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January
January 2024
Sophie Toscan du Plantier's uncle says Ian Bailey tried to contact her family multiple times
Italian football legend Gigi Riva dies
Ian Bailey, chief suspect in murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier, has died
'Trailblazer' Annie Nightingale, the first female presenter on BBC Radio 1, has died aged 83
Sinéad O'Connor died of natural causes, coroner confirms
German football legend Franz Beckenbauer has died aged 78
Franz Beckenbauer has died, aged 78
The German football legend won a World Cup as a player and manager.
Brazil's Mario Zagallo, the first to win World Cup as both player and manager, dies aged 92
Starsky & Hutch actor David Soul dies aged 80
Kate Garraway announces death of husband Derek Draper, 56, who suffered long effects of Covid-19
Mary Poppins actress Glynis Johns dies aged 100
Gerry O'Carroll, former murder squad detective, has died
Tributes paid to Kilkenny man who died off Australian coast on New Year's Day
Kilkenny pay tribute to two-time All-Ireland winner
Last year
2023
In memoriam: Remembering the famous faces from around the world we lost in 2023
Uganda Olympic athlete Benjamin Kiplagat found dead in Kenya
Australian investigative journalist John Pilger dies aged 84
In memoriam: Remembering the famous Irish faces we lost in 2023
The Full Monty actor Tom Wilkinson dies aged 75
Former EU Commission president Jacques Delors has died aged 98
Moshing, pushing and sweating: 'Being at the front of a Pogues gig was heaven for me'
Declan Bogue
Offaly hurling great Johnny Flaherty dies, aged 74
Irish woman whose weather forecast changed the timing of D-Day has died aged 100
'There is no safe haven': Over 60 journalists killed since start of Israel-Hamas conflict
The conflict is one of the deadliest for journalists in history.
Matthew Perry died of 'acute effects of ketamine', says medical examiner
Emmerdale star Steve Halliwell, who played Zak Dingle, dies aged 77
Young fisherman dies on board vessel off Co Cork
Man (50s) dead after he was found with serious injuries in cycle lane in Sligo
Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andre Braugher dies aged 61
Tributes paid to actor Frank Twomey after 'Bosco' presenter dies
'A titan of rugby union' - Syd Millar dies, aged 89
Actor Ryan O'Neal known for Love Story and Paper Moon dies age 82
'Fearless and remarkable' - Irish motorsport icon Rosemary Smith dies at age of 86
'Fearless and remarkable' - Irish motorsport icon Rosemary Smith dies at age of 86
Tributes paid after death of former Tyrone minor footballer in Sydney
Tributes paid after death of former Tyrone minor footballer in Sydney
Tributes paid to Northern Irish soldier who was killed while off duty in Kenya
Victoria Mary Clarke speaks of the loss of her husband Shane MacGowan
Tony Duffin: Shane MacGowan was more than a Fairytale…
Tony Duffin
'One of music’s greatest lyricists': Tributes paid to 'genius' Shane MacGowan