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#RIP

# rip - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Abbey Theatre actress and Fr Ted star Rynagh O'Grady dies
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# RIP

Abbey Theatre actress and Fr Ted star Rynagh O'Grady dies

Feb 9th 2021, 2:41 PM 55,678 Views 21 Comments

O’Grady first appeared on the stage of Ireland’s National Theatre in 1969.

The Supremes singer and co-founder Mary Wilson has died aged 76
# Motown
# Motown

The Supremes singer and co-founder Mary Wilson has died aged 76

Feb 9th 2021, 9:10 AM 21,808 Views 10 Comments

The Supremes struck success in the late sixties with hits like Stop! In the Name of Love and Baby Love.

# rip - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks dies at 67
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Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks dies at 67

Feb 7th 2021, 9:24 AM 6,349 Views 6 Comments

The Olympic gold medal winner was among the few to defeat Muhammad Ali in a title bout.

# rip - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Tributes paid at funeral of teenage boy killed in Dublin last month
# Dublin
# Dublin

Tributes paid at funeral of teenage boy killed in Dublin last month

Feb 6th 2021, 11:11 AM 65,158 Views 0 Comments

The funeral heard of a talented young man who would have frequently have his peers “in stitches laughing”.

# rip - Friday 5 February, 2021

Sound of Music actor Christopher Plummer dies aged 91
# Christopher Plummer
# Christopher Plummer

Sound of Music actor Christopher Plummer dies aged 91

Updated Feb 5th 2021, 10:14 PM 46,609 Views 62 Comments

Plummer was the oldest actor to win an Academy Award for his role in 2010′s Beginners.

# rip - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Tony Trabert, who produced one of the greatest seasons in tennis history, dies
# Trailblazer
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# Trailblazer

Tony Trabert, who produced one of the greatest seasons in tennis history, dies

Feb 4th 2021, 11:39 PM 3,858 Views 1 Comment

The ATP Tour and International Tennis Hall of Fame announced his death at the age of 90.

Shelbourne legend Ben Hannigan dies aged 77
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# RIP

Shelbourne legend Ben Hannigan dies aged 77

Feb 4th 2021, 10:31 PM 3,883 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliner lined out for six League of Ireland sides during his career.

# rip - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Captain Tom Moore dies aged 100 after testing positive for Covid-19
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# RIP

Captain Tom Moore dies aged 100 after testing positive for Covid-19

Feb 2nd 2021, 4:27 PM 48,798 Views 57 Comments

His fundraising efforts raised more than £32 million for the NHS.

# rip - Friday 29 January, 2021

Pioneering US actress Cicely Tyson dies aged 96
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# RIP

Pioneering US actress Cicely Tyson dies aged 96

Jan 29th 2021, 8:34 AM 19,617 Views 8 Comments

Tyson’s acting career spanned seven decades and often tackled issues of racism and social justice.

# rip - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Josh Dunne's family pay tribute to a 'happy boy' who was 'a dreamer and a do-er'
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Josh Dunne's family pay tribute to a 'happy boy' who was 'a dreamer and a do-er'

Updated Jan 28th 2021, 5:10 PM 50,299 Views 0 Comments

Youth football clubs around Ireland have been paying tribute to the 16-year-old, who died on Tuesday night.

'One of the funniest of all time': Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman dies aged 94
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# RIP

'One of the funniest of all time': Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman dies aged 94

Jan 28th 2021, 8:26 AM 30,784 Views 14 Comments

Millions of viewers knew the actor as the self-absorbed neighbour Phyllis in The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

# rip - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Tributes paid to 'superstar' Cork soprano Cara O'Sullivan
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# RIP

Tributes paid to 'superstar' Cork soprano Cara O'Sullivan

Jan 27th 2021, 8:37 AM 93,194 Views 14 Comments

“When she unleashed her vocal fireworks, she made time stand still,” the artistic director of Irish National Opera said of Cara.

Former Aston Villa and Celtic boss Dr Jozef Venglos dies aged 84
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# RIP

Former Aston Villa and Celtic boss Dr Jozef Venglos dies aged 84

Jan 27th 2021, 8:11 AM 4,965 Views 2 Comments

Venglos paved the way for foreign managers in English football.

