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# rip - Thursday 26 December, 2019

From The42 'He put his life, his heart and soul into it... when he's not there, that's the hard part now' Tribute

'He put his life, his heart and soul into it... when he's not there, that's the hard part now'

Carnacon and Mayo ladies football legend Jimmy Corbett passed away earlier this year. A celebration of his life and legacy.

# rip - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

From The42 Waterford FC legend and seven-time league winner dies aged 73 RIP

Waterford FC legend and seven-time league winner dies aged 73

Johnny Matthews was also a respected manager during a distinguished football career.

Famed songwriter who penned tracks such as September and the Friends theme tune dies aged 72

Allee Willis wrote hundreds of tracks for artists including Earth, Wind and Fire and the Pet Shop Boys.

British father and his two children drown in swimming pool in the Costa del Sol

It’s understood a 9-year-old girl got into difficulty and her older brother and father tried to rescue her.

# rip - Monday 23 December, 2019

American spiritual teacher Ram Dass dies aged 88 RIP

American spiritual teacher Ram Dass dies aged 88

Born Richard Alpert, he was a peer of Timothy Leary and played a big role in the psychedelic movement of the 1960s.

# rip - Saturday 21 December, 2019

From The42 1966 World Cup-winner Martin Peters dies aged 76 RIP

1966 World Cup-winner Martin Peters dies aged 76

The West Ham legend scored England’s second goal in the 1966 final.

# rip - Friday 20 December, 2019

Two firefighters die battling bushfires as Australian PM faces barrage of criticism for Hawaiian holiday

Scott Morrison was forced to cut short his family trip.

# rip - Thursday 19 December, 2019

From The42 Former France international and Top 14 winner Ibrahim Diarra dies aged 36 RIP

Former France international and Top 14 winner Ibrahim Diarra dies aged 36

Diarra started his professional career with Montauban before spending seven seasons with Castres.

# rip - Monday 16 December, 2019

Funeral of Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin to take place in Mansion House on Thursday

The young man died after he was struck by a Luas in Dublin city early yesterday morning.

# rip - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Cyclist who died after collision with Luas named as Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin RIP

Cyclist who died after collision with Luas named as Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin

Labour leader Brendan Howlin was among those paying tribute to Cormac Ó Braonáin, calling him a “positive force for good”.

# rip - Friday 13 December, 2019

From The42 Triple Olympic gold medallist and New Zealand running legend dies aged 80 RIP

Triple Olympic gold medallist and New Zealand running legend dies aged 80

Peter Snell was the first male athlete to win the 800m-1500m double at an Olympics since 1920.

Oscar-nominated star of Do the Right Thing Danny Aiello dies aged 86 RIP

Oscar-nominated star of Do the Right Thing Danny Aiello dies aged 86

Aiello died last night after a brief illness.

# rip - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Naturalist and TV personality David Bellamy dies aged 86

In a statement, the director of the foundation he co-founded described Bellamy as a “larger-than-life character”.

From The42 Tributes pour in as ex-Premier League manager Jim Smith passes away The Bald Eagle This post contains videos

Tributes pour in as ex-Premier League manager Jim Smith passes away

The 79-year-old had spells in charge of Derby County, Newcastle United, QPR, Portsmouth and Birmingham City.

From The42 'A larger than life character' - Northern Irish footballer dies aged 24 RIP

'A larger than life character' - Northern Irish footballer dies aged 24

Carrick Rangers say defender Gerard Thompson suffered a ‘very untimely sudden passing’ last night.

# rip - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Law Society pays tribute to Irish barrister Paul Anthony McDermott RIP

Law Society pays tribute to Irish barrister Paul Anthony McDermott

Tributes have been paid to the well-known barrister and commentator, who has died aged 47.

Roxette lead singer Marie Fredriksson dies aged 61

She had been battling cancer for 17 years.

# rip - Sunday 8 December, 2019

From The42 Bristol City striker thanks fans for messages of support following death of two-year-old daughter RIP

Bristol City striker thanks fans for messages of support following death of two-year-old daughter

Benik Afobe’s daughter, Amora, passed away earlier this month.

# rip - Friday 6 December, 2019

Tributes paid to 'quiet but powerful' widow of one of Northern Ireland's Disappeared

Kathleen Armstrong died earlier today aged 90.

