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# tributes

Last month
May 2023
Tributes paid to renowned Chieftains fiddle player Seán Keane after death at 76
The Dubliner, who recently performed for Joe Biden in Ballina, has been described as as “beacon” for Irish traditional music.
This year
'Rest in peace champ': Tributes paid to talented Irish boxer (20s) who died in Sligo car crash
Oran Gethins (23) died in a crash close to his home in Co Sligo.
# Fiona Lavelle
Tributes paid to Irish woman who died while hiking in western Australia
Fiona Lavelle, a paramedic, was originally from Co Mayo.
# Henry McDonald
'Everything a journalist should be': Tributes paid to late Irish reporter Henry McDonald
He was best known for his roles as Ireland correspondent for The Guardian and Observer newspapers.
Tributes paid after ‘brilliant broadcaster’ Dickie Davies dies
He was best known for anchoring World of Sport on ITV.
# Aid
GOAL says 27 of its employees died in earthquake in Turkey and Syria
A number of other staff members are still unaccounted for.
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Tributes paid following death of former Education Minister Niamh Bhreathnach
Bhreathnach worked as a Labour party Councillor in Blackrock, Dublin and later as a TD for Dún Laoghaire.
# Kerry
Tributes paid following the death of trad musician Séamus Begley at 73
Begley released eight albums throughout his career, notably the award-winning album ‘Meitheal’ with Australian guitarist Steve Cooney
# tributes
Fans mourn Pele at public viewing in Brazil stadium
Football fans started arriving at the Vila Belmiro Stadium in the early hours of this morning to pay their last respects.
Last year
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'A true genius': Celebrities lead tributes following death of designer Vivienne Westwood
Westwood’s family announced her passing yesterday aged 81.
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'An inspiration to generations': Tributes continue to pour in following death of Pele
The three-time World Cup winner died yesterday having been in hospital in Sao Paulo since late November.
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'Before Pele, '10' was just a number' - The world pays respects to football's eternal king
Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Cristiano Ronaldo were among those to contextualise Pele’s importance to the beautiful game.
Terry Hall hailed as 'musical pioneer' following death at 63
The singer-songwriter rose to fame as part of the band, who were pioneers of the ska scene in the UK.
# Defence Forces
'He was due back before Christmas': Tributes paid at the loss of Private Seán Rooney
A former teacher recalled the 23 year old as having a clear passion for joining the Irish army from during his school days.
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'A remarkable man': Bethany Home campaigner Derek Leinster dies aged 81
His legal proceedings against the State are ongoing.
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The Late Late show will pay tribute to Vicky Phelan during Friday night's programme
Vicky Phelan died in the early hours of Monday morning.
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Book of condolences for Vicky Phelan opened in Limerick
Cllr Daniel Butler, who presented Vicky Phelan with the freedom of the city nine months ago, called her a ‘national hero.’
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Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has died
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said she was “a woman of extraordinary courage and integrity”.
Vicky died in the early hours of this morning in Limerick, surrounded by her family
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said she was "a woman of extraordinary courage and integrity"
President Michael D Higgins said the campaigner "made an enormous contribution to Irish society"
Family pay tribute to Vicky Phelan: 'Her passing will leave a void in our lives'
Vicky Phelan: A tenacious, adored campaigner who strengthened the voice of women in Ireland
# Investigation
Tributes paid to psychic medium and 'good character' Stefan Posschier after Westmeath killing
Stefan Posschier was found dead at a house on Tuesday evening.
# tributes
Angela Lansbury: Late TV star said she was 'eternally grateful' for her Irish roots
The actress was best known for her portrayal of Jessica Fletcher in American drama series Murder, She Wrote.
# Donegal
'We do not have words to explain it': First funerals for victims of Creeslough explosion take place
Separate funeral masses will be held for Jessica Gallagher (24) and Martin McGill (49) at St Michael’s Church.
# Champions League
Rangers defy Uefa, but defeated by Napoli at Ibrox
Rangers’ return to the Champions League after a 12-year absence is quickly turning into a nightmare on the field.
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'Devastating': Teenage jockey who died in Kerry named as Henry de Bromhead’s son, Jack
Tributes have been pouring in for the young jockey.
# songs of praise
BBC presenter Bill Turnbull dies aged 66 after prostate cancer fight
His former co-presenter Susanna Reid said: “Bill was the kindest, funniest, most generous man in the business.”
Gorbachev to be buried in Moscow on Saturday as tributes pour in for last Soviet leader
President Michael D Higgins said the former Soviet leader was “a man of good instinct who offered hope”.
# star trek v
Tributes as Nichelle Nichols, who starred as Lt Uhura in Star Trek, dies aged 89
Her son, Kyle Johnson, said she died of natural causes.
# paul sorvino
Paul Sorvino’s daughter leads tributes to ‘talented and giving’ Goodfellas star
The actor also played starred in the TV series Law & Order.
Tributes paid to academic and policing expert Vicky Conway
Among those to pay tribute was the Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris, as well as her podcasting colleagues.
# Funeral
Man fatally stabbed in Cork last week laid to rest
Hundreds of mourners gathered in Carrigaline today.
Iggy Pop leads tributes to 'huge talent' Mark Lanegan
Lanegan was a member of Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age and The Gutter Twins.
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Tributes paid to DUP's Christopher Stalford, who passed away suddenly aged 39
Christopher Stalford was an MLA for south Belfast.
Tributes paid to author and journalist Colm Keane, who has died aged 70
He was the author of 29 books and produced several documentaries.
'The vaults of heaven will be ringing with rock': Tributes paid to Meat Loaf who has died aged 74
His family confirmed the news, saying: “Our hearts are broken.”
'Voice of the West': Tributes as former RTÉ correspondent Jim Fahy dies aged 75
Fellow journalists and those employed by the station paid tribute to their former colleague today on social media.
# ashling murphy
'She was just a beautiful person ... Her life has been stolen from her'
Family friends and locals in Tullamore have been speaking of their shock at the murder of Ashling Murphy.
Tributes paid to 'once in a generation' actor Sidney Poitier following death
US President Joe Biden, former president Barack Obama and actor Quincy Jones led tributes to the actor, who has died aged 94.
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# desmond tutu
South Africa begins week of mourning following the death of Desmond Tutu
The anti-apartheid activist passed away yesterday at the age of 90.
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‘A man of words and action’: Tributes paid to Desmond Tutu following death
President Michael D Higgins said Desmond Tutu was “a man of profound wisdom”.
Tributes paid after former Athlone manager Eddie Wallace dies
The late coach also worked at a number of other League of Ireland clubs including Bray Wanderers, Cabinteely, UCD and St Patrick’s Athletic.
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'One of our greatest poets': Tributes paid after death of Thomas Kinsella
Kinsella was granted the Honorary Freedom of the City of Dublin in 2007.