# rip - Saturday 23 January, 2021

US talk show host Larry King dies aged 87
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# RIP

US talk show host Larry King dies aged 87

Updated Jan 23rd 2021, 4:55 PM 50,498 Views 19 Comments

Larry King’s media company has said that the tv and radio interviewer died this morning.

# rip - Friday 22 January, 2021

Baseball mourns death of long-time home run king Hank Aaron
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From The42
# RIP

Baseball mourns death of long-time home run king Hank Aaron

Jan 22nd 2021, 9:31 PM 2,750 Views 1 Comment

Aaron passed Babe Ruth’s long-standing record in 1974 and his mark stood until an era rife with performance enhancing drugs.

'What stood out was how Kiernan’s public persona matched up exactly with who he was in private'
# Appreciation
From The42
# Appreciation

'What stood out was how Kiernan’s public persona matched up exactly with who he was in private'

Updated Jan 22nd 2021, 8:35 AM 37,280 Views 11 Comments

Cathal Dennehy pays tribute to the Irish athletics legend.

# rip - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Ciara Mageean pays tribute to 'friend, mentor and father figure' Jerry Kiernan
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From The42
# RIP

Ciara Mageean pays tribute to 'friend, mentor and father figure' Jerry Kiernan

Jan 21st 2021, 8:20 PM 8,484 Views 2 Comments

The former Olympic long-distance runner from Listowel in Kerry has passed away at the age of 67.

Irish athletics great Jerry Kiernan has died aged 67
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Irish athletics great Jerry Kiernan has died aged 67

Jan 21st 2021, 2:26 PM 103,186 Views 33 Comments

Kiernan finished ninth in the 1984 Olympic Marathon, and went on to coach many of Ireland’s top athletes.

# rip - Monday 18 January, 2021

Tributes paid after Kilkenny nursing home worker dies with Covid-19
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# RIP

Tributes paid after Kilkenny nursing home worker dies with Covid-19

Jan 18th 2021, 5:07 PM 66,517 Views 29 Comments

Solson Payyappillil Saviour passed away over the weekend.

# rip - Saturday 16 January, 2021

'It's very sad, just so grateful to have those memories and appreciate everything he did for us'
# Eamonn Ryan
From The42
# Eamonn Ryan

'It's very sad, just so grateful to have those memories and appreciate everything he did for us'

Jan 16th 2021, 10:00 AM 18,447 Views 2 Comments

The late Eamonn Ryan leaves behind a great legacy with the impact he made on players he coached.

# rip - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy
# The Master
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# The Master

Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy

Jan 14th 2021, 9:28 PM 19,060 Views 5 Comments

The Cork great passed away today.

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55
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3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55

Jan 14th 2021, 8:35 PM 11,108 Views 0 Comments

She was the quiet half of a powerful partnership with the outgoing Marnie McBean.

Siegfried Fischbacher of Las Vegas illusionist act Siegfried & Roy has died aged 81
# Tiger King
# Tiger King

Siegfried Fischbacher of Las Vegas illusionist act Siegfried & Roy has died aged 81

Jan 14th 2021, 3:45 PM 20,933 Views 10 Comments

Fischbacher’s long-time showbusiness partner, Roy Horn, died last year of complications from Covid-19 at a Las Vegas hospital.

'A legend in his own lifetime' - 10-time All-Ireland-winning manager Éamonn Ryan passes away
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# RIP

'A legend in his own lifetime' - 10-time All-Ireland-winning manager Éamonn Ryan passes away

Jan 14th 2021, 2:28 PM 29,618 Views 10 Comments

The iconic Cork GAA figure steered the Rebel County’s ladies footballers to 10 All-Irelands in 11 years.

# rip - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Woman in her 80s dies in Kerry car crash
# Fatal Crash
# Fatal Crash

Woman in her 80s dies in Kerry car crash

Jan 12th 2021, 8:43 PM 30,238 Views 2 Comments

The woman was pronounced dead at Univeristy Hospital Kerry.

# rip - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Tipperary hurling great Theo English dies aged 90
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# RIP

Tipperary hurling great Theo English dies aged 90

Jan 10th 2021, 11:48 AM 12,540 Views 7 Comments

English won five senior All-Ireland hurling titles with the Premier in the 1950s and 1960s.

# rip - Friday 8 January, 2021

Michael Apted, director of Coal Miner’s Daughter and Seven Up documentaries, dies at 79
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# RIP

Michael Apted, director of Coal Miner’s Daughter and Seven Up documentaries, dies at 79

Jan 8th 2021, 10:00 PM 15,970 Views 10 Comments

Apted is also known for Gorillas In The Mist and James Bond film The World Is Not Enough.