# rip - Monday 2 December, 2019

Vigil to be held for victims of London Bridge terror attack RIP

Vigil to be held for victims of London Bridge terror attack

The vigil will take place this morning and will be attended by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

# rip - Thursday 28 November, 2019

From The42 Cork GAA mourns death of 2010 All-Ireland winning selector RIP

Cork GAA mourns death of 2010 All-Ireland winning selector

Bantry Blues clubman Terry O’Neill has passed away.

# rip - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Writer and broadcaster Clive James dies aged 80 RIP

Writer and broadcaster Clive James dies aged 80

The critic famed for his poetry, wit and cultural commentary died at his home in Cambridge.

Tributes to 'culinary legend' as TV chef Gary Rhodes dies aged 59 RIP

Tributes to 'culinary legend' as TV chef Gary Rhodes dies aged 59

The British chef opened a restaurant in Dublin in 2006.

# rip - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Man in his 60s dies in Sligo crash RIP

Man in his 60s dies in Sligo crash

The sole occupant of the jeep, a man in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene.

# rip - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Actor and comedian Niall Tóibín dies aged 89 RIP

Actor and comedian Niall Tóibín dies aged 89

He passed away in Dublin this morning.

# rip - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

From The42 FAI lead tributes after passing of 'Godfather of schoolboy football in Ireland,' Fran Ray RIP

FAI lead tributes after passing of 'Godfather of schoolboy football in Ireland,' Fran Ray

Mr Ray, the Dublin and District Schoolboys League [DDSL] Honorary Life President, died today.

# rip - Saturday 9 November, 2019

A nation says goodbye to Gay Byrne - the man who 'showed us to ourselves' RIP

A nation says goodbye to Gay Byrne - the man who 'showed us to ourselves'

The funeral of Gay Byrne took place at the Pro Cathedral in Dublin yesterday.

# rip - Friday 8 November, 2019

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy RIP

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy

Two 15-year-old boys are among the dead.

A final round of applause for Gaybo as pioneering broadcaster's funeral takes place

Family, friends and fans of the broadcasting giant gathered to pay their final respects.

'I grew up with him in a sense': Fans outside Pro Cathedral pay tribute to Gaybo RIP

'I grew up with him in a sense': Fans outside Pro Cathedral pay tribute to Gaybo

The funeral of the RTÉ broadcaster is currently taking place in Dublin.

Funeral cortège of Gay Byrne to pass through Howth Village en route to Pro Cathedral

The funeral will begin at noon at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral, and will be broadcast on RTÉ.

# rip - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Book of condolence for Gay Byrne to open at Dublin's Mansion House this morning

The public will be able to pay their respects at The Mansion House, Dawson Street today from 11am and 5pm and then tomorrow between 10am and 5pm.

'He heralded a huge change in Irish life': How Gay Byrne brought sex to Irish TV

The broadcaster passed away yesterday aged 85.

# rip - Monday 4 November, 2019

11-year-old boy found dead in a house in Limerick named locally

Brooklyn Colbert was found with multiple injuries at a house in Limerick last night.

A master broadcaster whose work challenged Irish society: Gay Byrne (1934-2019) RIP

A master broadcaster whose work challenged Irish society: Gay Byrne (1934-2019)

As host of the Late Late for almost four decades, Byrne played a major role in a changing Ireland.

Sex, condoms and Boyzone: 20 memorable moments from Gay Byrne's career

From sex therapists to U2, Gay Byrne has interviewed a lot of people during his career.

Open thread: Share your favourite memories of the late Gay Byrne RIP

Open thread: Share your favourite memories of the late Gay Byrne

Alongside the Late Late, the veteran broadcaster also presented the weekday Gay Byrne Show on RTÉ radio for almost three decades.

Special live edition of The Late Late Show to be broadcast tomorrow to remember Gay Byrne

The tribute show will be broadcast tomorrow at 9.35pm on RTÉ One.

Broadcasting legend Gay Byrne has died aged 85 RIP

Broadcasting legend Gay Byrne has died aged 85

Byrne will be best remembered for his near four decades at the helm of the Late Late Show.

# rip - Thursday 31 October, 2019

From The42 'Without him, there would be no Drogheda United today' - Club legend Hoey passes away RIP

'Without him, there would be no Drogheda United today' - Club legend Hoey passes away

Tributes have been made to the Drogs’ former chairman.