 One half of legendary WWE tag team dies RIP

One half of legendary WWE tag team dies

Road Warrior Animal, who made a name for himself in the Legion of Doom, has passed away at the age of 60.

# rip - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Celebrity astrologer Jackie Stallone - mother of Sylvester Stallone - dies aged 98

Her son, the singer Frank Stallone, confirmed news of her death on Monday.

# rip - Monday 21 September, 2020

Actor Michael Lonsdale - who played a Bond villain in Moonraker - dies aged 89

The French-British actor was best known for his villainous turn as Hugo Drax opposite Roger Moore’s 007 in Moonraker.

# rip - Saturday 19 September, 2020

President Higgins' dog Síoda dies following short illness

Bród and Síoda had become the stars of the Áras in recent years.

# rip - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

From The42 'I spent a long time crying last night' - McCoy pays tribute to Pat Smullen RIP

'I spent a long time crying last night' - McCoy pays tribute to Pat Smullen

Smullen passed away yesterday at the age of just 43.

Bereaved families want answers about their loved ones' final days in nursing homes, committee is told

An expert warned that the huge issue will have implications for the grieving process.

From The42 A gentleman and complete professional – Pat Smullen was one of the greats RIP

A gentleman and complete professional – Pat Smullen was one of the greats

Long and distinguished career will never be forgotten.

# rip - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

From The42 9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen dies aged 43 RIP

9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen dies aged 43

The Offaly native passed away this evening in Dublin.

# rip - Thursday 10 September, 2020

'A force of nature': Actress Dame Diana Rigg dies aged 82

Rigg was diagnosed with cancer in March and died early this morning.

# rip - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

From The42 Tributes paid after death of former Dublin dual star Jimmy Lavin RIP

Tributes paid after death of former Dublin dual star Jimmy Lavin

The St Vincent’s great won All-Ireland minor titles in both codes and represented the Dublin senior footballers with distinction.

# rip - Friday 4 September, 2020

From The42 'It's very difficult when it's one of your own colleagues' - impact of Detective Colm Horkan's death RIP

'It's very difficult when it's one of your own colleagues' - impact of Detective Colm Horkan's death

Former Kerry footballer Aidan O’Mahony has been working in An Garda Síochána for some 14 years.

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