# rip - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Joe Winters, revered NY businessman and boxing manager - including to Joe Ward - dies aged 54
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From The42
# RIP

Joe Winters, revered NY businessman and boxing manager - including to Joe Ward - dies aged 54

Jan 6th 2021, 11:27 AM 4,895 Views 0 Comments

The Irish-American, who built or accrued over 100 companies and was renowned for his philanthropy, died following a short battle with Covid-19.

# rip - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Former Manchester City and England midfielder Colin Bell dies at 74
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Former Manchester City and England midfielder Colin Bell dies at 74

Jan 5th 2021, 7:47 PM 5,844 Views 9 Comments

Bell made 492 appearances and scored 152 goals for City during his 13-year stay at the club.

# rip - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Bagatelle frontman Liam Reilly has died aged 65
# Summer In Dublin
# Summer In Dublin

Bagatelle frontman Liam Reilly has died aged 65

Jan 2nd 2021, 11:05 AM 85,883 Views 65 Comments

“We know that his many friends and countless fans around the world will share in our grief as we mourn his loss,” his family said in a statement.

# rip - Friday 1 January, 2021

Covid-19: Guard of honour for healthcare assistant at Dublin hospital who died on Christmas Eve
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# RIP

Covid-19: Guard of honour for healthcare assistant at Dublin hospital who died on Christmas Eve

Jan 1st 2021, 11:59 AM 72,743 Views 32 Comments

Filipino native Mariter Tarugo worked in St Vincent’s Hospital.

# rip - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Man (30s) dies after car crash in Wexford
# Enniscorthy
# Enniscorthy

Man (30s) dies after car crash in Wexford

Dec 31st 2020, 5:34 PM 50,515 Views 5 Comments

The crash occurred at around 9.25am this morning.

Former Man Utd and Scotland manager Tommy Docherty dies aged 92
# The Doc
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# The Doc

Former Man Utd and Scotland manager Tommy Docherty dies aged 92

Dec 31st 2020, 4:30 PM 26,878 Views 24 Comments

Docherty managed 12 clubs as well as his stint in charge of Scotland.

# rip - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

In memoriam: Remembering those we lost in 2020
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# RIP

In memoriam: Remembering those we lost in 2020

Dec 30th 2020, 6:00 PM 29,194 Views 8 Comments

We take a look back at some of the many greats we lost this year.

# rip - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

In memoriam: Remembering the famous faces from around the world we lost in 2020
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# RIP

In memoriam: Remembering the famous faces from around the world we lost in 2020

Dec 29th 2020, 8:00 PM 57,459 Views 26 Comments

From Chadwick Boseman to Sean Connery we take a look back at some of the many greats that the world lost.

# rip - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Alex Ferguson pays tribute to ‘biggest adversary in football’ Jim McLean
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From The42
# RIP

Alex Ferguson pays tribute to ‘biggest adversary in football’ Jim McLean

Dec 27th 2020, 4:58 PM 8,195 Views 1 Comment

The former Dundee United manager died yesterday at the age of 83.

# rip - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Colum Eastwood: We live in the Ireland that John Hume imagined - an island at peace
# SDLp
# SDLp

Colum Eastwood: We live in the Ireland that John Hume imagined - an island at peace

Dec 24th 2020, 12:30 PM 10,047 Views 28 Comments

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood pays tribute to John Hume and asks what the peacemaker would have made of the events of 2020.

# rip - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Model Stella Tennant dies aged 50
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# RIP

Model Stella Tennant dies aged 50

Dec 23rd 2020, 4:51 PM 89,389 Views 9 Comments

The mother-of-four was a high-profile model from the 1990s.

# rip - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Groundsman dies after heat lamp accident
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From The42
# RIP

Groundsman dies after heat lamp accident

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:29 AM 10,975 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred shortly after Lorient’s 3-0 home defeat to Rennes.

# rip - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Adventurer and author Tim Severin dies aged 80
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# RIP

Adventurer and author Tim Severin dies aged 80

Dec 19th 2020, 2:09 PM 24,917 Views 16 Comments

Severin is best remembered for his ‘Brendan Voyage’ across the North Atlantic.